Principal Scientist: Detection & Microfluidics Research
PerkinElmer, Wallac Oy

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Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 17.8.2021

PerkinElmer is currently looking for

Principal Scientist: Detection & Microfluidics Reasearch

Various locations

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Encourage and drive collaboration across all R&D teams by staying aware of key projects, technology expertise and needs across the organization, establishing connections, facilitating expert meetings.
  • Provide in-depth expertise go guide fundamental technology decisions in life science and diagnostic instrumentation, with a focus on Detection & Microfluidics.
  • Work with product managers, segment leaders, and field application specialist to identify unmet customer needs and explore potential solutions.
  • Plan and manage internal exploratory research projects, in alignment with R&D teams and business partners.
  • Provide guidance for research projects driven by the R&D teams. Drive rapid progress, enable early decisions to accelerate, pivot or stop projects.
  • Manage external research collaborations with academic, startup and industry partners.
  • Monitor academic publications and commercial innovations for novel technologies in the life science space which could become relevant to PerkinElmer. Attend key conferences; build and maintain relationships to external domain experts.
  • In close alignment with PerkinElmer’s Technology and Innovation team, assess external innovation opportunities based on their scientific and technical viability and IP position.
  • Encourage and support innovation contributions from all PerkinElmer employees by contributing content to the Innovation Portal, assessing internal innovation proposals, and coaching in-house innovators.

Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD in Physics, Engineering or an adjacent scientific field.
  • Substantial professional experience in Life Science and/or Diagnostics research.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of scientific instrument design,
    with a focus on detection technology or micro-fluidics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive expertise in optical detection, fluidics, and/or micro-fluidics.
  • Strong communicator with cross-functional collaboration skills.
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience in managing external collaborations.
  • Strong professional experience in a commercial environment.
  • Structured thinker, strong analytical and planning skills.
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