FAS Field Application Scientist, Cytometry and Biomedical Research


San Diego, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


Not Specified years

Posted 52 days ago

  by    Ryan Eberhard

Field Application Scientist

Company Overview:

Our Client is a developer and marketer of image cytometry products for cell analysis in life science and biomedical research. Products range from cell viability counters to high throughput microwell image cytometry workstations, used in thousands of research laboratories in academic institutes and biotech companies. The company contributes to the life science industry through innovation and expertise in the science of cell counting. The product family includes instruments consumables and reagents. Their customers engage in a variety of research, including cancer research, immunology, stem cell research, neuroscience etc. Our client offers different modules to count and analyze cell lines and primary cells, through bright field and fluorescence imaging modes. In addition, their product is a powerful high image quality, high throughput image cytometry system for adherent and suspension cells in microwell plates. Our client is a fast-growing company in a huge market. HQ in MA. 95 employees worldwide


Seeking well-trained scientist who is technically strong, to collaborate with and support sales representatives, give demonstrations and technology seminar, install instruments, and provide in-field technical support and customer service. Must be willing to roll up sleeves to help customers set up experiments, and have the drive and ability to network and make connections to identify prospects and propagate their technology and products.

Essential Functions of the Field Application Scientist

  • Conduct product demonstrations at customer sites and remotely
  • Perform instrument installation and train customers remotely and at customer sites
  • Present technology and applications in various scientific seminars and conferences
  • Collaborates with sales rep for local prospecting activities
  • Collaborate with sales reps and customers to resolve product issues
  • Participate in national and regional trade show activities
  • Collect feedbacks from the field and document info to improve products
  • Generate technical demonstration reports as well as customer interaction memos
  • Keep good record of technical report and customer interaction information
  • Attend company organized internal and external technical training, sales skill training, and career development training

Skills and Experience:

  • Candidates must have strong communication skills with the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Experience with cell biology, cell culture, and cell based assay development are required
  • Expertise in the following areas is considered a plus: fluorescent chemistry, protein chemistry, as well as hand-on experience with fluorescence microscopy and flow-cytometry technology
  • Computer software experience of image and data analysis, and experimental results interpretation is preferred
  • Working experience in biology labs
  • Familiarity with biological material and safety protocols
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Previous experience as a field application scientist or in a customer facing role is highly preferred.

3 USA openings/locations(work at home / remote office) 20% travel

Baltimore / DC area

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA


PhD with research experience in cell biology, immunology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or related field


$80K - $120K