Field Application Specialist II (Genomics)

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


Less than 5 years

Posted 34 days ago


Bio-Rad has an immediate need for a Field Application Specialist. In this role, you will be an integral member of the Sales Team providing technical expertise to customers in the field.


  • Working independently or with Sales Representatives, the Field Application Specialist calls on customer labs to provide pre and post sales technical support on real-time PCR (qPCR), digital droplet PCR, single cell sequencing and supporting reagents, assays and content.
  • This includes performing pre-sales presentations, product demonstrations, and technical seminars for individuals and groups in response to field sales requests.
  • This role requires ‘bench work’ running qPCR plates and digital PCR assays.
  • The FAS is expected to excel in analysis of data, troubleshooting, and optimization for each of these technologies.
  • The FAS is often involved in experimental design, assay design, and reporting of results.
  • The position will cover Biopharma accounts in the Northeast area (Boston, NY, NJ).
  • Travel is expected to be 30% to visit supported accounts.


  • MS in Life Sciences minimum, PhD preferred.
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience of qPCR techniques, qPCR assay design and optimization mandatory.
  • Experience in industry, CRO or Biopharma desired.
  • Experience with different qPCR instruments a plus. Digital PCR, sequencing, and related molecular biology techniques and practices also a plus.
  • Strong verbal (oral and written) and presentation skills required.
  • A combination of expert troubleshooting and interpersonal skills are the keys to success in this position.

About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 7,800 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.