GC/MS Application Scientist

at Agilent Technologies, Inc in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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We are searching for an experienced GC/MS (gas chromatography mass spectrometry) Application Scientist to join the Mass Spectrometry Division marketing team. In this role you will help demonstrate the value of Agilent GC/MS hardware and software in real-world applications. You will be working closely in a team of scientists and product managers, strategically determining what science to demonstrate, and how best to publicly convey your results.

The position entails the following activities:

Develop and perform full workflow methodologies to demonstrate the capability and performance of Agilent GC/MS products (sample preparation, chromatographic separation, acquisition parameters, data analysis and reporting)

Establishing collaborative relationships with scientists both within Agilent and external experts to help inform and develop application workflows

Document and share your work and results in formats such as application notes, presentation slides, conference posters and presentations, virtual seminars, and video

In cross-functional teams, representing the scientific and practical needs of the end user of our GC/MS products

Follow the state-of-the-art developments in the analytical chemistry space, especially for GC/MS, through activities such as conference participation, regulation changes, literature review, etc

Engage with a global scientific sales team and help train field application scientists on relevant products and workflows

A successful application scientist will bring to bear their existing GC/MS experience and find excitement in working through new application areas. When engaged in a project, an application scientist can identify or predict the point of experimental success and where continued efforts may offer diminishing returns.


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.

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Job Posting: 852188

Posted On: Oct 02, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021