Field Application Support/Specialist

Organization
Cellular Research, Inc.
Job Location
Boston, MA
Job Description

As an integral part of the East Coast team, the Field Application Support/Specialist/Scientist will support the Pixel and Precise product lines, lead and organize product demonstrations, support pre and post sales efforts, and provide customer technical assistance.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with scientists to release new products;
  • Conduct in-house and at customer site wet bench experiments and demonstrations;
  • Interpret and troubleshoot customer results;
  • Work closely with the sales and marketing team on introducing the company and product to new customers;
  • Collaborate effectively with other scientists to help advance the company’s research and business goals;
  • Write and/or edit application notes, protocols and manuals.
Requirements

Qualifications

  • B.S./B.A. degree in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, or Biology related discipline;
  • Bioinformatics analysis skills are a must;
  • Familiarity with the latest PCR, Sequencing, and digital counting technologies;
  • Good laboratory skills in molecular biology with 2-4 years of lab experience in cell culture, DNA and RNA isolation, basic microscopy, sterile techniques;
  • Knowledge of computers (both Apple OS and Microsoft Windows platforms), and a willingness to learn new internal techniques;
  • Basic knowledge of primer design;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Highly motivated, independent self-starter;
  • Interpersonally savvy and skillful collaborator;
  • Focused with good attention to detail;
  • Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing;
  • Willing to travel 25-50% outside of the greater Boston area.
About Our Organization

Cellular Research, Inc., is a biotechnology research and development company founded in 2011 by innovators from Silicon Valley and Stanford University.   Our mission is to revolutionize life science research by enabling high-resolution investigation of single cells and limited samples, thereby creating new benchmarks and delivering new capabilities.  Cellular Research has developed Molecular Indexing to deliver these capabilities.  Molecular Indexing is a revolutionary technology that enables direct and precise counting of individual molecules, genes, chromosomes, and other genetic materials in very small samples and individual cells.

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