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Danaher Corporation Liquid Handling Field Scientist - Southeast in Raleigh, North Carolina

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences’ mission is to empower those seeking answers to life’s most important scientific and healthcare questions. With a legacy spanning 80+ years, we have long been a trusted partner to our customers, who are working to transform science and healthcare with the next groundbreaking discovery. As part of our team of more than 2,900 associates across 130 countries, you’ll help drive our vision of accelerating answers—and our commitment to excellence.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Do you want to support products you feel passionate about?

Beckman seeks an upbeat scientist to join our Field Application Scientist (FAS) team to support the Southeast 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

  • 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 Southeast region of the US, with preference for Atlanta-GA or Raleigh-NC.

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 tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.


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