Scientific and Process Technology

Field Application Specialist

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About the job

Are you looking for a new career challenge and want to work for a rapidly growing manufacturer?

Invenia Group is working with a rapidly expanding specialist cell-engineering company to hire Field Application Specialists (FAS) in San Francisco. The company manufactures a platform that helps advance cell-based research and next-generation cell therapeutics. This is an exciting time to join as you will support them through the next phase of growth and commercialization of their technology and products.

Role responsibilities:

If successful, you will join a team growing team of 8 application specialists across America and report to the director. This role will be responsible for providing support to the companies’ customers, the majority of whom will be in the cell therapy field; however, you will also work with customers in multiple application areas.

The FAS is responsible oversee seminars and platform training. Additional responsibilities will include working in partnership with the Sales team to demo the products and give technical presentations as well as working with researchers to assist with experimental design and high-level troubleshooting.

This position will be supporting customers in the San Fran area, with up to 30% travel outside this area.

What we are looking for:

For this, we are looking for someone with a master’s / Ph.D. in a biology-related subject. We are looking for someone to has hands-on experience with gene editing, cellular therapy, or immunology. Experience with some of the following is preferred:

  • Genome editing e.g. CRISPR/Cas9
  • Primary cells
  • Protein production
  • Mammalian cell
  • Viral vectors
  • Cell-based screening assays
  • Continuous cell culture and manipulation

Experience working as a FAS or in a support/customer-facing role is desired but not essential. The company has had great success in training and developing post-doc researchers for a FAS role.

You must also be willing to travel in the assigned territory. The company is offering a competitive base and company bonus plus matched full benefits.

If you feel that you have the skills and experience necessary, please apply to find out more information regarding this opportunity.