Field Applications Scientist

Melbourne Permanent / Full Time

My background in academic research has given me specialist knowledge and expertise in a range of modern molecular biology and bioinformatic research techniques. As a Ph.D. student, I examined the complex relationships between microbial diversity, sexually transmitted pathogens, localised gene expression, and infertility among women.As Recruiter with mexec, I combine my knowledge, networking skills, and growing understanding of industry to help solve the problems of companies and individuals in the Life Sciences sectors.

Recruiter :
Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • High-Throughput
  • Remote

The Company

Our client is a molecular diagnostic company dedicated to advancing the impact of genomics in healthcare and precision medicine. Their advanced platforms deliver timely molecular insights in the areas of mutation profiling, liquid biopsy, pharmacogenetics and more. The client offers an open platform that provides researchers with insights through a highly multiplexed solution. Headquartered in the States, with offices located around the world, the client nurtures a highly collaborative culture for both the customer and employees encouraging diversity, creativity and innovation. Now is an exciting time to be joining our client.

The Opportunity

You will be an outstanding scientist with a demonstrated high level of professional success and exceptional communication skills. An outgoing people-person who likes to talk to others, loves science and has a knack for demonstrating and teaching technical and complex information to customers across ANZ. If you're the perfect mix of technical and teacher and want to work at a company where you'll have a major impact, this could be the right career for you. Your Job duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing on-site and remote support, training and troubleshooting assistance for instrumentation and assays in pathology, research, and industrial laboratories.
  • Growing consumables revenue through delivery of high-end applications support and building awareness around the company's offerings.
  • Supporting the sales team with pre-sales/post-sales and marketing activities including presentation, demonstration and trials as well as promoting consumable sales by building customer’s confidence in the company’s technology and products.
  • Working closely with the service engineering team to manage installations, site activation/launch and technical troubleshooting by following the protocols for verification, validation, and implementation of systems & assays.
  • Responsible for providing timely and quality scientific support to the team and customers.

The Expertise

  • Tertiary qualification (e.g. BSc/MSc/PhD) in a relevant scientific discipline such as Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biotechnology, or Biochemistry.
  • At least 4 years of experience in genomics and/or genotyping is a must.
  • Knowledge of routine molecular platforms and associated workflows
  • Experience in manual and/or high-throughput automated immunoassays is desirable, as is previous experience in a scientific customer field supporting role.
  • Solid commercial acumen and the ability to travel throughout ANZ as required.
  • Keeping abreast of the current and future market dynamics (competitors’ products etc.)

The Application

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please email any questions you may have to [email protected] or call 1300 063 932 to arrange a confidential discussion with Mark Thomas or Shayalini Wignarajah. To apply, visit our website at and click Apply Now to submit a copy of your current CV and cover letter.

Referral reward:

Science & Biotechnology > Biotech Science & Biotechnology

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