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Field Applications Scientist- Boston MA Area

Job Title
Field Applications Scientist- Boston MA Area
Job ID
Work From Home
Work Remote
Boston,  MA
Other Location

Company Overview:
Axion BioSystems, is a rapidly growing, private equity backed life science tools company located in Atlanta, GA. The Company is a leading manufacturer of microelectrode array (MEA) and impedance systems used to evaluate the biology of networked cells (e.g., neurons, cardiac cells, lung and liver) for applications such as cancer research, vaccine development, modeling neurological disease and drug development. Axion’s products are used by pharmaceutical and biotech companies, governmental agencies, and universities for drug safety, drug discovery, cell and gene therapy development and disease modeling assays.

Position Overview:
Axion has an immediate opening for a Field Applications Scientist based in the greater Boston MA area.  
If you want to be a part of a company that is on the leading edge of scientific research, Axion may be the place for you.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide scientific, technical, and applications support during pre- and post-sales
• Schedule and manage demos, instrument installations, and trainings as required
• Develop and present complex material to potential customers in an easy to
understand manner while being able to professionally handle objections
• Support the sales team by using critical thinking to identify customer needs and
to demonstrate the correct product solutions to meet those needs
• Help customers in justifying equipment purchase by offering assistance in assay
development, data generation, preparing reports, and presenting results
• Maintain updated customer information in Salesforce.com
• Maintain knowledge of competitive products and technologies
• Provide feedback to sales management regarding market dynamics, product
performance, competition, and market potential
• Promote customer satisfaction by providing product and application
information, answering inquiries, investigating complaints and taking
appropriate action
• Assist the sales team in generating sales leads by developing customer
relationships and collaborations to facilitate the preparation of materials for
technical materials, seminars, scientific meetings and other publications
• Serve as a communication bridge between end-users and internal development
groups and management being the “voice of the customer”
• Participate in market development activities by expanding our knowledge of the
competition and marketplace

Skills and Qualifications
• BS, MS, or PhD in cell biology, molecular biology or a related science
• Ability to work independently from a home-based office
• Ability to travel 50% within the assigned territory
• Attend national trade shows when needed
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Professional demeanor
• Strong work ethic and desire to succeed
• Self-starter that exhibits strong creativity and resourcefulness
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
• Efficiently works under pressures and within deadlines
• Ability to work well in a team environment
• Self-confident and outgoing personality
Must be a US citizen or have Permanent Resident status (position is not eligible for work visa sponsorship)

Axion offers competitive pay with bonus opportunity and benefits to include 20 PTO days annually, paid holidays, medical/dental/vision insurance,  and 401k plan with company match. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Target Market
Pharma/Biotech accounts - Basic research, Tox, Safety, Core & HTS labs
Academic accounts - all life science research, disease areas, Core & HTS labs
Government accounts – FDA, NIH, DOD, CROs

Territory: Northeast  

Field based employees will receive company provided laptop, be reimbursed for mileage, and travel expenses.

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