XRF Applications Scientist, Greater Boston

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Do you have applications experience with XRF and like to problem solve and engage with other humans?


In this key role, we are looking for an energetic Applications Scientist in support of our x-ray fluorescence and related product lines. Your expertise will be applied to providing strong application support to our customers and sales teams; both pre-sales in the form of field-based demonstrations, consultancies, and applications expertise, and post-sales activities such as customer training, method optimization, and application troubleshooting. You will also support marketing campaigns by presenting at conferences, creating whitepapers, and peer-review journal articles related to providing a customer-centric solution to a company’s issues/problems/pain utilizing the company’s complementary range of products and scientific resources.

Location: Greater Boston

Duties Include:

  • Support customers with your expertise in our instrumentation and their business needs;
  • Provide technical knowledge of X-ray fluorescence and related technologies to customers during their buying process.
  • present demonstrations and lectures, advise sales on appropriate technical considerations, advise customers on technical capabilities
  • Contribute to the global applications community through appropriate communication channels, providing and attending training sessions, sharing best practices
  • Be the technical expert to fully support the efforts of account managers and inside sales specialists:
  • Provide technical presentations to prospects, provide input to strategy and value propositions, nurture customers earlier in their buying journey
  • Provide sample analysis in the form of written and oral reports for pre-sales proof of concept and method development studies


  • BS, MS, or higher in Chemistry, Material Science, or related.
  • Scientific exposure to XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence)
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation; applied knowledge of scientific instruments
  • Travel regionally, including overnight travel, need a valid driver’s license
  • 2 or years of lab experience; exposure to a QC (quality control) setting a plus

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