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Company: Tribogenics

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Date Posted: June 5, 2014

Source: Tribogenics

Sr. Scientist COMPANY OVERVIEW Tribogenics is commercializing a DARPA-funded, disruptive X-ray technology creating the equivalent of the transistor for the X-ray market. This technology enables the world’s smallest and most affordable X-ray sources to revolutionize dozens of medical and security applications in a $20B market space. X-rays are the #1 diagnostic tool in medicine, but over half the world’s population has little or no access to them. Tribogenics will build ultraportable imaging solutions to address this massive market and provide transformative change to improve the lives of billions of people worldwide. Tribogenics was founded in 2011 and currently employs scientists and engineers at a world-class R&D facility in Los Angeles, CA. The advisory board includes luminaries in business, scientific and medical fields. The company recently closed a financing led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Senior Scientist will be the resident expert in Analytical ...

Sr. Scientist COMPANY OVERVIEW Tribogenics is commercializing a DARPA-funded, disruptive X-ray technology creating the equivalent of the transistor for the X-ray market. This technology enables the world’s smallest and most affordable X-ray sources to revolutionize dozens of medical and security applications in a $20B market space. X-rays are the #1 diagnostic tool in medicine, but over half the world’s population has little or no access to them. Tribogenics will build ultraportable imaging solutions to address this massive market and provide transformative change to improve the lives of billions of people worldwide. Tribogenics was founded in 2011 and currently employs scientists and engineers at a world-class R&D facility in Los Angeles, CA. The advisory board includes luminaries in business, scientific and medical fields. The company recently closed a financing led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Senior Scientist will be the resident expert in Analytical and Quantitative Spectroscopy with a specific focus on X-ray Fluorescence (XRF).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Review test results and ensure data integrity, looking at robustness and repeatability of data (getting similar results after doing it several times)Verify data empiricallyCommunicate the meaning, consequences, big picture and business impact of quantifiable data which results in actionWork well with teams to influence the company. Bring a knowledge base in and be willing to learn how to communicate to the team. Give guidance.Contribute to first article development and manufacturing. Leverage experience for next generation products developing product strategy. Influence in creation of technology roadmap

REQUIREMENTS:

Educated:
Completed a graduate level degree in Physics, Quantum Mechanics or

Analytical ChemistryExperienced:
Over the years, you have perfected Analytical/Quantitative Spectroscopy, wavelengths and X-ray. Having knowledge in XRF is a preferred.

Data-Driven:
Algorithm’s and image processing (to analyze an X-Ray, optical spectra) experience

An Expert:
Not just a user, but a developer of Analytical Instrumentation
- XRF, Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS), XRD, ED XRF,

RAMANA Storyteller:
Able to communicate and explain data with actionable results

An Influencer:
Able to establish credibility and have led the creation of an organizational technology roadmap Tribogenics is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Tribogenics is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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