The purpose of this position is to excel in the measurement of biological samples using the ARTIDIS AFM technology in combination with a deep understanding of the biology of the samples. This person is thus able to perform high quality measurements at customers sites. She or he also bridges clinical operations, R&D and operators at customer site to ensure that the measurements provided, and assays developed by ARTIDIS meet the user needs and quality expectations. Based on the experience with biological samples and the ARTIDIS technology, this role is also required to develop assays for new kinds of samples when business opportunities open.
The AFM Research Specialist covers the complete ARTIDIS life cycle from sample preparation, sample preservation and transport to the ARTIDIS measurement, measurement quality assessment and optimization down to data analysis specific to AFM measurements but also results evaluation and report writing in the biological or clinical context.
Furthermore, the AFM Research Specialist can train and instruct new ARTIDIS operators or operators at customer sites. It also lies in the responsibility of this position to validate the performance of newly manufactured machines for measurements on biological samples and repeat validation if required at the customer-site.