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Field Application Scientist CRISPR- West Coast

San Francisco, California
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we're pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

Job Title: Field Application Scientist CRISPR

Location: Remote, USA

Purpose Statement:

Provides application support to sales representatives and clients in product screenings and treatment program selection. Responsible for troubleshooting treatment programs to meet the customer's cost and performance objectives. Prepares written trip reports to document recommendations and results and to assist the sales representatives in advancing the selling process.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides CRISPR customers pre- and post-sales technical support to IDT CRISPR customers.

  • Collaborates with Product Management, Applications Support, and Customer Care to identify key customer requirements for future product development efforts.

  • Maintains strong working relationships within Research, Regulatory Affairs, Manufacturing, Marketing, Product Management and Product Development, Customer Support and Sales.

  • Represents IDT's CRISPR products to the molecular biology community at large, at IDT-organized events and industry trade shows.

  • Stays abreast of the latest trends in the genome editing field via literature.

  • Develops and maintains positive existing and future key customer interactions by providing support for molecular biology applications.

  • Works closely with Marketing and Sales to ensure the value of the CRISPR and Functional Genomics product lines are communicated clearly and effectively both internally and externally.

  • Develops and maintains positive existing and future key customer interactions by providing support for molecular biology applications.

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  •   Master's degree in a Life Science field or Bachelor's degree with relevant Life Sciences experience required.

  •   PhD in a Life Science field preferred.

Other job qualifications:

  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written

  • Strong knowledge of molecular biology technologies (PCR, NGS) to facility complete customer workflows.

  • Ability to cultivate and maintain cross functional relationships within a larger organization

  • Role will require 50% travel

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.  Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@ to request accommodation.

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  • Job Reference: 673844011-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent