Application Scientist

Location: San Diego, CA

About us:
Wyatt is the world leader in the development and commercialization of instruments for macromolecular and nanoparticle characterization. Our products are used in the development of life-changing therapeutic products at the leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide. Our products can be found in the labs of Nobel Prize winning scientists, development and QC release laboratories of vaccine products, nanoparticles, polymers, and many, many more areas. We make a difference in the world by equipping scientists all over the world with our products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Wyatt Technology seeks to add a key member to its field sales and support team. This position is based in a home office in the San Diego, CA area. You will be interacting daily with Wyatt headquarters and customers performing installations, training, preparing sample Analysis Reports and, “pro-active” visits to regional customers to make sure they are completely satisfied with their Wyatt instruments. Up to 75% of your time will be spent in the field, with a regional focus on travel in the Southwest but may also include other regions of the country when called upon.

Requirements and Qualifications:
We are looking for someone with excellent written and verbal communication skills and an excellent familiarity with basic lab techniques, instrumentation and software. Experience with HPLC and Wyatt instruments would be preferred. To be a qualified candidate, you must have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Nanotechnology, or other related field or a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of relevant work experience.

Compensation and Benefits:
Wyatt Technology offers a complete benefits package including company paid health, dental, vision, long and short term disability, life insurance and a generous 401K plan. Employees also enjoy paid holidays, paid sick days and 3+ weeks of paid vacation. This position includes relocation if necessary, a monthly car allowance and the potential to earn commissions.