Field Application Scientist, Pathway & NGS Analysis Software
Posted on: June 25, 2022
OverviewAt the heart of QIAGEN's business is a vision to make
improvements in life possible.
We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science
and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started
out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full
power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe. Our
most valuable asset are our employees - more than 5000 in over 35
locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have
outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we
are constantly looking for new talent to join us.
There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science
and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.If
you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges
and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international,
diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people's lives,
then QIAGEN is where you need to be.
Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.
Position DescriptionThis position is an exciting role working with
a range of scientists and determining how to address their data
analysis and interpretation needs using QIAGEN Digital Insights
well established and superior products and services, including
Ingenuity Pathway Analysis (IPA), CLC Genomics Workbench, OmicSoft
Oncoland, Diseaseland and more
(https://digitalinsights.qiagen.com/). This is a fantastic position
for candidates that enjoy working with people and problem solving.
You will be intellectually challenged and benefit from being
exposed to a wide range of experimental approaches to scientific
problems in commercial and academic contexts.
The Field Application Scientist is responsible for presenting, to
individuals and groups of various size, customer objective focused
scientific software demonstrations, custom software product
trainings, and other activities that show the application and value
of QIAGEN Digital Insights bioinformatics analysis products and
services. These products and services provide analysis of gene
expression, sequence variants, pathways, microbial metagenomics and
other data types. The scientist will work internally with sales,
marketing, customer support, and R&D teams as a customer
- Become a power-user of QIAGEN's portfolio of data analysis and
biological interpretation products (Ingenuity Pathway Analysis,
Omicsoft, CLC Genomics workbench and more).
- Engage in scientific discussions with customers and cultivate
- Leverage deep scientific knowledge to identify customer
challenges and map them to QIAGEN's biological data analysis and
interpretation products and services.
- Deliver scientific workshops on defined case studies to
showcase the value and effectiveness of software applications
within the context of the prospect or customer's research.
- Provide scientific presentations and compelling pre-sales
product demonstration for potential customers within the context of
the customer's research field and application.
- Analyze customer data for presentations or analyze public data
for case studies.
- Train and support new customers including delivering
- Work closely with customers to understand their product
requirements and communicate these requirements to the marketing
and engineering teams for inclusion in future product development
- Collaborate with Sales to develop and nurture key account
- Support Marketing activities at targeted events.
- PhD or equivalent experience in molecular biology,
bioinformatics or genetics-related field, including wet-lab work,
with focus on the biological interpretation of gene expression,
sequence variant analysis, or microbial data analysis using
analysis software. Post-doctoral is desired, and existing field
application scientist work is highly desired.
- Experience with Ingenuity Pathway Analysis, Omicsoft Oncoland,
Diseaseland, CLC Genomics Workbench, software is desired.
- Experience with SQL, R and/or Python desired but not
- Familiarity with public data (GEO, TCGA, SRA, GTEx etc.) highly
- Experience with pipelines such as single cell RNA-seq, RNA-seq,
DNA-seq etc. desired.
- Demonstrated excellent written, presentation, and verbal
communications skills including demonstrated public speaking
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills with
ability to work as a team
- Aptitude for understanding and communicating complex
computational concepts, applications and algorithms to non-computer
- Demonstrated exceptional analytical and problem-solving
- This is a field-based role where you will work from your
personal home office with local and regional travel.
- Willing to travel between 30-60% of the time. Proactive
self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple tasks
in a result-oriented, commercial environment and meet strict
- Ability to multitask a variety of assignments and proven
ability to meet strict deadlines.
- Home-office Location: Greater Boston area
QIAGEN requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination as a condition
of employment for new hires in all U.S. states other than Montana
effective as of September 1, 2021. New hires and candidates will be
required to present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination within three
business days of start date or upon entry into the office (i.e.,
for interviews), whichever comes first. QIAGEN complies with
applicable laws regarding the confidentiality of employee health
information and the reasonable accommodation of individuals with
disabilities and/or sincerely held religious beliefs. Candidates
who require accommodation should contact Benefits@QIAGEN.com. This
policy is part of QIAGEN's ongoing efforts to support public health
efforts and to ensure the safety and-well-being of its employees,
customers, business partners, and community.
What we offerAt the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our
success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to
drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our
leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a
collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis
for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability
and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your
growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.
QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud
to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical
conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex
stereotyping (including but not limited to assumptions about a
person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression,
or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression,
national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry,
medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status,
citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any
other status protected by applicable law.
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