Field Applications Specialist (Digital PCR)

Job Location
10 Deangelo Drive
Bedford, MA 01730
Job Description

FORMULATRIX® is hiring a Field Applications Specialist to support the go-to-market strategy of the CONSTELLATION® Digital PCR System. The candidate will partner with the field sales team to provide training, presentations, product demonstrations, and technical seminars both internally and to potential clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and academic industries. This position involves direct customer interaction, for which the candidate must act as the trusted expert on qPCR and digital PCR, thereby increasing customer satisfaction and loyalty and contributing to the overall success of the business. In addition to supporting customer applications, the applications specialist will help guide future R&D efforts by identifying new application areas where the technology can be applied advantageously.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain a PCR-clean wet lab in Bedford, MA
  • Perform qPCR and digital PCR experiments on customer samples in the wet lab in Bedford, MA
  • Demonstrate the CONSTELLATION on site at customer labs, including the development and optimization of customer workflows
  • Develop application notes and white papers to support strategic market development
  • Provide technical support to customers via email, telephone, or in person site visits
  • Communicate voice of customer (VOC) to the R&D team for product enhancements and new product development
  • Life sciences degree in molecular biology (MS or PhD preferred)
  • 5+ years of lab bench experience (genomics preferred)
  • Excellent knowledge of the principles and applications of qPCR and digital PCR
  • Experience with liquid handling automation
  • Excellent troubleshooting ability
  • Ability to travel up to 50% within the US (could be occasional European travel)
  • Ability to manage scheduling and workload with an awareness of strategic goals
  • Excellent written and oral skills with the capability to present technical data to a diverse audience
How to Apply


To be considered for this position, please email [email protected] with the words "FAS" in the subject line. You must include a copy of your resume, (Word, PDF, or plain text only) and respond to the following:

  • What are your salary requirements?
  • When can you start?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • What attracts you to this job and how do you feel your skill sets will complement the position?
About Our Organization

FORMULATRIX was established in 2002 to provide protein crystallization automation solutions. Since then, we've started developing the next generation of liquid handlers using microfluidic technology. Headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, we supply software and robotic automation solutions to leading pharmaceutical companies and academic research institutions around the world. Our team works tirelessly to provide the best products in the industry with support that is second to none.

FORMULATRIX is a small, fast-growing, strongly-profitable company in the scientific automation industry with offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. We require hard work and dedication from our employees, and are committed to hiring only the best of the best. All support and management employees work 50 hour work weeks. In return, Formulatrix offers a rewarding compensation package including base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, health and dental benefits, AFLAC supplemental insurance, a 401K retirement plan, an informal work environment including cookouts on Fridays in the summer, and excellent growth opportunities.

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