Application Scientist - Germany

  • Job Reference: H495
  • Date Posted: 24 December 2018
  • Recruiter: Harrington Recruitment
  • Location: Germany
  • Salary: €60,000
  • Sector: Marketing / Sales, Biology / Pharma
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Consultants
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0208 349 8112

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a scientist who enjoys solving problems and providing customer support and is looking for something different from an academic or laboratory-based job. Readiness and ability to travel frequently is a must.

Tasks will include but not be limited to: Providing customer support via phone, email and web conference; demonstrating instruments to future customers; conducting new installations; troubleshooting problems with current installations; determine results files to solve problems and develop assays; designing particular assays to suit individual applications; giving technical presentations; and attending trade shows and industry meetings as required.

Position: Full-time, working from home

Skills & Qualifications:


  • Tertiary qualifications in science
  • Flexibility and sharp problem solving skills
  • Experience with cell culture and cell counting
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Eagerness and ability to travel frequently (50-60% overnight travel)
  • Language skills: German and English at business level


  • Postgraduate qualifications in science (e.g. Masters or PhD)
  • Experience with fluorescent chemistries
  • Deep understanding of cell biology, cancer biology, vaccine production, diagnostic assay development or flow cytometry
  • Experience in biotechnology production environments
  • Recent work in a controlled academic, pharmaceutical, or biotech lab environment
  • Experience with regulation and validation