Applications Scientist - Genomics

Job Location
Portland, OR

401K 15% bonus, excellent benefits package

Job Description

Life science and clinical diagnostics leader seeks an Applications Scientist to support the scientific aspect of the company's product line from pre through post-sales process.  The Applications Scientist will work from a home office (on the west coast) and travel is expected to be 50-75%. 

The Applications Scientist will: 

  • Develop and present customized product demonstrations to potential and current customers
  • Promote consumable sales and build customer confidence in genotyping and methylation services
  • Provides scientific training, including initial, advanced and continued support on proprietary applications and instruments to potential new and existing customers 
  • Attend and represent company at trade shows and scientific conferences
  • Work with customers to solve instrument, application, and scientific issues
  • Work with marketing to continuously improve current products and provide customer input for new product development interfacing with R&D
  • Provide scientific input into the sales process by identifying scientific assays, performing feasibility studies, genotyping and methylation projects, product testing, pre-sale feasibility studies, and general laboratory work to external and internal potential and existing customers



  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable scientific discipline, such as biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics or biotechnology
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 4+ years bench experience in genomics or in a genotyping laboratory
  • Knowledge of or experience with genotyping and methylation technology and services
  • Experience in a scientific customer support role, preferably field based
  • An understanding and competency with sales concepts and processes
  • Strong communications skills; oral, written, electronic and presentation
  • Computer fluency with MS Office Suite
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