Application Scientist

Location
Dublin, CA
Posted
Jul 24, 2018
Discipline
Marketing, Science/R&D
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Overview

Azure Biosystems is an innovative company that develops, manufactures, and markets a new line of imaging systems for the life sciences. The Company is looking for a skilled, enthusiastic Application Scientist to join a fast-paced, high growth environment.

Position Summary

We seek a highly creative and driven Application Scientist to join our product development team. You will work within a highly dynamic marketing and R&D group and will be responsible for leading the application development for genomic and proteomic technologies. 

Professional Qualifications

Education

Ph.D., MS or BS in biology or related field with a minimum of 2 years lab bench experience in a research laboratory.     

Essential Job Duties

  • Systematically develop testing protocols for genomics instrumentation
  • Evaluate new products for genomics through testing in house and through collaborative work with customers in the field
  • Provide design feedback on instrumentation workflow, using voice of the customer
  • Manage customers to relationships to develop application specific white papers
  • Set up and maintain genomics laboratory on site
  • Education and train sales for on genomics customers and techniques
  • Support sales and marketing through white papers, application notes and publications
  • Support marketing team for marketing campaigns that effectively represent company’s products, service, and prospects
  • Assist exhibition booths at trade shows and conferences, up to 30% travel
  • Continual awareness of developments in the field of genomics

Requirements

Specific

  • Strong laboratory experience in qPCR required
  • Experience using multiple brands of qPCR machines required
  • “Power-user” level of understanding of qPCR analysis software required
  • Experience in Western blotting techniques is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Creative, highly motivated self-starter with good insight and problem-solving skills and highly able to effectively coordinate multiple tasks and projects.

General

  • Manage time effectively, meet personal goals and work effectively with other team members
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.
  • Be able to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Excellent general computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office