Flow Cytometry Field Applications Scientist in San Diego, California at Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/20/2019

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Job ID: BEC015046

About Us

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.
Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.
If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at www.beckmancoulter.com.
Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The ideal candidate will support research and clinical flow cytometry customers primarily in Arizona, Southern California, Oregon and Alaska. Any applicant must live within this territory, preferably near a major airport as this position requires extensive travel, up to 80% some weeks, often on short notice. This position supports account managers and customers in both pre- and post-sales activities for both clinical and research flow cytometry reagents and hardware. Pre-sales activities include face-to-face meetings with customers, product demonstrations, workflow studies, designing flow panels and supporting scientific meetings and conferences. Post-sales activities include customer training, implementation of new instruments, and troubleshooting. This position works closely with Sales, Field Service Engineers, and Technical Support to meet customer needs. The ideal candidate has experience working in collaborative scientific environments, frequently utilizing flow cytometry for research or diagnostic testing. Experience in designing and running panels for 10+ color flow cytometry and having a strong immunology background are a plus.

Job Requirements


  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills both one-on one and for large audiences.
  • Flow cytometry experience, 2+ years, in research and/or clinical setting from panel design to acquisition to data analysis. Sorting experience is a plus but not required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or related life science discipline required, Master’s or PhD preferred

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
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