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Applications Chemist

16 October 2020

Biotage is hiring amid COVID19!



 The Applications Chemist is responsible for providing sales and applications development support for the Horizon product lines.


  • Work with key customers on collaborative projects either in-house of at the customer’s site.

  • Develop and present approved training seminars to the marketing team, distributor network and end users, promoting the scientific capabilities of the company and its products.

  • Write, prepare and present scientific posters and presentations at trade shows and seminars to promote the company’s products.

  • Support activities associated with timely and satisfactory resolution of product/applications issues.

  • Provide applications support by delivering approved applications or other technical data as required.

  • Develop and maintain a range of support material relevant to product applications.

  • Support all technical activities associated with new product launches.

  • Perform applications/method development in the field.

  • Maintain detailed records of all proprietary work performed in the lab.

  • Calibrate, test and validate equipment to ensure satisfactory performance of designated functions.


  • A Degree in Chemistry or similar, plus a minimum of 2 years’ practical experience in analytical chemistry/chromatography, with strong experience in sample preparation techniques, particularly SPE or Liquid-Liquid Extraction, is required.  Advanced degree is preferred.

  • The applicant must have demonstrable customer focused experience and knowledge of current and future needs environmental testing labs.

  • The applicant ideally will have experience with automation of sample prep and the workflow of a HPLC, GC and/or GC/MS assay.

  • The applicant must be able to work in a shared laboratory environment, and be able to balance scheduling needs, deadlines and commercial prioritization.

  • The applicant must be well organized, knowledgeable about equipment used in an environmental lab, and be results oriented. They must understand data generated from a GC/MS and have the ability to troubleshoot the method over the phone and in person.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, for both the novice and advanced scientific audience, are required. Applicants should be detail-oriented, good at documentation, and experienced in presenting at training or seminars.

  • The applicant must have excellent customer skills for face-to face and support responsibilities, and establish a high-level of credibility with co-workers and customers.

  • Applicant must have strong project management skills and become a significant contributor to the world-wide Sample Prep team by working well with co-workers in an office or field environment.

  • Applicant must be computer literate and familiar with programs such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Experience with on-line industry groups, like Linked In preferred.

  • Up to 25% Travel is required, primarily within North America. In addition, an occasional international trip will be required.

This role is not eligible for candidates requiring VISA sponsorship.

Health, safety and protection of our employees is priority one. With that in mind,  Biotage  has implemented the following actions: common touch points cleaning and disinfecting; hand sanitizer stations; wear mask; social distancing; working remotely where possible.

Biotage is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State, and local governing bodies and agencies.

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