Senior Atomic Spectroscopy Research Leader

Shelton CT US
Mar 02, 2016
Nov 11, 2016
Organization Type
Full Time
The senior atomic spectroscopy research leader is responsible for driving innovation & disruptive technologies for products with ~$200 million/year in revenue.  This position requires thought leadership, industry expertise, customer relationships, leveraging collaboration ecosystems and driving specific research projects aligned with the product line strategies.  

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Identify long term customer needs, monitor technology trends & market shifts and drive research projects to deliver differentiated market products and services
  • Complete competitive assessments and product tear-downs to identify gaps and opportunities.
  • Mange Intellectual Property for spectroscopy product lines, including patent renewals and new patent filings.  
  • Collaborate with other key areas (including product development, product management, service or marketing) and identify product need and then translate those needs to plans and actions.  
  • Identify & engage leading external research groups for non-core and/or emerging technology areas.
  • Identify, develop and manage university collaborations in relevant areas; prepare collaborative research proposals for review by leadership.  
  • Maintain a day to day research program in the lab environment, including resources, expenses and capital improvements.
  • Provide technical oversight and guide group member activities.
  • Proactively collaborate cross-functionally to product and business plans to drive profitable growth.    
  • Prepare research project plans; execute those plans and/or assist others in doing so.; communicate results and business significance to senior leadership accordingly. 
  • Work to evaluate critical projects with emphasis on speed of learning & decisions; projects should be continued, shifted or stopped as progress and learnings warrant.  

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