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Account Executive —KRC206b

Account Executive —KRC206b

Job Info

Job ID: KRC206b
Job Title: Account Executive
Company: Kinetic River Corp.
Location: Remote or Mountain View, Calif., US
Job Type: Full-Time
Status: Active

Job Description

Kinetic River is a dynamic life science startup backed by $5M in funding from the NIH. We design and manufacture advanced research-use flow cytometers based on our extensive intellectual property (15 patents issued and 13 pending). Our customers include the National Cancer Institute, the University of California at Davis, and Italy’s National Research Council.

The purpose of the Account Executive is (i) to create new business by selling our flow cytometer products to core laboratories and research groups; and (ii) to grow existing business. The main functions of the position concern sales activities:

  • generating new leads (e.g., by mining publications and conference proceedings)
  • qualifying leads (e.g., from trade shows and from inbound inquiries)
  • contacting prospects by email and phone
  • arranging and delivering sales presentations by Zoom
  • coordinating in-person presentations
  • drive sales to close
  • keeping regular contact with existing customers and long-term prospects
  • maintaining sales pipeline database

The successful candidate will be an individual with at least 3 years’ experience (5+ preferred) in sales of life science instrumentation to research laboratories, a track record of lead conversion, and excellent people skills. The Account Executive will work with and report to the President. Location can be hybrid (onsite and remote).

Qualifications:

  • (REQUIRED) 3+ years’ experience selling capital equipment to life science laboratories
  • (REQUIRED) permanent authorization to work in the U.S.
  • (REQUIRED) excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • (REQUIRED) excellent customer service skills (active listening, understanding, follow-up)
  • (REQUIRED) B.S./B.A. from accredited 4-year college
  • (desired) 5+ years’ sales experience
  • (desired) experience selling flow cytometry instrumentation
  • (desired) advanced degree in cell biology, bioengineering, or related fields


Benefits:

  • 401(k) retirement plan*
  • profit-sharing benefits*
  • stock options*
  • health insurance
  • dental insurance
  • paid time off
  • professional development assistance

* eligibility requirements may apply

Contact Details

Contact Name: Ellie Gorina
Contact Email: info at KineticRiver dot com
Contact Phone: (650) 439-7413

Biomedical Research Scientist—KRC412g

Biomedical Research Scientist—KRC412g

Job Info

Job ID: KRC412g
Job Title: Biomedical Research Scientist
Company: Kinetic River Corp.
Location: Mountain View, Calif., USA
Job Type: Full-Time
Status: Active

Job Description

The Biomedical Research Scientist will work with and report to the CEO. The purpose of the position is to design, run, and analyze data from flow cytometry experiments in support of the Company’s flow cytometer products and for research and development in advanced flow cytometry technologies. The main functions of the job concern production and research and development activities, including but not limited to:

  • preparing cell samples for analysis:
    • thaw/refreeze, stain, fix, dilute/concentrate, titrate
  • designing flow cytometry assays (including control strategies) with up to 20 markers
  • running samples and control materials on commercial flow cytometers and our prototype analyzers:
    • properly setting stain levels (running titrations) and detector gains (running voltrations)
    • properly setting flow parameters (particle concentrations, sample stream dimensions, flow rates)
  • analyzing cell and microsphere data with 20+ parameters using FCS Express and our own proprietary software
  • maintaining and troubleshooting in-house analyzers:
    • mixing/filling sheath fluid, emptying waste, cleaning flowcell regularly, handling bubbles and clogs
    • aligning laser beams to sample stream, aligning detectors
  • maintaining stock and updating various laboratory inventories (samples, controls, chemicals, components)
  • executing experimental and production tests
  • documenting test findings and procedures
  • communicating findings through peer-reviewed articles, posters, whitepapers, and conference talks

The successful candidate will be a quick learner, self-starter, motivated individual with at least 5 years’ experience running cell assays on flow cytometers and with a track record of peer-reviewed publications. The position will provide the candidate with a unique opportunity to have a direct impact on an innovative company, with 15 issued patents, dedicated to advancing biomedical research.

Qualifications:

  • (REQUIRED) 5+ years’ experience in flow cytometry or hematology
  • (REQUIRED) 2+ years’ experience with FCS Express or FlowJo
  • (REQUIRED) Ph.D. or equivalent in cell biology, immunology, or similar fields
  • (REQUIRED) permanent authorization to work in the United States
  • (REQUIRED) excellent written communication skills
  • (desired) experience with optics


Benefits:

  • 401(k) retirement plan*
  • profit-sharing benefits*
  • stock options*
  • health insurance
  • dental insurance
  • paid time off
  • professional development assistance

* eligibility requirements may apply

Contact Details

Contact Name: Ellie Gorina
Contact Email: info at KineticRiver dot com

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