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Working As An Application Scientist

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  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Mostly Sitting

  • $66,587

    Average Salary

What Does An Application Scientist Do At Agilent Technologies, Inc.

* Seeking highly motivated, trained GC, GC/MS, LC, or LC/MS applications scientist to support the growth of Agilent’s Sample Preparation Products (SPP) portfolio.
* Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Drive the SPP marketing and commercialization strategy as a technical expert.
* Develop and maintain strategic relationships with industry influencers and pivotal customers to increase organizational understanding of real customer problems and expectations.
* Monitor industry trends from technical perspective; identify gaps from critical customer needs in the related industries.
* Develop original new applications and solutions using Agilent’s SPP products and communicate the work via technical publications or presentations.
* Support Agilent’s SPP business by providing expert training to customers, Agilent personnel and through participation in customer road shows and industry events

What Does An Application Scientist Do At Thermo Fisher Scientific

* Performance of application tests to support customer requests and issues.
* Support the product manager in the creation of marketing materials including specification sheets and application notes.
* General lab and immunoassay experience; experience with automation systems, LC
* MS and LC
* MS/MS is a plus.
* Verification and evaluation testing of new and sustaining projects.
* Beta testing and execution of verification/validation testing for new product introductions.
* Help in resolving customer complaints including providing feedback to management, commercial, quality and engineering.
* Train commercial and other team members on updated products.
* Support the quality manager in the performance of quality testing
* Professional Characteristics:
* Must work well with others – inspires trust and open communication amongst team members and peers.
* Passionately shares Thermo Fisher Scientific’s 4i values.
* Global mindset, excellent communication and presentation skills, including strong active listening skills.
* Results and proactive solution driven, the ability to think critically to overcome potential business hurdles to complete tasks
* Successful communicator both verbally and written

What Does An Application Scientist Do At Dupont

* The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:
* Conduct applied research and product development with probiotic bacteria with an emphasis on culture stability in a wide range of food and beverage systems.
* Solid understanding of the clinical trial data for each probiotic strain.
* Presentation of this data to Innovation, Sales and Customers will be required.
* Knowledge of probiotic stability in formulation and processing of a variety of food applications.
* Perform laboratory experiments to determine real-time stability of probiotic products in various applications.
* Manage and conduct testing of finished probiotic products.
* Organize and analyze the resulting stability data for distribution
* Close collaboration with the probiotics Technology & Innovation team.
* Keep up-to-date on trends and new technical developments by monitoring competitors' activities, current developed new methods of processing ingredients in applicable areas.
* Assist customers by participating in in-house visits, answering technical questions, and provide technical services to customers and sales group.
* Maintain clean work areas and ensure that equipment in the laboratory is properly maintained and is operational.
* Compliance with applicable company policies concerning maintaining a drug free workplace is required.
* Compliance with all Company and Department policies is required.
* RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY
* Incumbent must strictly adhere to Innovation Department guidelines and protocol when handling hazardous substances

What Does An Application Scientist Do At Bruker Corporation

* As part of the North America sales applications team you will primarily lead sales applications activities principally in the Bay Area but supporting sales opportunities as and when necessary for all North America.
* The position is heavily AFM focused and the successful candidate will be responsible for market growth and gaining market share by superior sample measurement, product demonstration and out strategizing the competition.
* ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
* Attend tradeshows, exhibitions, conferences and workshops to promote Bruker AFM products and generate new leads.
* Help qualify opportunities with sales team by understanding customer applications and requirements and conveying best Bruker solution or product configuration.
* Travel with sales colleagues to customer sites to answer questions and give high level technical presentations on Bruker’s AFM products and solutions.
* Measure customer samples and produce quality reports to further sales case.
* Conduct instrument demonstrations in San Jose and at other Bruker offices and at customer sites to help close sales cases.
* Help provide technical response to tenders and bids calling for Bruker related instrumentation.
* Jointly manage and maintain BNS sales application instrumentation and demonstration laboratory at San Jose.
* Maintain excellent customer relationships post purchase order and communicate effectively with Bruker’s service and support groups to ensure customers are well taken care of to ensure repeat business.
* Cross train on other Bruker Nano instrumentation, particularly Stylus and Optical products to become multifunctional and provide cover for other team members.
* Establish and manage relationships with cross functional departments within Bruker
* Nano such as service, product management, applications development, and marcom to enable the sales applications team, the sales organization and Bruker as a whole to meet its high level goals and objectives.
* KNOWLEDGE

What Does An Application Scientist Do At Agilent Technologies, Inc.

* Ensure that Agilent continues to develop sales and marketing industry leadership and that Agilent remains recognized as both the market and marketing leader in its business segments.
* Continue to develop a culture of innovation and excellence within the Agilent Application Scientist organization
* Develop, in conjunction with the Agilent Senior Leadership Team, appropriate short, medium, and long-term tactics/strategies to reinforce Agilent as the global leader in Life Science and Applied Markets
* Leadership and direct management of the Application Scientist team managers and centers of excellence for Laboratory Solutions Sales in North America
* Quota achievement and profitable growth driving overall instrument results; working closely with sales leadership to establish and monitor these goals, with refinements made as necessary throughout each fiscal year
* Develop an organization that is designed and staffed to meet the goals of the Americas sales organization, while simultaneously seen as the "employer of choice" throughout the industry and by Agilent's own employees.
* Carry out a thorough team review to assess and strengthen the talent bench
* Development and execution of a sales/market plan, strategies and related programs to achieve the AFO instrument sales and ramp-to-volume targets; spearheading commercialization plans to achieve unit focus for New Product Introductions.
* Partnering with the instruments sales managers to develop sales strategies and plans for double digit growth; with a focus on HPLC and LC
* MS
* Partnering with peer managers to deploy target account plans to achieve wallet share metrics and competitive account penetration targets in major accounts
* Manage the inventory and infrastructure of the three Centers of Excellence, including demo consignment inventory, software, chemicals, and consumables.
* Ensure COE and employees meet all EH&S; requirements
* Partnering with the Support Services Division to define products and programs that drive solutions sales orders in AFO
* Represent the Life Science & Chemical Analysis organization in a positive and proactive matter within the Agilent regional leadership structure
* Qualifications
* Appropriate undergraduate degree required; a PhD degree in Chemistry or related field is a plus, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* years relevant sales/application team management experience with a proven track record in exceeding sales targets and goals
* Ability to develop internal partnership and external relationships in order to understand business priorities of both Agilent and our customers, and allocates resources accordingly to achieve Sales targets.
* Experience in establishing and maintaining customer collaborations resulting in sales collateral and outbound demand generation content
* Demonstrated track record of managing multi-functional responsibilities within a global company; with a focus on managing application scientists and solutions development
* A proven track record of profitable sales and market growth to be demonstrated over a sustained period of time; Proven ability to manage resources and capability to manage the investments in the COE against profitability and ROI.
* Direct people management and sales/application team management experience
* Proven track record of successful change management initiatives
* Proven track record of process and workflow improvements across application scientist organizations
* Domestic and international/cross cultural exposure and experience, from a business and personal perspective.
* Experience in building and leading a multi-functional team.
* Excellent organization and planning skills
* Strong negotiation and enterprise level sales management skills.
* Demonstrated management, leadership and teambuilding skills within a complex cross-functional matrix organization
* Hands-on results oriented experience in the creation and execution of successful applications roadmaps for growth in key market sectors/opportunities
* Demonstrated organizational development and collaboration skills are required.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
* A strong, strategic thinker, who is process-oriented, obsessed with continuous improvement, manages by fact and has excellent conceptual skills demonstrated through disciplined, succinct communication.
* Demonstrated leadership in a cross functional environment with the ability to lead, influence and shape opinion among a peer group of managers.
* Outstanding communication skills with an ability to clearly and crisply communicate such complex issues as Agilent's strategies, product plans, and its channel and brand management programs.
* Passion for talent development with the ability to select and grow high potential employees who will contribute to the growth of Agilent’s organization in the region.
* Strong drive for growth and success, highly driven with good maturity level
* Prior experience as an Application Scientist strongly preferred.
* Geo Location: Anywhere USA preferably Wilmington Delaware or Santa Clara California
* Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
* We value diversity at all levels.
* All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.
* All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.
* For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the ‘EEO is the Law’ poster available here:
* https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf,
* https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf
* Agilent Technologies, Inc., is committed to diversity in the workplace and strives to support candidates with disabilities.
* If you have a disability and need assistance with any part of the application or interview process or have questions about workplace accessibility, please contact
* US and Canada only) or email job_posting@agilent.com.
* EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.
* Date Posted:
* Jan/18
* Requisition:
* Job Title:
* Director, North American Application Scientist Team
* Business:
* Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group
* Job Category:
* Support / Service
* Job Sub
* Category:
* Pre
* Sales Application Eng Mgmt
* Region:
* Americas
* Country or Area:
* United States
* State/Province:
* California Delaware
* Town/City:
* Santa Clara Wilmington
* Shift:
* Day Job
* Job Type

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How To Become An Application Scientist

Medical scientists typically have a Ph.D., usually in biology or a related life science. Some medical scientists get a medical degree instead of a Ph.D., but prefer doing research to practicing as a physician.

Education

Students planning careers as medical scientists typically pursue a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or a related field. Undergraduate students benefit from taking a broad range of classes, including life sciences, physical sciences, and math. Students also typically take courses that develop communication and writing skills, because they must learn to write grants effectively and publish research findings.

After students have completed their undergraduate studies, they typically enter Ph.D. programs. Dual-degree programs are available that pair a Ph.D. with a range of specialized medical degrees. A few degree programs that are commonly paired with Ph.D. studies are Medical Doctor (M.D.), Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.), and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.). Whereas Ph.D. studies focus on research methods, such as project design and data interpretation, students in dual-degree programs learn both the clinical skills needed to be a physician and the research skills needed to be a scientist.

Graduate programs emphasize both laboratory work and original research. These programs offer prospective medical scientists the opportunity to develop their experiments and, sometimes, to supervise undergraduates. Ph.D. programs culminate in a thesis that the candidate presents before a committee of professors. Students may specialize in a particular field, such as gerontology, neurology, or cancer.

Those who go to medical school spend most of the first 2 years in labs and classrooms, taking courses such as anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, psychology, microbiology, pathology, medical ethics, and medical law. They also learn how to record medical histories, examine patients, and diagnose illnesses. They may be required to participate in residency programs, meeting the same requirements that physicians and surgeons have to fulfill.

Medical scientists often continue their education with postdoctoral work. Postdoctoral work provides additional and more independent lab experience, including experience in specific processes and techniques such as gene splicing, which is transferable to other research projects.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Medical scientists primarily conduct research and typically do not need licenses or certifications. However, those who administer drugs, gene therapy, or otherwise practice medicine on patients in clinical trials or a private practice need a license to practice as a physician.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Communication is critical, because medical scientists must be able to explain their conclusions. In addition, medical scientists write grant proposals, because grants often are required to fund their research.

Critical-thinking skills. Medical scientists must use their expertise to determine the best method for solving a specific research question.

Data-analysis skills. Medical scientists use statistical techniques, so that they can properly quantify and analyze health research questions.

Decisionmaking skills. Medical scientists must determine what research questions to ask, how best to investigate the questions, and what data will best answer the questions.

Observation skills. Medical scientists conduct experiments that require precise observation of samples and other health data. Any mistake could lead to inconclusive or misleading results.

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Real Application Scientist Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Applications Scientist Openeye Scientific Software, Inc. Santa Fe, NM Sep 30, 2016 $130,594
Application Scientist Agilent Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA Jun 12, 2015 $110,000
Sample Prep Application Scientist Gatan, Inc. Pleasanton, CA Jun 13, 2016 $109,762 -
$110,000
Nonwovens Applications Scientist Eastman Chemical Company Kingsport, TN Jul 10, 2016 $107,500 -
$117,500
Applications Scientist Nanometrics Inc. Hillsboro, OR Oct 01, 2014 $104,403
Application Scientist Optiscan Biomedical Corporation Hayward, CA Jun 03, 2015 $104,350
Polymer Applications Scientist Eastman Chemical Co. Kingsport, TN Aug 30, 2015 $104,000
Applications Scientist Nanometrics, Inc. Hillsboro, OR Jan 26, 2016 $103,043
Applications Scientist Openeye Scientific Software, Inc. Santa Fe, NM Sep 30, 2013 $102,410
Applications Scientist Bruker Biospin Corp. Billerica, MA Jul 02, 2015 $101,200
Applications Scientist Nanometrics Inc. Hillsboro, OR Oct 01, 2014 $100,286
Application Scientist Bruker Daltonics Inc. Fremont, CA Oct 13, 2014 $100,000
Applications Scientist Hysitron, Inc. Berkeley, CA Jan 07, 2016 $100,000
Application Scientist Engineer G-Way Microwave South Hackensack, NJ Sep 22, 2015 $88,500 -
$98,500
Applications Scientist Rudolph Technologies, Inc. Budd Lake, NJ Nov 01, 2014 $88,000
Application Scientist BGI Americas Corporation Cambridge, MA Jun 10, 2015 $86,400
Applications Scientist Nanometrics, Inc. Chandler, AZ Nov 08, 2016 $85,966 -
$90,000
Application Scientist Bayspec, Inc. San Jose, CA Jun 18, 2015 $85,467
Application Scientist Nanometrics, Inc. Albany, NY Sep 13, 2014 $85,000
Applications Scientist E.A. Fischione Instruments, Inc. Export, PA Nov 15, 2014 $84,649
Applications Support Scientist II-Thermophysical Properties Ta Instruments-Waters LLC New Castle, DE Nov 19, 2015 $84,115
Applications Scientist Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Inc. Goleta, CA Aug 14, 2016 $77,220
Applications Scientist-X-Ray Diffraction Bruker AXS Inc. Fremont, CA Mar 16, 2015 $75,962
Application Scientist Specialist Brown University Providence, RI Mar 15, 2013 $75,000
Applications Scientist Precisive LLC Woburn, MA Sep 12, 2013 $75,000
Application Scientist Optiscan Biomedical Corporation Hayward, CA Feb 03, 2015 $75,000 -
$100,000
Applications Scientist Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. Hopkinton, MA Sep 05, 2014 $73,840 -
$77,000
Applications Scientist Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Inc. New York, NY Sep 15, 2016 $73,784

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Top Skills for An Application Scientist

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Top Application Scientist Skills

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  3. New Product Development
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Assist customers with technical support of Hitachi products and software, and provide troubleshooting advice and guidance through phone/web conferencing.
  • Implemented universal database to field Technical Support issues cataloging issues by database.
  • Worked with general engineering for new product development.
  • Enhanced instrument installation and calibration procedures which resulted in increased customer satisfaction.
  • Managed Center's analytical instrumentation in support of routine analyses conducted by colleagues.

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