• Cytometry Field Application Scientist (Field Application Specialist I)

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  • Overview

    Bio-Rad has an immediate need for a Cytometry Field Application Scientist. 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 our flow cytometers and associated reagents.
    • 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 cell sorters and cell analyzers.
    • 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 and Academic accounts in the Midwest/Southeast sales regions of the US and preferably based in the Chicago area, a major Texas City or Atlanta (other locations near a major airport in the region will be considered).
    • This position requires 40% travel time in the Midwest and Southeast region of the U.S, and other business travel as needed.


    • MS in Life Sciences minimum, PhD preferred.
    • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience using Flow Cytometry, including assay design and optimization. (Immunology research background preferred)
    • Specific experience designing and performing 12 (or more) parameter experiments or small particle detection preferred.
    • Experience in the analysis of Flow Cytometry data using FlowJo and FCS Express highly desired.
    • Work experience supporting cytometry instruments and reagents may be substituted for research experience.
    • Research experience preferred.
    • Ability and willingness to teach complex principles of Cytometry to novice users.
    • 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.


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