• Analytical Scientist, NMR Spectroscopist

    Location US-DE-Newark
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Exp. (Yrs)
    Research & Development
    Full Time
    Visa Sponsorship
    Domestic Travel Required
    % Domestic Travel
    Int'l Travel required
    Company Vehicle
    Working from Home Office
    Relocation Eligible
    Works with Chemicals
    Lifting required
  • Company Overview

    FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.
    FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.
    With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


    FMC Ag Solutions, Analytical Sciences is seeking Ph.D. NMR Spectroscopist candidates to support their Agricultural Solutions business. A principle scientific background in NMR Spectroscopy preferably with expertise in structure determination of small molecules is required. In this role, key responsibilities are to perform structure elucidation of agricultural pipeline products, their intermediates, metabolites and impurities. The scope of this role includes support for: discovery, process and formulations development, manufacturing of existing commercial and pipeline products, and defense the current product portfolio.


    • Provide NMR expertise to the structure elucidation team to rapidly solve problems.
    • Work directly with synthetic chemists to rapidly provide structure determinations.
    • Direct laboratory programs to design, develop and implement new NMR technologies and techniques to improve support for pipeline and current products.
    • Train, develop and supervise two associate spectroscopists in a way that enhances their knowledge, skills and capabilities.
    • Interface with business-wide internal customers to resolve product issues.
    • Know, understand and practice all aspects of laboratory safety and industrial hygiene protocols.
    • Manage multiple, concurrent projects and prioritize work to efficiently allocate resources to meet business needs.

    Required Education

    Ph.D. degree in Physical, Organic or Natural Products chemistry with concentration in NMR spectroscopy


    • 0 – 3 years of industrial research experience with a track record of delivering results
    • Track record of providing innovative solutions to complex problems
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with other scientists, engineers and management at all levels.
    • Good planning and record keeping skills
    • Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills;
    • Good written and oral communication skills;
    • Experience managing multiple demands in timeline driven environment

    EEO Statement

    At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.


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