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Danaher Corporation Senior Applications Scientist in Indianapolis, Indiana

Do you enjoy method development? The Senior Applications Scientist, Liquid Handling supports the Automation Business Unit through the development of automated methods and support for complex genomic workflows! You will use scientific, automation, and programming expertise to perform chemistry characterization and demonstration which will include scoping, method development, optimization, and troubleshooting of the automated genomics applications.

Responsibilities

  • Use a deep understanding of customer needs to develop automated genomics applications (e.g. next generation sequencing) on automation platforms.

  • Design, write, demonstrate, and sustain automated methods on liquid handling instrumentation

  • Develop research plans, design workflows and procedures

  • Develop sales and marketing materials such as posters, presentations, training, and application notes to support commercial activities for automated genomic solutions.

  • Monitor changes in the genomics landscape and provide scientific insight to inform planning for new product development.

  • Liaison to global Field Applications and Tech Support teams for automated product performance.

  • Initiate and cultivate collaborations with genomic leaders and industry partners.

Qualifications

  • Life science training - Ph.D., Master’s degree with 2+ years or Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of direct industry experience.

  • Expert knowledge in molecular biology, next generation sequencing, and nucleic acid preparation preferred.

  • Experience programming and operating automated liquid handlers is strongly preferred.

  • Proven success designing and executing experimental plans.

  • Willing to travel (domestic and international) 20%.

  • Temporarily suspended due to COVID-19

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