Current Open Positions:

 

Field Application Scientist - Livingston, New Jersey, USA


Field Application Scientist - Livingston, New Jersey

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.

This position is located in Livingston, New JerseyUSA

Key responsibilities include:

  • Applications support for existing customers
  • Training of new customers
  • Product demonstrations
  • Instrument installations in North America
  • Participation at scientific conferences and tradeshows

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

Qualifications and Background Requirements

The applicant must have an MS or Ph.D. degree in electrophysiology/biophysics, neuroscience, biochemistry, or other relevant life science field.

  • The ideal candidate will have significant experience with bilayer lipid membrane (BLM) systems for patch clamp electrophysiological measurements of reconstituted membrane proteins (ion channels, membrane transporters or ion pumps).
  • Experience with electrical measurements of pore-forming peptides, porins, or biological nanopores in artificial membrane environments and nanopore-based single-molecule measurements is highly desired.
  • Candidates should have experience with conventional bilayer (BLM) recording systems integrated to Warner, Axon or HEKA amplifiers. Also required is the ability to perform unitary current analysis (event detection, conductance measurements, histogram analysis, etc.) using commercially available or custom analysis tools.
  • Other skills beneficial to this position include knowledge in cell culture techniques, assay development, as well as experience in technical support and customer interactions.
  • Strong communication (oral presentation/public speaking and writing) required. Language skills required: English, fluent in speech and writing.
  • The applicant should have the ability to work independently and have strong interpersonal skills and excellent organizational skills.
  • The successful applicant must have the ability to work in a multidisciplinary, multicultural and team-oriented environment.
  • Candidates must be willing and able to travel (35% overnight) within North America.

Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the US.

To Apply: Please send your Cover Letter and CV to George.Okeyo@naniontech.com

Application deadline: As soon as possible.


Application Scientist - Shanghai, China


Application Scientist - Shanghai, China

Due to our continued growth Nanion Technologies China is seeking an Application Scientist to support our electrophysiological-instruments customers. These instruments are used within research, drug discovery and safety pharmacology. As a member of our Chinese team, you will work with technical and application support on Nanion’s automated patch clamp platforms. You will also contribute in sales and marketing activities including product demonstrations, installations, training and trade show participation.

Nanion Technologies is a rapidly-growing instrumentation company offering automated ion channel screening workstations serving both industry and academic research institutions. Nanion has several product families consisting of instruments, software and consumables for automated electrophysiology, bilayer recording technology and cell monitoring.

This position is located in Shanghai, China.

Primary Functions

  • You’ll be responsible for equipment installation, user training, product maintenance and further activities related to these.
  • You will perform product demonstrations, pre-sale technical support and product promotion.
  • You’ll also be involved in sales and marketing. This will include participating in exhibitions and other marketing-related activities.

Your Qualifications

  • A technical engineering master’s degree or above.
  • An electrophysiology background and familiar with various skills related to patch clamp experiments (you should have done electrophysiology experiments independently at the graduate stage)
  • You should be familiar with cell culture technology.
  • Knowledge in areas of cardiovascular research will be an added advantage.
  • English language skills are a plus.
  • Frequent travel is required.

You can expect to get intensive training at our headquarters in Munich, Germany

To Apply: Please send your Cover Letter and CV to andy.di@nanion.cn

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Andy Di by phone +86 135 0129 6035

Application deadline: As soon as possible.

About Nanion Technologies

Nanion Technologies is a leading provider of instrumentation for ion channel drug discovery and screening. Founded in 2002, Nanion has grown over the last 17 years to a company with over 100 employees worldwide. With headquarters in Munich, Germany, Nanion has subsidiaries in the USA, Japan, China and Denmark, as well as distribution partners in seven other countries. Nanion’s team has developed and successfully established four generations of sophisticated automated patch clamp instruments, from medium to high throughput, addressing applications in ion channel research and drug discovery (Port-a-Patch, Patchliner and SyncroPatch product families). Further product lines enable cell monitoring and cardiotoxicity screening (CardioExcyte 96), parallel bilayer recordings (Orbit family), and detection of electrogenic membrane transporter activity (SURFE²R).

For more information, please visit www.nanion.de


Application Scientist - Munich, Germany

Nanion Technologies GmbH 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 their headquarter in Munich, Germany, and offering a position as an Application Scientist in full-time or part-time with at least 30 h per week.

This position is located in Munich, Germany.

Nanion is centrally located in Munich, two subway stops away from the main train station.

The successful candidate will be part of the electrophysiology team of the SyncroPatch384.

The role includes:

  • As an application specialist, you will be part of the team developing new hardware and software features for, fixing bugs of, and optimizing an automated patch clamp platform.
  • As part of the above tasks, you will specify and execute hardware and software test.
  • You will document results from the performed tests and write customer documentation on the features of the system.
  • You will develop automated patch clamp assays for ion channel targets on said platform.
  • You will analyze the results and prepare data presentations for customers and present the data.
  • You will run systems tests as part of the quality control procedure before they are shipped to customers.
  • You will be involved in customer support. This is done mostly remotely.
  • You will train customers on the automated patch clamp platform. This happens also remotely and occasionally at customer sites.
  • In-house you will demonstrate the product to potential customers.

Profile and Requirements:

  • You hold a MSc or PhD in Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering or a related STEM (MINT) discipline.
  • You have hands-on experience with electrophysiology, ideally patch clamp. If you have ion channel knowledge, this would be a plus.
  • You need a good aptitude for analytical thinking and troubleshooting.
  • You have a high technical affinity and interest in robot control.
  • You have a basic understanding of programming (routines and GUIs).
  • You have good communication skills.
  • You enjoy working in interdisciplinary teams.
  • You are willing to travel occasionally (mostly within Europe).
  • Since most of our communication happens in English you need to be fluent in it (written and spoken).
  • We offer a competitive compensation package, the opportunities to work with exciting technologies platforms and broadly contribute to an international team that is routinely introducing highly innovative novel technologies to the cell-based assay market.

    Salary will be based on experience and qualifications. Nanion is an equal opportunities employer.

    Candidates must be authorized to work in Germany.

    If you are not sure whether this job is for you, or you have any questions: contact us informally via email (Claudia.Haarmann@nanion.de) with your phone number. We will call you back to clarify what is needed.

    To apply: Please send you Cover Letter and CV to career@nanion.de

    Application deadline: 15. February 2023


Field Service Engineer - Livingston, New Jersey


Field Service Engineer - Livingston, New Jersey

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 Service team based in Livingston, New Jersey.

Position Summary

Under guidance of the Service Manager, 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 office/lab. This includes being in responsible for coordinating and scheduling all technical visits, remote support in collaboration with the whole Scientific team at Nanion and the Service Manager.

The position is entry-mid level.

The successful candidate can work independently, have a strong and relevant technical troubleshooting background, able to maintain a close professional relationship with customers.

Job Responsabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • On-site technical work: Work independently while performing installations, Preventative Maintenance, on-site service and troubleshooting.
  • Support/Customer contact: Being the customer’s primary support and service contact for all incoming technical requests (Mechanical, Electrical, Pneumatics and Micro fluidics).
  • When not traveling: Work closely with the Service Manager to carry out in-house tasks and technical support.
  • Asset Management: 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 Asset Management platform.
  • Forecast, plan and schedule contracted activities: Track and ensure that all service is performed within specific contractual SLA.

Basic Qualifications

  • Background with field service experience gained in industry or academia.
  • Language skills required: English, fluent in speech and writing.
  • Have documented experience working with technical customer service with strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Have documented experience with CRM and Asset management,
  • The successful applicant must have the ability to work in a multidisciplinary, multicultural and team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to travel in North America 35-75% of the time, with occasional travel to Germany for training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience from the life science fields is a plus.
  • BS or MS in Engineering.
  • Knowledge of Automated Patch Clamp and liquid handling platforms are a huge plus.
  • Salary will be based on experience and qualifications.

    Candidates must be authorized to work in the US.

    To Apply: Please send your Cover Letter and CV to Kenneth.Andersen@nanion.de

    Application deadline: As soon as possible.


Field Service Engineer - Shanghai, China


Field Service Engineer - Shanghai, China

Due to our continued growth Nanion Technologies China is seeking a Field Service Engineer (FSE) responsible for technical support and service to join the team at Nanion China and to support our customers of electrophysiological instruments which are used within research, drug discovery and safety pharmacology.

This position is located in Shanghai, China.

Position Summary

  • As a member of our Chinese team, you will work with technical and application support on Nanion’s automated patch clamp platforms.
  • 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 office/lab. This includes being responsible for coordinating and scheduling all technical visits, remote support in collaboration with the whole Scientific team at Nanion China and with our Nanion Support team in Munich, Germany.
  • You will also contribute in sales and marketing activities including product demonstrations, installations, training and trade show participation.
  • 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 Responsabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Product demonstrations, pre-sale technical support and product promotion.
  • Sales and Marketing. This will include participating in exhibitions and other marketing-related activities
  • Support/Customer contact: Being the customer’s primary support and service contact for all incoming technical requests (Mechanical, Electrical, Pneumatics and Microfluidics).
  • On-site work: Work independently while performing installations, Preventative Maintenance, on-site service and troubleshooting.
  • Asset Management: 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 Asset Management platform.
  • Forecast, plan and schedule contracted activities: Track and insure that all service is performed within specific contractual SLA.

Qualifications and required skills:

  • Prior field service experience of 2+ years is required. Experience from the life science fields is a plus. BS or MS in Engineering preferred.
  • English language skills is required: 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 Chinese territory 35-75% of the time, with occasional travel outside the area (specifically for training with Nanion in Munich, German)
  • Knowledge of Automated Patch Clamp, liquid handling platforms/robotics, cell culture and cardiovascular research are a huge plus.

You can expect to get intensive training at our headquarters in Munich, Germany

To Apply: Please send your Cover Letter and CV to andy.di@nanion.cn

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Andy Di by phone +86 135 0129 6035

Application deadline: As soon as possible.

About Nanion Technologies

Nanion Technologies is a leading provider of instrumentation for ion channel drug discovery and screening. Founded in 2002, Nanion has grown over the last 17 years to a company with over 100 employees worldwide. With headquarters in Munich, Germany, Nanion has subsidiaries in the USA, Japan, China and Denmark, as well as distribution partners in seven other countries. Nanion’s team has developed and successfully established four generations of sophisticated automated patch clamp instruments, from medium to high throughput, addressing applications in ion channel research and drug discovery (Port-a-Patch, Patchliner and SyncroPatch product families). Further product lines enable cell monitoring and cardiotoxicity screening (CardioExcyte 96), parallel bilayer recordings (Orbit family), and detection of electrogenic membrane transporter activity (SURFE²R).

For more information, please visit www.nanion.de



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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