About Photothermal Spectroscopy Corp

Photothermal Spectroscopy Corp. (PSC) develops award winning microscopy and materials analysis tools used for scientific research and development and has pioneered the field of optical photothermal IR spectroscopy (O-PTIR). We are looking for energetic individuals who love a start-up pace and are passionate about developing and commercializing the next generation of analytical instrumentation. If you like seeing your hard work provide high value results for customers, join us at PSC.

We offer a highly competitive and comprehensive compensation package. To apply send email to: [email protected]

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Current open positions

Applications Scientist

We are seeking an applications scientist to join our team. This opportunity requires an individual who is self-motivated, passionate about technology, works well in a team environment and is interested in creating an outstanding customer experience.


  • Analyze samples and perform product demonstrations at our application laboratory or at customer sites worldwide
  • Perform on-site installations, technical support and user training
  • Attend trade shows and conferences to introduce our technology and promote new applications
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with our network of academic and industrial collaborators and customers
  • Participate in the development of new instrumentation, techniques and applications
  • Provide technical and applications advice to colleagues


  • Ph.D. in a science or engineering field, preferably with a focus in organic chemistry, polymer research or life science research
  • Experience with vibrational spectroscopy techniques such as IR and Raman
  • Experience in Life Science Microscopy techniques
  • Excellent communication skills in English both spoken and written
  • Willingness to travel
  • Experience using nanoscale IR spectroscopy (AFM-IR) or O-PTIR or is preferred


  • Competitive, based on qualifications and experience


Santa Barbara, California

To apply send email to: [email protected]