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Applications Scientist, XRD (The Woodlands, TX)

POSITION:                           Application Scientist - XRD

Rigaku Americas Corporation has an opening for an Applications Scientist - XRD position. The candidate will perform analysis on customer samples using X-ray instrumentation (including powder X-ray diffraction) available at our facility. This analysis includes the creation of applications sales reports, in order to emphasize the capabilities of our instruments. Demonstrate the use of our X-ray instruments at our facility, or similarly equipped customer facilities. Provide user training on newly installed customer equipment. Create documentation that demonstrates the effectiveness of the instrumentation for various applications. User support for application questions by email, telephone, and online meeting. Special projects as needed.


  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, Ceramic Engineering, or related field plus 1 year of experience with powder x-ray diffraction.
  • Background check required.

Must be able to meet minimum qualifications to apply.

Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.