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Field Application Scientist, Biotechnology

Field Application Scientist, Biotechnology
Territory: Germany & Austria (Bavarian area)

The Field Applications Scientist will actively participate in the technical sales process and support the Biotechnology products in an assigned territory. The job duties include a focus on Proteomics and Molecular Imaging Reagent and driving sales for instruments and reagents as well as technical services contracts. The job requires a moderate to high percentage of overnight travel.


Ph.D. or a scientific degree with equivalent scientific experience in molecular biology, biochemistry or related technical discipline is required; in addition post-doctoral experience with extensive lab work experience is preferred.

Position Responsibilities:

Sales Support
Give technical presentations for customers, including seminars and workshops.  Conduct onsite product demonstrations including help with logistics, install and start-up of systems, run samples, and adapt, optimize, or develop protocols to meet customer requirements.  Participate in trade shows as needed.  Generate and qualify new sales prospects.

Installation and Training
Travel to the customer’s site to set up and verify the operation of products and conduct set-up experiments.  Provide instrument, protocol and software training to users.  Ensure that the customer is competent and proficient in the use and operation of the products.  Conduct and/or participate in customer training courses.

Customer Support & Service
Take incoming calls from customers and sales personnel and provide technical assistance by phone or onsite regarding the application, use, and maintenance of instruments, chemistries, reagents, protocols and software.  Provide basic instrument troubleshooting and maintenance.  Provide necessary follow-up and support to ensure a high degree of customer satisfaction. 
Interface with the in-house Service team and provide preventative maintenance and basic technical service as required.

Reagent Sales
Actively seek out reagent sales opportunities during system installations, customer trainings, trade shows and conferences, and drive reagent sales in key accounts.

Marketing and new protocol development
Interface with Corporate Application and Research Scientists in product and protocol development and the writing and review of technical manuals, notes and scientific publications. Gather information about customer needs, suggestions for product improvements, new product ideas, user issues, and competitive activities for use by Management.

Do you want to work with a team creating products that are helping impact lives?

Please send your application with your salary requirements to:

LI-COR Biosciences GmbH
Kimberley McMurdo
Siemensstr. 25 A
61352 Bad Homburg

How to apply:
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LI-COR Biosciences GmbH
Kimberley McMurdo
Siemensstr. 25 A
61352 Bad Homburg
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About LI-COR Biosciences GmbH

LI-COR Biosciences is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of high quality, innovative instruments, software, reagents, and integrated systems for plant biology, biotechnology, drug discovery, and environmental research. Founded in 1971, the privately held company is based in Lincoln, Nebraska, with subsidiaries in Germany and the UK. LI-COR systems are used in more than...

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