• Collaboration & Application Scientist (Field Marketing Specialist I)

    Location US-CA-Pleasanton
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  • Overview

    We are looking for a motivated person to become part of a fast-paced team here at the Digital Biology Center at Bio-Rad, where we're changing the world by pushing the boundaries of research with Droplet Digital PCR. The person filling this role will contribute to the development of novel applications that using droplet based technology. 


    • This is a bench scientist position that involves research, development and proof of principle of applications that take advantage of digital PCR partitioning.
    • Interact with other R&D teams to assess feasibility of new applications.
    • Interact with customers across the globe supporting novel applications.
    • Design, develop and test collaborative applications in areas ranging from cancer research to manufactured consumables.
    • Coordinate with field marketing team on application opportunities and timelines.
    • Author technical literature for peer reviewed publications, sales and marketing support.
    • Opportunity for limited travels both domestically and internationally.
    • Will be required to travel up to 25% of the time.


    • BS/BA Life Science; MS or Ph.D preferred in Biology, Biochemistry, or Molecular Biology with at least 3 years of work related experience in a similar life science discipline.
    • Strong understanding of Molecular Biology techniques including PCR/qPCR/dPCR assay mechanics and de novo assay design.
    • Strong fundamental understanding of key aspects related to Digital PCR instrumentation and applications (workflow, reagents, assay design and data analysis).
    • Ability to quickly learn and understand new concepts and technologies.
    • Ability to design, develop, run, and analyze wet chemistry digital PCR experiments.
    • Requires excellent planning /organizational skills and ability to follow through in an unstructured work environment.
    • Excellent planning /organizational skills and ability to follow through in an unstructured work environment.
    • Strong oral and written communications skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional team environment and the ability to communicate effectively, including technical writing and presentation experience.
    • Hands on practical NGS experience a plus.
    • May require occasional domestic and international travel - Demonstrated ability to operate effectively both independently and with diverse professionals in a team environment.


    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.


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