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Research Scientist

Cambridge - United States

Job Title: Research Scientist

Location: SLB-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA, USA

Status: Full-Time

Job Description and Responsibilities:

At SLB-Doll Research (SDR) Center, Cambridge MA, the Robotics and Sensors department is seeking applicants for a Research Scientist position.  Located in the heart of Boston’s vibrant technology ecosystem, the SDR Robotics and Sensors department is focused on inventing, prototyping, and deploying solutions to ensure innovation gets rapidly into the hands of our customers — where it matters most. 

To help us fast-track the energy transition, we are looking for enthusiastic candidates specializing in engineering or physics to join our multidisciplinary team. As a member of our Fluids Analysis team, you will be expected to be a technical contributor to a multi-discipline team that is engaged in prototype development and experimentation for the detection and quantification of gases and liquids as well as the conversion of gases (including GHG) into useable products. Our ideal candidate is an experienced experimentalists who are passionate about building and operating prototype equipment, innate problem solvers, open to learning new technologies, and thrive working as part of team to solve technical challenges.


  • Graduate (Masters or Ph.D.) degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related fields.
  • Comfortable with developing experimental protocols, acquiring data, and analyzing results from experimental trials.
  • Project experience in one or a combination of the following domains: sensors and instrumentation, chemical analysis, lab-scale prototype development, unit operations.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming language, LabView or similar, Python, C++, Matlab or similar.
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Commitment, ambition and enthusiasm for science and technology coupled with an ability to work with a multicultural team of scientists and engineers.


  • Employ standard scientific principles, theories and concepts.
  • Make independent decisions on routine issues and methods and recommend scientific approaches and solutions.
  • Coordinate and communicate work efforts within the Research and Development organization and with external contacts, as appropriate.
  • Work to expand domain expertise and to disseminate knowledge within area of specialization across Product Lines in a center.
  • Supervise support staff and interns and coordinate the technical work of others as required.
  • Publish scientific papers, apply for patents, and attend conferences.
  • Promote teamwork, communicate, and share information among projects involving domain of expertise.
  • Review and stimulate the efforts of scientists and support staff.
  • Mentor others within the technical community.

How to Apply:

Applicants are asked to submit an online application under Technology on  Please also submit a brief letter of intent and resume to, include “Fluids Analysis - ST” reference in the email title.

About SLB:

We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet. Together, we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy, for the benefit of all.

SLB-Doll Research (SDR) is the prime corporate research center for SLB, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the energy industry worldwide.  SDR engineers and scientists are working in various fields including automation, computational sciences, geosciences, and energy transition technologies. Located next to MIT campus, SDR employees have highlighted the working environment, camaraderie, diversity, technical expertise, exposure to new technical challenges, and the Boston/Cambridge area, as prime elements they enjoy being part of this engaging and diverse team.

SLB is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, or other characteristics protected by law. We are an “Equal Opportunity Employer".  For more information regarding your rights, refer to the latest version of the "EEO is the Law" poster, the "EEO is the Law-Supplement" poster, and the "Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision" located here:

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation / modification to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability to assist in the hiring process, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in the interview process, please contact to request assistance. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to.

We are committed to a culture where everyone feels like they belong. To learn more about our diversity, equity, inclusion commitments, please visit our Diversity & Inclusion | SLB ( for more information.

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