Field Application Support Scientist

Menlo Park, California
Field Support
LevitasBio is a life science company currently developing a new method of cellular analysis based on our proprietary magnetic levitation technology. We are rapidly developing new tools and methods, and we need a skilled Scientist to facilitate our application evaluations. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual who enjoys working with researchers in a wide variety of fields. You thrive in a collaborative work environment and are skilled at working on multiple projects concurrently.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Support the release and development of the Levitas product lines
    • Lead and organize product demonstrations
    • Support sales efforts
    • Provide customer technical assistance
    • Work closely with scientists to release new product and protocols
    • Conduct in-house and at customer site wet bench experiments and demonstrations
    • Assist users in the interpretation and troubleshooting of results
    • Work closely with the R&D and marketing teams on introducing the company and product to new customers
    • Collaborate effectively with other scientists to help advance the company‚Äôs research and business goals

Qualifications

    • M.S. or Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, or other biology-related discipline
    • Good laboratory skills in cellular and molecular biology with 4-8 years of lab experience
    • Demonstrated skills in cell culture, DNA and RNA isolation, basic microscopy, and sterile techniques
    • Good verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of computers (both Apple OS and Microsoft Windows platform), and willingness to learn new techniques
    • Good record keeping skills.
    • Familiarity with the latest cell biology, genomic, and cellular analysis technologies
    • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment coupled with the emerging challenges of a rapidly evolving field
    • Highly motivated, independent self-starter
    • Interpersonally savvy and skillful collaborator
    • Resiliency and flexibility around shifting work streams and timeframes
    • Focused and meticulous with good attention to detail
    • Willingness to travel
    • Good problem-solving skills