Field Application Scientist, (US)

Field Application Scientist, (US)

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


Location: Anywhere near major airport (East Coast – Central US Preferred), with up to 60% travel as required

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide post-sales on-site technical training and support for Omixon products
  • 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 products 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 R&D and product management
  • 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
  • Follow quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations
  • Works according to the Omixon IT security policy description

Profile requirements

  •  Either:
    -CHS or CHT in HLA with 3+ years equivalent clinical/research experience
    -PhD or MSc 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
  • Second language would be a plus ( e.g Spanish or Portuguese)


Start Date: ASAP

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