Danaher Corporation Field Applications Scientist (FAS) - Advanced Workflow Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts
Field Applications Scientist ( #FAS ) - Advanced Workflow Specialist
If you love #microscopy, training, and sharing your knowledge this is an outstanding opportunity! Get out of the #laboratory and stay in #science.
Here is what we are looking for:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical pre- and post-sales support for all advanced widefield microscopy products. Support will be provided to Leica’s Life Science Research customers and Account Managers in all facets of their selling activities.
The Field Applications Scientist will perform product demonstrations, troubleshooting, and training sessions with end customers and sales reps. Handles demonstration system logistics and confirms accurate system functionality. Performs successful product demonstrations to drive advanced widefield system sales.
Provide expert product, application, and software support to customers and sales
Perform product demonstrations to drive sales results
Test and confirm demo system functionality
Conduct training for customers and Leica employees
Provide technical troubleshooting for existing customers
Develop protocols to image customer samples
Participate and teach in customer workshops
Schedule and run product seminars
Work with customers or other experts to generate field data and application notes, which highlight product benefits and help differentiate Leica products
Assist in meeting sales goals for each of the Widefield sales reps in his/her assigned territory and provide positive motivation and support to help sales reps meet their goals.
Requirements for this position
Minimum 2 years in a research, quality-control or production environment, applying microscopy and digital imaging techniques to drive results
High level of computer proficiency with troubleshooting knowledge
Experience in a customer-facing support role
Maintain and troubleshoot advanced imaging equipment, hardware and software
Teaching or training experience, provide training to others on how to apply imaging equipment and techniques to solve scientific questions Education
BA/BS in the life sciences or optics field
Masters or PhD degree preferred
Familiarity with biological imaging applications needed; fluorescence, confocal microscopy and optics experience highly valued
Travel (required estimated % of time)
70% in the Boston area
10-20% overnight travel
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