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Technical Application Scientist- Academic & Biopharma (Boston)

Boston, Massachusetts | , Remote

As a worldwide pioneer of scientific technologies, we provide our customers with advanced detection, imaging, software and services solutions. And it takes a motivated, highly skilled Sales team to make sure those tools get in the hands of the people we can help. Add your consultative approach and experience selling capital equipment to our team, driving product and service transactions to achieve success – and better the world.

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  • Strategic
  • Problem-solver
  • Mediator
  • Results-Driven
  • Quick-thinking

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Location(s) Boston, Massachusetts, Remote Status Regular Job ID JR-026740

Job Summary

As a Technical Application Scientist at BioLegend you will be a customer’s primary point of contact for innovative technologies, products, and services to enable their discoveries from research to cure. You will represent the company locally for both technical and pre-sales support as well as facilitate scientific collaboration. The main efforts to build customer relationships will be through in-person or virtual consultation with customers to support their projects, provide education on new technologies, assist in technical support, and conduct field marketing initiatives through seminars and presentations. Your responsibility is to liaise between the customer and BioLegend to enable researcher success and facilitate discovery.

This position will require frequent local travel and will be responsible for support of the Boston academic and hospital research institutions in the Boston area. Primary work location will be Boston and Cambridge with a preferred locality within a 45-minute commute.

In this role, you are responsible for building relationships with key scientists and customers within a defined territory. This position is responsible the scientific success of key accounts. Flexibility and proactivity are crucial to success in this remote, field-based position. You will be collaborating with a team of experienced field technical experts and sales support personnel. This job carries direct sales responsibilities; however, priority is given to the technical and scientific side of the role.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develop relationships, both in person and remote, with key customers at assigned focus accounts.
  • Conduct and present technical seminars to labs, user groups, and local meetings.
  • Coordinate and perform product demonstrations, trainings, and, technical support.
  • Provide direct sales support to customers in collaboration with the Global Sales Operations team.
  • Contribute to local business development related to product development, licensing, service/collaborative agreements, and, other responsibilities as needed.
  • Represent BioLegend at user group meetings, scientific conferences, and, local shows as necessary.
  • Maintain a contact database in customer retention management system (Salesforce)
  • Manage expenses through monthly reports.
  • Prepare quarterly reports on territory performance, and notable business developments at key accounts.
  • Reporting any activity related to competitor activities, or, business opportunities as applicable.
  • Communicate needs for self-development and develop long term professional goals.
  • Travel required as necessary (limited overnight travel, but, frequent local travel with the Boston area).
  • Other duties as assigned.

iACT Competencies

  • Innovate – Be better, keep improving, be more efficient, creative, and be in the forefront of development
  • Aspire – Have desire, purpose, and ambition challenging ourselves to push the limits and reach new heights
  • Collaborate – Foster teamwork, common goals, selflessness, communication and mutual support
  • Transform – Adapt, learn, re-invent and change for future development and growth

Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD in Life Sciences or related specialty such as biotechnology or Masters’ Degree in biology or related specialty with 3+ years’ experience in an academic, industry or clinical lab setting.
  • 2+ year direct experience with multi-parameter flow cytometry.
  • 1+ years of experience with cellular assays (in-vitro, or, primary cell).
  • 1+ years of Molecular biology wet lab experience (Western, PCR, ELISA, ELISPot, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies such as single-cell RNA seq and CITE-seq
  • Experience and/or deep understanding of Flow Cytometry
  • Previous job experience in a field-based with commitment and vision of outstanding customer service,
  • Previous industry work experience with strong written and verbal communication skills. Outstanding presentation skills
  • Research experience (academic &/or industry) in Cell Biology, Immunology, Cancer Biology, &/or, the Neurosciences.

Condition of Employment

Concerns regarding COVID-19 continue as positive cases are experienced in the communities in which we operate. Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, BioLegend requires proof of COVID vaccination for all U.S.-based employees (subject to limited exceptions) beginning December 8, 2021.

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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