European Application Scientist (m/f/i) FlowJo – Field-based
Job Description SummaryThe Application Scientist (m/f/i) serves as a technical expert in a collaborative effort with our sales team to drive market development, and the conduit of customer needs to engineering development. The position requires significant direct interaction with existing and potential customers and carries an expectation of 50% travel, predominantly within the Central European region.
Ideal candidates will reside in Central or Northern Europe and be home-office based.
This function is responsible for providing high quality support, including customer visits, demonstrations, seminars, workshops, as well as phone, webinar, and email support. You will identify and work with researchers to foster new product introduction and acceptance in the scientific community as well as partner with Engineering for testing, specifying existing and future software components and assessing development priorities.
You will travel to key customers and prospects to provide technical consultation, create new demand, assist with sales, increase customer utilization, expand customer networks and increase awareness. Furthermore, you will be responsible for promoting solutions through participation in technical conferences, trade shows, publications, seminars, and symposiums.
Your responsibilities include:
Participate in application design, documentation, data analysis, and authoring of application notes and white papers
Keep up to date with the scientific community and track major technical/application trends to support improvements in product positioning, selling strategies, and product/workflow development
Participate in industry organizations, committees, and standards organizations; engage with key opinion leaders
Provide technical expertise with regard to potential new markets and applications and support market development, growth, and achievement of sales plan
Provide customer-based technical, market, and application feedback to product management and sales teams to guide strategy development
Report field activities and trends back through written reports and regular meetings.
You have a Ph.D. in Immunology, Cell Biology, Hematology, Molecular Biology or a similar field with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a lab or technical field role. Furthermore, this function requires a solid background in biological sciences, stem cell or cancer biology with understanding of procedures, concepts and lab experience. Additional 5+ years flow cytometry experience, experience with analysis of flow data (including FlowJo) as well as understanding of the sales process and ability to influence customer buying decisions is preferred.
Further required qualifications are:
Business fluency in English is mandatory, additional European language skills (ideally French and/or German) are preferred
You are a strong team player who is able to work autonomously on the field, flexible both in your job role and problem-solving
You are constructively skeptical, have a high level of intensity, tenacity and results-driven self-motivation
You have a natural, professional and education-focused communication style
Keen interest in technology and its application to specific research trends
Experience with next-generation sequencing data formats, databases and/or programming languages is preferred
You are able to present high level technical seminars, build and leverage strong industry networks as well troubleshoot problems and find innovative solutions
A professional challenge in a highly motivated team, a global environment and with long-term perspectives. A familiar working atmosphere in an innovative environment where your opinion matters. Diversity characterizes our corporate culture and we are convinced that it makes us a stronger team. We value each person as an individual with their abilities and needs. In this sense, we welcome applicants who wish to work part-time, people with severe disabilities and applicants of any gender.
Primary Work LocationDEU Heidelberg - Tullastrasse
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