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Danaher Corporation NGS Field Application Scientist - Korea in Hanam-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we are pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives. Job Title : Field Application Scientist - Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Location: Seoul, Korea (Hybrid) Overview : The NGS Application Scientist will provide technical field support for IDT’s xGen/NGS customers, regarding product design and end use. This position will assist Sales to identify, convert and support potential/existing customers. This position will also collaborate with cross-functional teams to prioritize customer requirements for future NGS product development. Essential Functions :

  • Provides technical field support for IDT NGS customers, including experimental design and troubleshooting

  • Represents IDT’s products to molecular biology community at large, including presentations of established technologies at industry trade shows

  • Collaborates with Product Management, Applications Support, Customer Care and Sales to identify key customer requirements for future product development efforts

  • Works closely with Marketing and Sales to ensure the value of the NGS product line is communicated clearly and effectively to customers

  • Maintains strong working relationships within Research, Manufacturing, Marketing, Product Management and Product Development, Customer Support and Sales

  • Provides support on new emerging NGS applications in which xGen products may be employed

  • Stays abreast of the latest trends in the NGS field via literature and personal communications with newer.

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree (in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biology, Chemistry, Bioinformatics) or equivalent experience with demonstrated performance required

  • Master’s degree or PhD (in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biology, Chemistry, Bioinformatics) preferred

    Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of experimental design and troubleshooting required Five or more years wet lab experience required

  • Expert background in NGS bench techniques (library prep and enrichment) required

  • Five or more years of experience with NGS sequencing instruments, their workflows, troubleshooting and outputs required.

  • Five or more years of NGS experience in troubleshooting various library preparation methods and targeted enrichment processes required

  • Five or more years of Assay Development strongly preferred

  • Five or more years of public speaking/presentation experience required.

  • Five or more years of experience in constructing Illumina libraries for NGS; knowledge and experience of other sequencer manufacturer library prep techniques preferred

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.