Field Applications Scientist – Bio-Rad Inc. – Cambridge, MA

Oct 18th, 2016 | By | Category:
Job ID: 6101
Job date: 2016-10-15
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Company : Bio-Rad, Inc 

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Role : Research Scientist 

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Job Description:
Bio-Rad Digital Biology Center Cambridge is developing the only fully-integrated digital genomics system designed to meet the work-flow and assay needs of both research and clinical laboratories. The digital genomics system consists a fully integrated sequencing platform, consumables and bioinformatics to power the system.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in molecular biology techniques with an emphasis on oncology, PCR and sequencing technologies. The candidate will help in the development and subsequent propagation of product and application related materials to customers and personnel throughout the world.

Responsibilities Include:
Maintain an up to date knowledge of DBC digital technologies and applications. Act as an additional liaison between the marketing and R&D teams and the field in regards to application and market trends. Work with customers in creation and implementation of custom applications. Provide product and application training to internal Bio-Rad personnel and Bio-Rad distributors on digital technologies as necessary. Present at road show type events, attend and present at conferences and meetings and run customer workshops. Promote new techniques and applications to the scientific community. Run demonstration experiments as necessary. Required Skills Strong fundamental understanding of key aspects related to Digital Genomics instrumentation (droplet, PCR and informatics) and applications (workflow, reagents, assay design and data analysis) Requires excellent planning /organizational skills and ability to follow through in an unstructured work environment Exceptional public speaking skills needed to present products and concepts at training events, customer facing seminars and industry meetings Able to present high level information for multiple audiences, including scientist executives, and laymen Ability to operate effectively both independently and with diverse professionals in a team environment. Ability to travel up to 75% both domestically and internationally Required Experience 2 + years hands on lab experience combined with sales and/or application support and direct customer interaction Experience creating, organizing and communicating technical information and training materials for internal and external audiences Education:
BS/BA Life Science; MS or Ph.D preferred
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