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Application Scientist

Field/In-House Applications Scientist, Eastern US

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Field/In-House Applications Scientist, Eastern US

The Field/In-House Applications Scientist will work with industrial and academic scientists to educate and train customers on the innovative Aurora analysis system. Additionally, you will work with customers to develop new protocols and methods specific to a customer’s research, feed product enhancements back to the internal product development teams, and promote our products and services through customer meetings, vendor shows, webinars, and national and international conferences and symposia.

This position is based within the greater Boston area, and when not traveling to work with customers in the field, the individual will report to the corporate HQ in Boxborough, MA to process customer samples in our applications lab and to generate data supporting new applications.

Through working with customers you will discover critical information regarding customer needs, desired feature enhancements, and competitive marketing information.

This information needs to be digested, summarized and relayed to our internal engineering, product management, and marketing teams. You will work closely with the sales and marketing organization, to support customer needs and requests before and after purchase, and work to develop new applications, marketing collateral, application/tech notes, white papers and peer reviewed publications.

The candidate should have a strong background in biophysical characterization of therapeutic proteins or mAbs. The candidate should also be familiar with the most common protein characterization tools, including hands-on experience performing measurements and analyzing results from: FTIR, DSC, CD, LC SEC, AUC, UV-Vis, and/or SLS/DLS. The ideal candidate will have worked on the development and characterization of therapeutic proteins, and have in-depth knowledge relating to discovery, pre-formulation, formulation, and analysis of mAb therapeutics. Prior experience in the support of instrumentation, along with a demonstrated ability to engage and train, academic and industrial scientists on analytical instrumentation and its applications is a plus. A strong commercial perspective is required, as is the ability to interact as an exceptional team player. The position is based in the greater Boston area, with overnight travel requirements of up to 50%.

  • MS/PhD in Protein Engineering, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or related field.
  • Deep knowledge of protein characterization and analytical tools.
  • Provide pre- and post-sales application support for RedShift Bio’s products forEast Coast.
  • Support sales activities through technical discussions, presentations, and research collaborations.
  • Run customer samples in the Applications Lab based in Boxborough, MA.
  • Provide feedback to marketing/product management on customer requests, and competitive products.
  • Industrial experience in the development and characterization of therapeutic proteins or mAbs (~2+ years PhD; ~4+ years MS).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Based in the Boston area and willing to travel ~50% (domestic and international).

Financial Benefits

  • Competitive compensation including base salary and annual bonus eligibility for all employees
  • Equity – All employees are awarded stock options to benefit from the future success of the company
  • 401k Plan – Company contributes 3% of base salary to plan, regardless of employee contribution amount
  • Commuter Benefits Program – Use pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible mass transit and parking fees
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Health Benefits

  • Several excellent PPO and HMO Insurance Plans provided by Tufts in Massachusetts and UnitedHealthCare , Kaiser Permanente, and Blue Cross Blue Shield in other states.
  • Company pays nearly 90% of most popular plan or equivalent amount towards other plans; employees may elect higher-deductible plans for which company pays 100% of the premiums.
  • Nationwide pharmacy benefits coverage provided by UnitedHealthCare or Tufts
  • Dental benefits provided by UnitedHealthCare, including $1500 orthodontic benefit
  • Vision coverage provided by VSP (Vision Service Plan)
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Plan
  • Health Savings Account Program
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Lifestyle Benefits

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Plan
  • Short and Long Term Disability Benefits – company pays up to 60% of covered earnings (subject to cap)
  • AD&D (Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance) – 100% employer paid for basic coverage; options for employee contributions to increase max coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program – Variety of resources offered supporting your physical, emotional, social, and financial health
  • Marketplace™ Perks at Work – Discounts and member pricing for more than 1,500 merchants, including on-demand fitness classes, therapy and telehealth, virtual classes, and at-home grocery and meal delivery services.
  • Adoption Assistance Program – Reimbursement of $1,500 of eligible adoption expenses per qualified adoption
  • Generous Vacation Time Policy – Every employee earns 15 vacation days, 5 sick days, and 2 floating holidays per year, in addition to 12 company holidays.
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Development Benefits

  • Training and Development - Grow your career and improve job performance with free access to 5000+ self-paced on demand courses; 25000+ online books, videos, and curricula; and instructor-led virtual courses
  • Educational Assistance Program – Provides reimbursement of $1500 per calendar year for approved graduate or undergraduate courses or $500 for approved continuing education expense
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Field/In-House Applications Scientist, Eastern US

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