Position

TitleApplications Engineer
RankingMedior
IndustryHigh-Tech Systems
MarketIndustry and academia
Customer typeUniversities, government research labs, industrial/corporate R&D departments
Customer personaEM researchers (PhD/Post-doc), R&D directors, lab technician
GeographicalGlobal: 30% North America, 30% Europe, 30% East Asia, 10% RoW
Summary of positionWork in applications team to deliver functional and performing systems. Perform innovative projects with key collaborators and contribute in optimizing sample preparation workflow for SPA cryoEM
Key skillsetCryoEM, communication skills.
Key deliverablesCustomer support and collaboration
DepartmentApplications
Reporting toApplications, R&D, Business development
Contract typeFull-time with flexibility options
SalaryCompetitive base salary & company bonus
LocationHead office: Maastricht, The Netherlands
Travel requirementsUp to 30%

About the position

Your challenge will be making the best of the following tasks and activities:

  • Support customers in vitrification of samples using the VitroJet, loading samples into the cryoTEM and subsequent screening and image analysis to determine optimal preparation
  • Contribute and optimize workflow development in sample preparation for single particle analysis
  • On-site training and troubleshooting for systems delivered.
  • Extensive interaction with launching customers to aid in training as well as project execution.
  • Closely supporting customers to ensure the best quality results, and a highly productive operation
  • Exploring application potential of the VitroJet through close collaboration with customers and involvement in projects
  • Stay up to date on latest sample preparation approaches and propose novel concepts based on obtained knowledge, literature review and customer interaction

Skills & experience

  • Requires an advanced degree: MSc with relevant experience (3+ years) or PhD in Biochemistry, Biophysics or Structural Biology
  • Knowledge and hands on experience of cryoEM sample perparation, understanding and ability to operate high end cryoEM is preferred
  • Capacity to work independently as well as in teams
  • Strong communicative and inter-cultural skills (verbal and non-verbal)
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
  • Motivated team player with a passion for building relationships, candidate is customer focused and can communicate effectively.
  • Organized, disciplined and eager to keep learning.

Our offer

  • A pivotal role at a fast-growing high-tech company with a global market.
  • Opportunity to shape and steer career based on interests and values
  • Strong professional and personal development opportunities.
  • To become a valued member of our multi-cultural and entrepreneurial team.

How to apply

Giulia Weissenberger: +31 6 18 58 66 05, giulia.weissenberger@cryosol-world.com

Bas Lemmens: +31 6 52 01 72 11,  bas.lemmens@cryosol-world.com

  • Qualified candidates are invited to apply directly via email bas.lemmens@cryosol-world.com and specify ‘Application Engineer’ in the subject line.
  • Please include your resume and motivational cover letter.
  • There will be no response to acquisition activities of recruitment companies based on this advertisement.