Field Application Scientist, Boston

Seer Biosciences
Remote, OR
Closing date
Sep 26, 2023

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At Seer, we are passionate about empowering our customers to expand scientific discoveries and achieve exceptional scientific outcomes. Our team is growing quickly as we develop innovative approaches to solve complex biological questions. And we believe the next frontier in biology is enabled through a clearer and more complete view of the proteome - something that Seer can uniquely deliver. As we build our team, we are looking for collaborative, driven, intellectually curious people who are committed to solving complex challenges. Our culture rewards accountability and cross functional teamwork, because we believe that this enables the kind of breakthrough thinking that will accelerate our mission.

This position is remote, based in Boston, MA.

The Role

The primary focus of the Customer Experience team is to support our customers and their success, and drive market adoption of our Proteograph™ products. We are seeking an exceptional Field Application Scientist to join our growing commercial team. You will be a key hire in laying the groundwork for a best-in-class customer experience and leaving their mark on our culture and behaviors for years to come.

Responsibilities & Goals

Based in Boston, MA, the Field Application Scientist will be part of a team whose goal is to provide a customer experience unparalleled in the life science industry. The ideal candidate will have a track record of accomplishments in academia and in the life sciences/pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry. Candidates must have a strong entrepreneurial orientation and an industrious attitude. Areas of specific responsibility and attention for this role include:
  • Support the development of a Customer Experience organization that is structured for growth, global operational excellence, and customer and employee success.
  • Become an expert in our technology, understand the competitive landscape, and articulate Seer's value proposition.
  • Actively take part in the customer life cycle from partnering with sales on prospecting to coordinating and performing customer site training to troubleshooting issues to reporting the voice of customer back to internal groups.
  • Help customers conduct novel proteomics experiments at scale and speed. Maximize their success by assisting with experimental design, implementation, analysis, and interpretation of results.
  • Deliver outstanding pre-sales presentations, post-sales training, and educate customers and prospects on the use of Seer technology.
  • Foster a positive and supportive working relationship with customers. Help manage their expectations and gain their trust.
  • Identify, document, and communicate customer experience feedback, product requirements, market trends, and business intelligence to internal stakeholders.
  • Develop and deliver materials for customer-facing activities like support processes for installations, training, and knowledge management.
  • Develop strong interdepartmental collaborations with Marketing, Sales, Product Development, and Automation to ensure the voice of customer is heard and escalations are resolved with urgency.

Background & Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in a life science discipline.
  • 3+ years lab experience in proteomics, mass spectrometry, molecular biology, biochemistry, or genomics.
  • 3+ years of experience supporting customers in a commercial environment.
  • Hands on experience with common biochemistry, molecular biology and data analysis techniques (LC-MS/MS and proteomics preferred).
  • Experience in experimental design, interpretation, troubleshooting, and optimization.
  • Ability to develop solutions to complex problems that require innovation and collaboration.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills with demonstrated success in delivering presentations and trainings.
  • Aptitude for understanding, communicating, and training on scientific concepts, applications, and methods.
  • Commitment to providing outstanding customer service.
  • Ability to handle the dynamic, fast-paced, and multi-tasking environment of a rapidly growing biotech company.
  • Strong and collaborative work ethic; must be a self-starter and persistent in achieving objectives to support Seer's scientific and business goals.
  • Must work well in a small team setting with the ability to work independently and collaboratively while meeting scheduled deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 80%. Ability to manage a large territory. Occasional international travel is possible.
  • Multiple language skills are a plus.

At Seer, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between 120,000 and 140,000, and will depend on the candidates education, skills, qualifications, experience, and location. This position is also eligible for bonus, benefits, and participation in Company's stock option plan.

We welcome you to apply today!

Seer is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Seer employees and contractors who regularly come onsite to a Seer office or Client, are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Exceptions to this requirement are employees and/or contractors who require religious or medical exemption as approved through Seer's accommodations process.

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