R&D Scientist

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

Job Description

As a federal contractor and healthcare company committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, contractors, customers and communities, employees in the U.S. and Puerto Rico are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an approved exemption has been granted for a medical reason, sincerely held religious belief, or an employee is otherwise exempt under applicable law.
Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek -- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at

This R&D Chemistry position is at our Wilmington, Delaware site. The position is for an individual who will initiate, design and execute scientific research and development strategies aimed at new products and services in the life/bio/chemical sciences field. A qualified applicant is one who can apply a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts to inventions, products and problems through investigation or experimentation. A qualified applicant will use scientific knowledge to examine, evaluate, and test discoveries. A qualified applicant is one who proves, applies, and interprets scientific laws and theories and maintains a broad knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.

Chemists in our R&D organization work on all phases of instrument design. With our Marketing Department, they determine the needs of our customers. Working as part of a team of mechanical, electrical, firmware, and software engineers, they facilitate the transition of product design from development to production and delivery.

R&D Chemists may also make contributions to scientific literature and conferences such as publication of papers, application notes or presentations at symposiums. They may also participate in development of patent applications. This position also provides the opportunity to interface with various departments and serve as an internal consultant.

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: 894736

Posted On: Jan 09, 2022

Updated On: Feb 08, 2022