Field Application Scientist, (EMEA)

Field Application Scientist, (EMEA)

The Field Application Scientist (FAS), reporting directly to the Field Application Manager is primarily responsible for providing pre- and post-sales on-site technical training and support for Omixon’s HLA (Human Leukocyte Antigen) products in EMEA. Knowledge of HLA and/or NGS is required, while IT and software development practices are considered advantageous.


Key responsibilities

  • Provide post-sales on-site technical training and support for Omixon Holotype HLA (Assay + Software)
  • Provide technical support to Omixon’s customers across all product lines by responding to technical inquiries that are received via telephone, email, fax, web, mail, or in-person
  • Deliver pre-sales presentations and technical consultations with an Omixon sales representative
  • Understanding & communicating primary sales and marketing messages/benefits and USPs for all products
  • Company expert on Omixon Holotype laboratory process and HLA laboratory process
  • Market expert on HLA, genomics, NGS and related software and laboratory technologies
  • Work closely and collaborate with the other Omixon teams including R&D, Product Management, and Quality
  • Deliver presentations, host training sessions, and conduct webinars on Omixon’s HLA products
  • Record and report customer feedback to the HLA business.
  • Attend key HLA conferences in the region to represent Omixon
  • Prepare white-papers, case studies, presentations or contribute to other marketing collateral as required
  • Additional duties as required

Desired profile 


    • CHS or CHT in HLA with 3+ years equivalent clinical/research experience
    • PhD or M.Sc with 3+ years equivalent clinical/research experience, or B.Sc with 10+ years equivalent research experience in molecular biology, biotechnology, genomics or similar
  • Knowledge of NGS technologies is highly advantageous (hands-on experience on both library preparation and sequencing, especially on the Illumina platforms, is a plus)
  • Comfortable with NGS analysis software programs
  • Confident strong communicator of scientific and technical information – an ability to communicate precisely and succinctly with leading experts in the field demonstrating scientific/technical expertise, both oral and written
  • Self-motivated, works well under minimal supervision
  • Driven to continuous improvement.
  • High energy level; enthusiastic; positive attitude; works well under stress
  • Fluent in English, French or Russian would be a plus


  • Training in Omixon’s products will be provided by a qualified FAS
  • Collaboration with key stakeholders in Europe office, US Office and US Collaborators
  • Successful conversion of HLA labs to NGS
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Global collaboration with team members over Hangouts Meet, etc.
  • Weekly progress reporting
  • Team player with a sound understanding of individual and team goals
  • Familiarity with MS Office products, Gsuite, Google-Docs (‘nice to have’: JIRA, Salesforce)
  • Monthly mobile phone (calls/texts/data) and computer
  • Reviewed at least annually


Start Date: ASAP
Base Location: Anywhere near major airport with up to 60% travel as required

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