Senior Field Application Scientist (m/f) – QIAGEN, Hilden, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland


Senior Field Application Scientist (m/f) – QIAGEN, Hilden, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland

Job description

QIAGEN is one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. With our sample to insight solutions that unlock valuable molecular information from biological samples, QIAGEN helps to improve healthcare and safeguard our societies, enables the development of new medicines and paves the way for scientific breakthroughs.

Join the revolution – and see how you can make a difference.Senior Field Application Scientist (m/f)

Job ID #: 7726

Functional Area: Sales

Employment Type: Regular Full-Time

Duration: unlimited

Location: Hilden (near Duesseldorf), Germany

Position Description

This is a unique opportunity to join the QIAGEN Bioinformatics team responsible for commercialising QIAGEN’s bioinformatics products. The Field Application Scientist (FAS) position allows you to interact with a wide range of researchers across different scientific disciplines to promote software applications and services that provide superior NGS and Genomic data analysis and biological interpretation, and to provide product and scientific advice to key accounts.The FAS is responsible for working closely with key accounts and early access customers, delivering scientific software demonstrations for groups of various sizes, conduct software evaluations and product training, and other activities to help potential customers understand the value of QIAGEN’s bioinformatics applications and services.The scientist will work strategically with Sales as well as with Marketing, Customer Support, and the extended EMEA and global Field Application Scientist teams to support customers in the pharmaceutical, biotech, governmental, and academic sectors.This is a field-based role, ideally based in Southern Germany or the DACH region. Candidates should be prepared to experience periods of up to 60% travel, although average annual levels will be less.

– Engage in scientific discussions with customers and cultivate relationships.- Train and support new customers.
– Analyze and interpret large molecular datasets such as DNA-Seq, RNA-Seq, microarray and proteomics data for clinical and basic research purposes.
– Be the technical expert on QIAGEN Bioinformatics Applications and provide scientific presentations, compelling pre-sales product demonstrations, and scientific workshops to showcase the value and effectiveness of QIAGEN Bioinformatics.

Position Requirements

– Ph.D. or equivalent experience in bioinformatics, molecular biology or genetics-related fields of study stressing data analysis and biological interpretation of Next Generation Sequencing data, ideally using the CLC Genomics or Biomedical Genomics Workbench.

– Demonstrated excellent written, presentation, and verbal skills including strong public speaking experience.
– Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.- Aptitude for understanding, communicating, and training scientific concepts, applications and methods.
– Demonstrated exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.

Personal Requirements

– Ability to travel between 30-60% of the time, including overnight stays.

– Ability to multitask a variety of assignments and proven ability to meet strict deadlines.
– Ability to be flexible and creative, and work in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
– Fast, self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple tasks in a result-orientated commercial environment.
– Excellent project and network management skills and strong organizational skills.
– Experience as a remote, field-based employee desirable.
– Fluency in German and English language.If this interdisciplinary challenge appeals to you, you can expect a highly motivated team that is looking forward to your support! Please apply online, quoting the reference number, with your complete application documents as well as your earliest starting date and salary expectations.

We look forward to hearing from you!