[ES_JOBS_NET] Air Quality Sensor and Atmospheric Chemistry Specialist, PerkinElmer, Hopkinton MA US

Job
Type :Full Time

Career
Level :Experienced
(Non-Manager)

Location
:Hopkinton MA
US 

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Job Description :

We
are in need of a flexible scientist with a foundation in
atmospheric chemistry/ air pollution. This candidate must have
experience in measuring air quality and a deep understanding of
sources, dispersion and fate of pollutants such as NO2, Ozone,
particulate matter & aerosols, and volatile organics.
Experience with operation and maintenance of monitoring
equipment is essential, experience with sensor based air
monitoring systems is a plus.
This individual must be comfortable with experimental design for
the calibration, evaluation and development of air monitoring
technology. This role will organize and execute both indoor
(chamber) and outdoor experiments for the design and manufacture
of such equipment.
This role includes responsibilities in the design, development,
production and calibration of instrumentation, as well as sales
and marketing support through the generation and presentation of
experimental data.ESSENTIAL DUTIES
AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Deep
understanding of air pollution in the environment, including
sources, chemical reactions, dispersion and modeling.

Participates
in product design, development and deployment

Designs,
develops and executes experiments to determine the
performance of instrumentation in indoor and outdoor
environments.

Utilizes
knowledge of atmospheric chemistry to provide insights into
novel approaches to improve measurement technologies.

Review
and discuss technical briefs, provide analytical detection
or sample preparation insights and resource estimates for
new application work.

Generates
applications proof, and works with customers and
collaborators to develop solutions.

Is able
to trouble-shoot and diagnose problems with specific
speciation applications

Contributes
to application reports and scientific publications. Exhibits
good oral and written communication skills. Interacts with
project team members and peers to anticipate and resolve day
to day issues. Interact with other divisions, customers and
suppliers on routine matters to achieve results.

Interacts,
coaches and answers queries from the field or customers as
needed

Job Requirements :

Essential:

PhD or
equivalent experience related to atmospheric chemistry, air
monitoring, or the development and validation of sensor
based air monitoring systems.

3 – 5
years of recent science experience with air monitoring

Ability
to succeed in a global fast-paced environment, working on
multiple projects with dynamic priorities and deadlines.

Excellent
written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.

Excellent
team orientation.

Highly desirable:

Experience
with LabView software, dispersion modeling, GIS and other
software techniques commonly used in this field.

Environmental
test chamber design, operation and maintenance

Knowledge
of global environmental regulations

Experience
designing and building sensor based monitoring systems.

Up to 25% Travel required

PerkinElmer
is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be
an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual
orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or
veteran status or any other characteristics protected by
applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse
workforce.

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