Scientific Products Specialist

M Squared Lasers Limited
North Lanarkshire
13 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
'Opportunity to interact with world-leading research labs as part of a multi- award-winning science and technology business.

M Squared is a multi-award winning photonics technology company. We create unique, high-value laser and photonic technologies in the fields of quantum science, laser spectroscopy, biophotonics and chemical sensing. Our products are disruptive and market leading in our target sectors, enabling our customers to make new discoveries in >30 countries worldwide.

Our ambition and track record is to help develop future technologies that harness the power of light to drive society-changing innovation. We achieve this by supporting and partnering with world-leading scientists and technologists in academia and industry, as well as strategically engaging with key stakeholders, including government agencies.

This is an opportunity for a driven physical scientist to interact and deeply understand the needs of top research groups around the world. Aligning the applications of our award winning products to enhance their research and enable new discoveries.


Scientific specialists play a pivotal role at M Squared and are central to our science-led approach. You will be an outstanding scientist with deep knowledge in novel laser-based applications including spectroscopy of novel systems and Atomic, Molecular and Optical (AMO) physics.

The successful candidate will be required to define critically enabling product requirements for multiple research communities, build and nurture relationships with leading groups, understand research trends and funding dynamics. You will translate this privileged knowledge and awareness to work with the scientific customer team to generate new opportunities for the company.

Critical skills for the role:
  • High intellect and outstanding analytical skills
  • Personable and perceptive with superb listening skills and acuity
  • Ability to understand diverse experiments and applications
  • Ability to identify critical factors in scientifically complex scenarios and convey where our products are uniquely enabling
  • Confident verbal and written communicator that gets engagement without needing the spotlight
  • Enjoy meeting and understanding the experiments of fellow scientists around the world
  • Like being part of a team and enjoy drawing upon the skills and knowledge of the wider company to assist in achieving growth for the business.
Location: head office - Glasgow

- We have offices in the UK (Glasgow, London), Germany and the US (Boston, Palo Alto).

A competitive salary and benefits package is available.