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Application Scientist (Development/Assay Technologies)

Hopkinton, Massachusetts

On the R&D team, you’ll join 700 scientists, researchers, clinicians, software developers, data scientists and engineers who work in all phases of the product development lifecycle – including concept, planning, development and validation on new product launches and patents. Together, you’ll build next-generation solutions that contribute to food safety, diagnostic innovations, drug development, big data technologies and more. The future of environmental, human and life sciences is up to you.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel

Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in R&D at PerkinElmer.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Innovative

Employee Quote

There is a deep mutual respect for each other’s skills and contributions. Whether it’s taking on a new process skill or a new software skill, we are always moving forward so you never get bored – that’s what makes it exciting even after 30 years.

Jay Ives, Sr. Manager, Spectroscopy R&D

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Medical, Dental and Vision
Healthcare FSA
Dependent Care FSA
Health and Wellness Programs

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401(k)

Tuition Reimbursement
Professional Development

Maternity and
Paternity Leave

Paid Holidays and
Sick Days

Life and Disability
Insurance

Work/Life Balance

Responsibilities

Location(s) Hopkinton, Massachusetts Status Regular Job ID JR-019552

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic applications to support the reagents and instrument teams- assay technologies such as AlphaLISA, HTRF, DELFIA, Cellular Cytometry and Mobility Shift assays (partial list) and business needs.

  • Generate application specific technical content for use by Sales and Marketing such as application notes, guides and technical briefs, including writing the document.

  • Develop applications-based scientific posters and presentations for use at scientific conferences and webinars as well as publications.

  • Evaluate novel assay technologies for the PerkinElmer portfolio.

  • Support reagent and instrument demonstrations and trainings for customers.

  • Work collaboratively with other PerkinElmer organizations in developing applications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Science degree and 2+ years experience.

or

  • Advanced Degree in Biochemistry or related field and 0 years of experience.

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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