Field Applications Scientist -VIC

Date posted – 15 March 2021

Molecular Diagnostics ·  IVD & Automation   ·   Melbourne 

The Client
Our client is an Australian Biotechnology success story transforming molecular diagnostics. Their proprietary molecular diagnostics platform technology provides hospitals and pathology laboratories the ability to screen for a wide array of diseases and infectious pathogens with a high degree of specificity and with rapid high throughput. Their continued long-term goal is to target health conditions where faster and more accurate diagnosis plays a pivotal role in improving community health both in Australia and across the globe. Now is an exciting time to be joining our client as they undergo further expansion.

The Opportunity
You will be an outstanding scientist with a demonstrated high level of professional success and exceptional communication skills. An outgoing people-person who likes to talk to others, loves science and has a knack for demonstrating and teaching technical and complex information. If you’re the perfect mix of technical and teacher and want to work at a company where you’ll have a major impact, this could be the right career for you.

  • Provide training of their IVD technology in customer laboratories
  • Train customers in laboratory liquid handling automation and associated software
  • Writing and testing scripts for instrumentation platforms
  • Effective communication in translating issues and finding solutions to problems
  • Acting as a key contributor of customer feedback to the internal teams including R&D, QA & marketing.

Position Requirements

  • Experience in training & support of products/services/medical devices/instrumentation in the healthcare marketplace.
  • Minimum B.Sc. or equivalent, Masters/PhD an advantage
  • Experience in laboratory techniques: molecular biology, qPCR, IVD, assay development. ELISA
  • Experience in and understanding of the expectations of a commercial environment
  • Familiarity with molecular diagnostics an advantage
  • Outstanding problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills – must enjoy talking with people on the phone and in person
  • Excellent computer skills & desired in XAML, Visual Basic, and C++ scripting desirable

To join our client in this exciting opportunity, please email your cover letter & CV to careers@mexec.com. Confidential enquiries to Marilyn Jones on 1300 0 MEXEC.

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