NMR Applications Scientist at Oxford Instruments - Concord, MA, USA

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posted: December 2, 2010

The Magnetic Resonance Division of Oxford Instrument plc is currently seeking an Applications Scientist based in our Concord, Massachusetts facility.

We are seeking a low-field NMR specialist who has in-depth product knowledge and who will support the selling effort by helping to show prospective and existing customers how OIMR products can serve their measurement needs.

Job responsibilities

  • Sample testing for prospective customers using existing methods including the preparation of detailed, professional reports.
  • Prepare and present papers, posters and technical talks at trade shows, symposiums, conferences, and other venues.
  • Plan and conduct technical seminars on NMR for existing and prospective customers. New method development for prospective and existing customers.
  • Prospective customer product demonstrations in the laboratory in Concord.
  • Occasional field product demonstrations with instrument onsite at customers’ facility. Provide support to customers and to OIMR in-house new product development efforts by providing technical information and testing.
  • Provide after sales support to service engineers and customers when requested by technical service.
  • Manage handbook and certification processes for government agencies such as USDA-FGIS that license or certify low-field NMR instrumentation.
  • Participate in and contribute to the development of new standards by industry trade groups such as ASTM, AOCS, ISO, etc.
  • Provide input and editing for technical accuracy of articles for publication prepared internally, by our PR firm, or by other OIMR agents.
  • Become familiar with all software packages sold by OIMR, and be capable of demonstrating them to a prospective customer including, but not limited to, EasyCal, RINMR, Win DXP, Lithometrix, and Droplet Size Distribution.

The ideal candidate will have an education background in physical chemistry.  Previous experience in time domain NMR (NMR relaxometry) as well as time-domain and frequency domain data processing. Familiar with gradient techniques such as diffusometry and MRI. Experience with applications of low-field NMR (time domain NMR) in the material sciences (polymers, building materials, etc.), the food industry, textiles, and/or rock- core analysis (porous media applications). You will be capable of writing and editing NMR pulse sequences; comfortable programming in Python and C++. Knowledge of chemometrics as a productive method for data analysis is desired.

The ideal candidate will also have strong interpersonal and communication skills and must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time (primarily domestic travel however on occasion some international travel).

About Oxford Instruments

Oxford Instruments America, Inc., located in Concord, Massachusetts, is a subsidiary of the UK based Oxford Instruments plc. Oxford Instruments is a high technology tool and systems business. It has a broad range of capabilities, which provide the tools, processes, and solutions needed to advance fundamental nanoscience research and its transfer into commercial nanotechnology applications. With a unique set of technologies to enable the manipulation and observation of matter at the smallest scales, Oxford Instruments offers solutions for the fabrication and characterization of nanoscale materials, structures and devices, and environments in which to perform fundamental nanoscience. The first technology business to be spun out from Oxford University over forty years ago, Oxford Instruments today employs over 1,300 people, operating globally, and is listed on the London Stock Exchange (OXIG). Visit our website at www.oxford-instruments.com.   We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including vacation pay, medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, flexible spending accounts as well as a matching 401k plan.

How to apply

Please submit your resume with salary history to: concord.hr@oxinst.com. EOE/AA

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