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Field Applications Scientist - Midwest


St. Louis, MO
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Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description


We are currently seeking an experienced Field Applications Scientist based in the Mid-West (St Louis preferred) to provide superlative sales support and customer service for our revolutionary protein analysis instrumentation. The candidate will be a key member of a team of Field Applications Scientists responsible for providing pre- and post-sales applications and technical support for several products. The ideal candidate is both an experienced bench level scientist/application scientist with a strong background in proteomics/immunoassays, as well as an experienced customer support specialist.

Key Responsibilities

Train customers on instrument use, assay development and data analysis on ProteinSimple’s Simple Western and Biologics instruments
Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers in assigned territory
Help to maintain and increase product usage and support sales efforts through technical presentations and product demonstrations
Accompany Sales Representatives on sales calls in customer laboratories to provide technical and applications assistance
Provide on-going assay development support and troubleshooting for customers in-person, via phone and email
Act as a key contributor of customer feedback to marketing and product development teams
Assist in creation and review of technical literature including manuals and application notes
Create and maintain customer support information using our CRM (SalesForce)



Workplace Requirements:

Previous hands-on experience with immunoassays and protein characterization assays is required
Strong understanding of various protein analysis techniques including western blots, ELISAs, FACS, capillary electrophoresis, isoelectric focusing, HPLC and particle characterization is desired
Substantial knowledge of current scientific literature and life science methods and applications
Previous experience providing Applications/Technical support is a plus
Excellent time management, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
Outstanding problem solving and interpersonal skills
5+ years of experience in a life science field
Ability and willingness to travel domestically


BS/BA degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering, or a related life science field with a minimum of 1 year biotech industry experience. MS/PhD is preferred.