Field Application Scientist


Field Application Scientists are the interface between sophisticated scientific tools and bench scientists. They travel the world, demonstrating new technology for labs, providing customer support and troubleshooting equipment problems. This job combines working on scientific problems with teaching and customer service. Many PhDs use this career as a stepping stone to product management, sales, and marketing careers in science.

Interested in becoming a Field Application Scientist? Check out our overview at the link on the right for more information on this career and the skills you will need to succeed.

Jennifer Poitras, PhD
Field Application Scientist, Advanced Genomics - Qiagen
PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Human Genetics, 2016