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Field Application Scientist, Biotechnology

Workscope: Sales

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Field Application Scientist, Biotechnology
GmbH North territory (Berlin area)

The Field Application 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
Siemensstraße 25 A
61352 Bad Homburg


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

Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Berlin)
Working place
Berlin / Potsdam
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences