Field Application Scientist – Cellular Imaging

Job Title

Field Application Scientist – Cellular Imaging


Bay Area

Job Info

Support customers in the pre- and post-sales process, providing technical presentations, instrument demos and training on live cell imaging instrumentation and software.

Our client is a market leader in imaging and detection platforms for life science and drug discovery research. This is a fantastic organization with a positive team culture, innovative product line and excellent customer service.  They are seeking a scientist with expertise in live cell imaging and plate based cellular assays to join their FAS team in the Bay Area.

The ideal candidate is a Lab Manager, Senior Lab Technician or Postdoc with excellent interpersonal skills, looking for an opportunity to move off the bench into a customer facing role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide pre-sales support (product demos, technical presentations) and post-sales training and troubleshooting.
  • Develop expert knowledge of relevant hardware and software, and stay current on new assays.
  • Represent company at vendor shows and present at scientific meetings.


  • PhD in Cell Biology, Biochemistry or similar (or MS with 5+ years imaging experience)
  • 2+ years experience in imaging core or HCS lab preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of fluorescent imaging and/or flow cytometry
  • Experience with plate based imaging
  • Image analysis experience; familiarity with MetaMorph, ImageJ, CellProfiler, etc.
  • Experience with microplate readers, liquid handling and  related assays (ELISAs, FP, HTRF, FRET, AlphaScreen, bead based assays) also preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Previous FAS or customer facing experience a plus
  • Experienced in troubleshooting and training other scientists
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented


  • Competitive base plus bonus, company car and full benefits.
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