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Waters Corporation is the world's leading specialty measurement company focused on improving human health and well-being through the application of high-value analytical technologies and industry leading scientific expertise. They offer:

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    Waters Global Research is looking for an energetic and creative scientist to join the Chemistry team to help bring new affinity chromatography technologies to the forefront of the industry. This is a unique position that features split duties between our Cambridge, MA and Milford, MA offices, providing an opportunity to work with our research teams out of both offices and to collaborate with prominent researchers in the Cambridge area. Waters is dedicated to solving problems that matter, achieving greater sustainability, and improving inclusion and equity. The Global Research team is looking for an early career individual to help change the way we think about problems, inspire new ideas, and contribute to the next generation of innovations in chromatography and sample preparation.


    The Waters Global Research Chemistry team performs early, cutting-edge research on novel separation technologies and closed automation systems that are used in measurements of the life, food, and materials sciences industries. We are committed to understanding customer needs and pivoting these insights into new and exciting technologies to address those needs. The Chemistry team is a cross-functional research segment that integrates with the Liquid Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, Clinical, and Informatics teams to explore technologies and develop novel system solutions for the critical problems of the life sciences. We interface with our respective business unit organizations and consumers to understand the problems that plague the industries and collaborate to drive ideas to solutions.

    • Conduct research activities for moderately complex problems within Chemistry team, for example, within new affinity column technologies, novel separation techniques, and innovative sample preparation approaches to characterize proteins, mRNA, and viral vectors
    • Frequent use and application of technical standards, calculations, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques.
    • Follow established procedures and work effectively with cross-functional project teams including scientists, biologists, and engineers under the direction of the Team Lead
    • As needed, provide subject matter expertise for sustaining support of Development projects
    • Contribute to the preparation of technical reports, patent applications, and transferable protocols
    • Set-up and run experiments within area of specialty and provide internal and external presentations to summarize scientific findings
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant scientific literature
    • 2 or more years of practical experience in bioanalytical chemistry
    • Recent M.S. in Chemistry or Related Discipline or B.S. with 2 or more years of experience
    • Hands on experiences with immunoassays preferred (e.g., ELISA, Western Blots, Northern or Southern Blots)
    • Innovative mindset and agility to foster new and diverse ideas
    • Well-developed oral and written communication skills is preferred
    • Proficiency in LC instrumentation use/maintenance desirable


    Company Description:

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials, and food sciences for over 60 years. With approximately 8,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 35 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, with products available in more than 100 countries. Our team focuses on creating business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.   


    Working at Waters enables our employees to unlock the potential of their careers. Our global team is driven by purpose. We strive to be better, learn and improve every day in everything we do. We’re the problem solvers and innovators that aren’t afraid to take risks to transform the world of human health and well-being. We’re all in it together delivering benefit as one to provide the insights needed today in order to solve the challenges of tomorrow. 



    Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at Waters Corporation. It is our responsibility to actively implement programs and practices to drive inclusive behavior and increase diversity across the organization. We are united by diversity and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran status. 

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