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Danaher Corporation Liquid Handling Field Scientist - Mid-Atlantic in Indianapolis, Indiana

Beckman seeks an upbeat scientist to join our Field Application Scientist (FAS) team to support the mid-Atlantic region. This is primarily a customer-facing role in which you will work with scientists to understand their application requirements and help to adapt their workflows to the outstanding capabilities of the Echo and Biomek liquid handlers as well as Beckman’s automation platforms. Our innovative instruments are used worldwide in multiple subject areas including genomics, drug discovery, cancer research, and synthetic biology. Our Field Applications Scientists work closely with sales and support staff to provide high-level customer support before, during, and after a sale.

We need someone who has bench experience, market knowledge, and is ready to expand their horizons and seek the next challenge as we enable scientists to automate assays and work at smaller volumes with greater precision. We also need strong written and verbal communication skills to present the advantages of our product portfolio to scientifically teams with multifaceted strengths and customers.

Job Responsibilities:

•Application support across multiple scientific subject areas including drug discovery and genomics

•Coordinate with sales team on pre-sales technical presentations and serve as technical resource

•Understand and adapt customer workflows and scope of projects

•Plan and execute product demonstrations for prospective customers

•Prepare and present seminars and posters at conferences

•Develop new applications through industrial and academic teamwork

•Provide customer training and support; maintain positive customer relations

•Build, adapt, and optimize liquid handling methods/protocols to improve customer workflows

•Troubleshoot technical problems and serve as a liaison with internal customer concern teams as needed

•Overnight domestic and international travel, up to 60%, when required, sometimes on short notice

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:

•Requires an advanced degree or extensive experience in a scientific discipline, preferably genomics, biochemistry, molecular biology, or similar

•Experience with several scientific applications such as next-generation sequencing, synthetic biology, single cell workflows, high-throughput screening, cell-based assays, and biochemical assays

•Knowledge of liquid handling, automation, and robotic laboratory equipment

•Experience teaching or training

•Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication and presentation skills

•Experience in a customer-facing role is strongly desired

•Must have valid driver’s license and meet Beckman Coulter safe driver criteria

•Location: Field position based in the Mid-Atlantic region of the US, with preference for Baltimore.

Diversity and InclusionAt Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page -- Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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