Electron Microscopy Applications Scientist

Job Title: Electron Microscopy Applications Scientist
Reports To: Department Head
Job Status: Full-Time
Department: Applications
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Date: 1/14/22

To Apply: Send your resume to hr@nanoscience.com and in your cover letter explain your experience.


Nanoscience Instruments is a leading supplier of electron microscopy instrumentation. We provide a variety of nanoscale microscopy as well as nanomaterial synthesis instrumentation to customers across North America. We have a position open for an applications scientist to support our electron microscopy solutions, including:

  • SEM, EDS
  • Cryo-EM
  • In-situ TEM
  • Ion Milling
The role of an applications scientist is to interface with customers and potential customers to demonstrate and educate about the uses and capabilities of our various EM products. The applications scientist will regularly interact with other applications scientists, R&D and product managers at our suppliers’ factories in Delft, Eindhoven, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This role will be exposed to a very wide variety of customers in various industries with different requirements. This can span both large and small companies, top-tier universities and small colleges, as well as military and government research facilities. The ideal candidate will be energized by the variety of projects and easily adapt to new situations and new products & technologies.

Significant Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform product demonstrations in application labs or at customer sites
  • Perform online product demonstrations, perform sample analysis and provide sample analysis reports
  • Train and support customers
  • Work with sales managers, product managers and marketing to develop marketing strategy for assigned products
  • Develop expertise in key applications supporting products

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Education: PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science or Engineering or related area
  • Experience: Proficiency with Scanning Electron Microscopy and EDS
  • Experience: Familiarity with TEM, in-situ TEM and/or Cryo-EM
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Travel: Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Certification/Licensure: This position requires access to Government, Military, and other high security labs, US Citizenship is required