Field Application Scientist

AchieveBio - Maryland

CommissionEstimated: $71,000 - $96,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Location

Maryland

Job Info

Description below…

Our client is a leading provider of instrumentation and biochemical assays for life science and drug discovery research. Their platform is used for a variety of applications including biomarker discovery, cell signaling pathway analysis, and toxicology studies in both research and pre-clinical markets. This is an innovative and growing mid-sized company with highly respected technology and a fantastic management team.

Previous FAS experience is preferred, but not required. If you meet the technical requirements and have the interpersonal/presentation skills required for this position, we are definitely interested in speaking to scientists looking to transition from the bench to a customer facing role.

Key Responsibilities
Work with local sales team, providing pre and post-sales support, training and troubleshooting
Present scientific seminars and product demonstrations
Assist with assay development projects
Up to 50% Travel

Qualifications
PhD in Biochemistry, Immunology or related Life Science discipline (or MS with 3+ years industry bench experience in assay development)
Technical expertise in immunoassays, assay development and troubleshooting
Ability to present and troubleshoot, working with customers in high stress situations
Keen understanding of antibodies, protein interactions, and the nuances of building an assay from scratch in various matrices
Previous FAS or industry experience preferred, however, we will consider a strong lab manager, recent PhD grad or postdoc with extensive experience in novel assay development
Experience with biomarker development and/or clinical applications a plus

Compensation
Competitive base plus lucrative commission/bonus structure, car allowance and excellent benefits.