Currently open positions:


1. Nanion Technologies, Inc. Livingston, USA

Application Scientist

Nanion Technologies is a rapidly growing instrumentation company offering automated ion channel screening workstations serving industry and academic research institutions. To support the increasing demand of Nanion’s products, and to provide premium customer service, Nanion is expanding the team in the US. Nanion is currently looking for an Application Scientist to join the US branch, located in Livingston, New Jersey. 

The successful candidate will contribute to Marketing and Customer Support activities.

The position will include:

  • Product demonstrations
  • Installations
  • Trainings
  • Trade-show participation

Experience in electrophysiology is a must, with a preference for having worked with compound profiling against ion channel targets using automated patch clamp instrumentation.

We offer a competitive compensation package, thrilling technology platforms, and the opportunity to contribute to a young dynamic team.

Profile and Requirements:

  • The applicant should have a MS or PhD in electrophysiology/biophysics, neuroscience,biochemistry or related field.
  • The ideal candidate will have significant experience in ion channel electrophysiology (voltage-clamp/patch-clamp), electrical recordings of reconstituted membrane proteins in bilayer lipid membranes, membrane biophysics (experience with synthetic lipid membranes) or nanopore-based single-moleculemeasurements.
  • Experience using conventional bilayer recording systems (Warner, Axonor HEKA amplifiers) is highly desired.
  • Other skills beneficial to this position include knowledge in cell culture techniques, assay development, as well as experience in technical support and customer interaction.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, oral presentation/public speaking & organizational skills are required. Language skills required: English, fluent in speech and writing.
  • The applicant should have excellent ability to work independently with strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.The successful applicant must have the ability to work in a multidisciplinary, multiculturaland team-oriented environment. In addition, the applicant must be enthusiastic towards customer success and comfortable with troubleshooting cell based assays.
  • Candidates must be willing and able to travel (35% overnight) for marketing, customer support and installations within the US and Canada. 

Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Candidates must be authorized to be employed in the US.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to George.Okeyo@naniontech.com 


2. Nanion Technologies, Inc. San Francisco Bay Area, USA

Field Service Engineer

Nanion Technologies is a rapidly growing instrumentation company offering automated ion channel screening workstations serving industry and academic research institutions. To support the increasing demand of Nanion’s products, and to provide premium customer service, Nanion is expanding the team in the US. 
Nanion is currently looking for a Field Service Engineer (FSE) responsible for technical support and service to join the US Team, the position will be based in Nanion’s west coast office located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Position summary:

The candidate will be responsible for responding to technical calls including periodic maintenance, service calls and support, new installations and troubleshooting at customer sites, as well as in the Nanion offices located on west coast and in Livingston NJ. This includes coordinating and scheduling technical visits, remote support and inventory management in collaboration with the scientific team at Nanion Inc., and the Service Manager in Germany.
The successful candidate is able to work independently, have a strong and relevant technical troubleshooting background, able to maintain a close professional relationship with customers and to be detail-oriented.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Being the customer’s primary support and service contact for incoming technical requests.
  • Work independently while performing installations, Preventative Maintenance, on-site service and troubleshooting.
  • Provide detailed reports and analysis of visits including suggestive actions and improvements, and make sure that all relevant information is documented and maintained in our support and service platform, KMS (knowledge management system).
  • Track and insure that all service is performed within specific contractual service agreement.

Qualification and required skills:

  • Prior field service experience of 3+ years is required. Experience from the life science fields is a plus. BS or MS in Engineering preferred.
  • Language skills required: English, fluent in speech and writing. The applicant should have excellent ability to work independently documented customer experience with strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • The successful applicant must have the ability to work in a multidisciplinary, multicultural and team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to travel around the territory 35-75% of the time, with occasional travel outside the area, covering the Americas (NA and LATAM).
  • Knowledge of Automated Patch Clamp and liquid handling platforms/robotics are a huge plus.

Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Candidates must be authorized to be employed in the US.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to James.Costantin@naniontech.com


Unsolicited applications

As an expanding company we are always interested in hearing from skilled and creative people to join our team.
Please contact us for further information or send us a short CV (info@nanion.de)

 

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