Field Application Specialist III - Stem Cells (Methuen)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


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Job Description

When you re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

Remote Based in CA, MA & Washington D.C.

Division: Cell Biology

Works in an office and lab environment. May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Candidate must be willing to travel up to 70% of time to support customers and sales specialists.

How will you make an impact?

The stem cell research field is rapidly expanding and recent advances in the technologies for the culture, differentiation, and gene editing of stem cells are leading to the wider adoption of these systems for disease modeling and translational applications. With this growth, the need for technical support and guidance around best practices in stem cell research is being keenly felt. The Field Application Specialist serves as the scientific expert in stem cell biology, with a focus on human pluripotent stem cells and neurobiology. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for developing and managing customer relations, conducting seminars and demos, and providing training and technical support as needed.

What will you do?

Portfolio Support

  • Serve as customer-facing technical expert, demonstrating intimate knowledge of products and familiarity with priorities and challenges in the field
  • Provide field and remote support to our sales organization by providing customers with technical guidance (pre & post sales activities)
  • Deliver scientific seminars and host round table discussions
  • Develop and lead hands on workshops, demos, and trainings
  • Business Enablement

  • Provide market sensing mechanism, identifying new opportunities and highlighting gaps in current portfolio
  • Interface with R&D and product management teams to serve as liaison between customers and business
  • Attend conferences and events to grow technical knowledge and capture developing trends
  • Interact with marketing teams to drive new initiatives and develop customer-facing content
  • Interface with the global technical training teams and share best practices across organization
  • How will you get here?


    Bachelor degree in Biology, Cell Biology, or related discipline. Masters or PhD strongly preferred.


  • Requires a minimum of 5 years experience working in stem cells field with proficiency in culturing and maintaining pluripotent stem cells, reprogramming techniques, characterization, and differentiation.
  • Must possess a strong understanding of stem cell differentiation towards one or more cell types.
  • Experience in stem cell editing is highly desired
  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of an organization and customers.
  • Demonstrate judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers as well the ability to handle confidential and proprietary information.
  • Must possess self-motivation, enthusiasm, a positive attitude and perform as a team player.
  • Must excel in customer-facing role and enjoy interfacing with cross functional teams
  • Must be willing to travel up to 70% of the time to support customers and sales specialists.
  • At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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    Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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