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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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

Professional Experience

  • 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

Language

  • English

Travel (required estimated % of time)

  • 70% in the Boston area

  • 10-20% overnight travel

Leica Microsystems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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