Field Application Scientist - China (Remote)
Company: Personalis, Inc.
Posted on: November 23, 2021
This is a remote position based in the Shanghai Metropolitan
Area (this will be a hire on a local contract, this is not an expat
assignment). A relocation package is available
Personalis is a rapidly growing cancer genomics company
transforming the development of next-generation therapies by
providing more comprehensive molecular data about each patient's
cancer and immune response. Our ImmunoID NeXT Platform - is
enabling the development of next generation immuno-oncology
therapeutics and diagnostics.
The Field Applications Scientist is the scientific expert in
oncology, clinical and research practices, and competitor
landscape. This position will be a member of a cross-disciplinary
team in support of sales and business development efforts and
assisting in conducting customer meetings, seminars and
demonstrations for a range of Personalis products. This position is
an integral part of the marketing effort, generating analytical
data for use in marketing material, trade shows, publications and
technical briefs as well as providing input on new product or
application areas. Through their expertise and external
interactions, they will gain and share the scientific and technical
voice of the customer that will assist in the development and
execution of innovative strategies and plans that clearly support
development of genomic solutions for researchers and clinicians
As the scientific expert in our products, the Field Applications
Scientist (FAS) will build long-term relationships and establish
rapport with principle investigators, researchers, and clinicians
in pharma, hospitals/clinics, and academic centers. In particular,
the FAS will provide strong support of cancer applications
specifically in the Pharma and Biopharma clinical trials and
translational research markets through highly scientific product
The Field Applications Scientist will be a resource to company
management regarding market dynamics, alternative testing
protocols, business development/risks and customer feedback.
Specifically, the Field Applications Scientist will be the primary
point of contact for sales support of the Personalis
Immuno-oncology portfolio for our clients (China).
Provide technical and clinical research input, advice, and support
for sales either in person, by phone or by email/web.
Travel with sales to customer sites to provide technical/scientific
input and give presentations.
Help assess customer technical requirements for project
Generation of application specific content for use by sales and
marketing (application notes and tech briefs).
Organize and support customer demonstrations at Personalis and
Develop applications-based scientific posters and presentations and
represent Personalis products and services at appropriate
scientific tradeshows and conference meetings.
Help sales team to assess target customer's application to
prioritize prospecting activities.
Work with Field team to provide support to ensure the application
is functioning correctly in the customer's hands. Provide data
review and reporting support to customers.
Trouble shoot applications related problems, work with R&D and
product managers to transition routine product training to the
Assist existing customers with their needs and questions,
interacting with our CRM database and supporting our sales
Work directly with sales to support customer-specific
Work closely with R&D team to link customer application use and
experience back into the R&D team for assessment of the needs
of any product modifications.
Provide applications development leadership in terms of
identification and implementation of new applications which may
positively impact sales.
PhD degree in the life sciences required.
Expertise in cancer research required (focus in immuno-oncology
Experience in molecular biology and DNA/RNA sequencing highly
Experience in NGS Bioinformatics a plus.
Must be technically competent and have good people skills to work
with a variety of diverse. clinicians/scientists/customers.
Excellent communication skills; both verbally and written.
Experience delivering seminars and leading group discussions and
data reviews a plus.
> 50% travel requirement.
> 2 years of FAS experience (Pharma experience desired).
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with translational research
scientists and external collaborators, particularly within the
Ability to work effectively with cross functional teams including
Marketing, R&D, Operations and Sales.
Strong desire to work in a demanding, high-energy, hands-on startup
Fluent in English and Mandarin.
Personalis is an Equal Opportunity
offers a competitive compensation package.
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