Senior R&D Scientist
Location: Santa Barbara, California
What we are looking for
We are looking for a Senior R&D Physicist/Engineer to join our Research & Development team at Wyatt Technology. We seek passionate and inventive individuals who can help us design and develop state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation for characterizing macromolecules and nanoparticles in solution. The successful candidate will work with our team of electrical, mechanical, and software engineers, physicists, and chemists. You will be embedded within the larger R&D group at Wyatt, and mentored by experienced instrument designers. As a developer of an instrument or product, you will require a deep understanding of the physics/science behind the measurements, and you’ll also need hands-on expertise in electronics, data acquisition, optics, opto-mechanical assemblies, scripting/programming, fluid handling, and data analysis.
Please include with your cover letter a description of one or more examples of devices which you’ve created, which demonstrates mastery of the hands-on skills, above.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Requirement and Qualifications:
Wyatt Technology is the world leader in research, development and commercialization of light scattering instruments used by chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotech companies and by government and academic institutions. Visit our website at www.wyatt.com to learn more about the science and our products.
Working at Wyatt Technology means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our analytical technology provide scientists in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and chemical industries with the information they need to deliver life-changing products. Wyatt Technology develops, manufactures, sells, and services instruments that modernize R&D, analytical sciences, bioformulations, and biopharma manufacturing.
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.
Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We give consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification.