Applications Scientist – LC/MS

San Francisco Bay Area

VRS is looking for a customer-facing scientist to become part of a highly respected international Mass Spectrometry company. The successful candidate will demonstrate market leading LC/MS technology for customers in the applied markets (i.e., food, agriculture, environment, forensics, and toxicology).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Method development/validation for customer samples with an end goal of demonstrating product capabilities.
  • Support pre-sales efforts as a technical expert for LC/MS applications to internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborate with various research groups on novel applications for the technology
  • Occasional travel to conferences to present research findings in support of sales activities

Candidate Qualifications

  • Minimum of an M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related field (PhD preferred)
  • Expertise with method development for small molecule LC/MS applications and instrument troubleshooting
  • At least 2 years industry experience, ideally in the environmental/food/forensics space
  • Ability and desire to work closely with customers remotely and face to face; must be an excellent communicator, good listener, and patient teacher


  • $80-125K annual base salary (or MORE!) for qualified candidates + bonus
  • Health/dental/vision
  • 401k with match
  • Excellent career growth opportunities


Click the Apply link on this posting to submit your application to VRS Recruitment. Please include an updated resume and cover letter.

Reference#: VRS2243

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