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Application Scientist at ACD/Labs

Application Scientist (United Kingdom/Europe)

United Kingdom/Europe
Full-Time, Permanent


The ACD/Labs Technical and Scientific Services (TSS) Team is seeking a proactive individual who enjoys and excels at problem solving and demonstrates good interpersonal skills, has ability to learn on the job, is self-motivated, can work independently or as part of a team, and has a strong attention to detail. A suitable applicant would need to be able to understand/document our customer's scientific workflows and clearly communicate both internally and externally how ACD/Labs software and customization/configuration can address their business needs. Additional responsibilities will include the ability to provide technical assistance, software training, and writing and executing test scripts.


Education: An advanced degree in Chemistry (or a related science), preferably with a minimum of 18 months industrial experience. Training in Informatics Technology (IT) and Business Analysis is an asset.

Other Skills: An ideal candidate will be familiar with modern analytical techniques including NMR, MS, UV, IR, Raman, chromatography, GC/MS and LC/MS. Prior knowledge of ACD/Labs software solutions or other informatics platforms like ELN and LIMS is desirable. The candidate should be very comfortable with software. This includes operating systems, database management systems (Oracle, PostgreSQL) and programming languages (Java, Pascal, and Visual Basic).

Language: Strong composition, grammar, and presentation skills in English.

Travel is mandatory and will constitute approximately 30% of your work hours.

Working at ACD/Labs

With staff in 11 countries ACD/Labs is truly a global scientific software and technology company. Across continents we come together as a worldwide team, striving to help our customers innovate and do good—bring life changing therapies to market, create new products that enhance lives, help conserve our planet, and shape the future.

It takes talent to innovate in scientific technology and to solve our customers' problems...yours.

We are a flexible, fast-paced environment and are always interested in scientists who want to join us in our development, sales and marketing, project management, or support staff teams. If you have excellent interpersonal skills, presentation skills, an ability and willingness to learn, passion, energy, and analytical thinking this is the place for you.

ACD/Labs' offices are situated in beautiful downtown Toronto, with many remote-based employees.

Degrees in Chemistry, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, or related fields are preferable and knowledge of spectroscopy (NMR, IR, MS), chromatography (LC, GC), physical chemistry and/or biochemistry is highly desirable.

ACD/Labs is an equal opportunity employer.