DiagnosticsLife Sciences

Director, Field Applications Scientist

Vacancy Information


United States

Director Field Applications Scientist

Location: Waltham/Boston, Massachusetts

The company is an exciting start-up based in Boston that provides innovative solutions for Biomarker Detection and analysis. The product and technology they manufacture allow more complete analysis of recombinant Viruses. The offering saves customers time and costs while providing a more accurate system.

With an exciting product launch on the horizon this role is an opportunity to play a significant part in the businesses growth story.

The Role:

You will be responsible for establishing best practices and procedures of the applications team ahead of an expansion of the team over the next year which this role will be leading.

Actively contribute to the Cell and Gene Therapy launch program with a particular focus on technical aspects surrounding value proposition, marketing, messaging and field deployment.

To begin with the company’s focus is the US market but they will be expanding to a global operation next year with this role a key driver of expected growth.

The position is office based in Waltham with travel around 25% of the time across the states.

Grow FAS team as a vibrant customer-centric function with deep connections.

with Sales, R&D, Services, Operations/Manufacturing departments.

Create new customers’ onboarding program covering all aspects of the solution.

Including instrumentation, assay handling, data analysis and reporting.

A strong presence at trade shows and conferences will be a big part of this position especially as the company continues to establish itself in the market.

The Requirements 

Educated or Qualified with a Bachelors or Masters or PhD in any relevant scientific background.

Minimum 6 years’ Experience in an Applications Leadership role.

Experience with Bioprocess and cell and gene therapy essential.

Languages: Fluent English is required.

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