PerkinElmer is looking for a motivated, successful and experienced field application scientist to scientifically represent our company. As a cellular imaging and analysis subject matter expert, you will be managing vital scientific relationships with users of our high content screening solutions. You will work collaboratively with a team of highly experienced scientists to give application-centric presentations, provide advanced instrument training and assist customers with experimental design and troubleshooting their imaging studies. If you like staying intellectually challenged and engaging with scientists in academia, biotech and pharma, then this is an ideal opportunity for you.
What we provide
We provide our customers with critical knowledge, expertise and innovative detection, imaging, software, and services solutions so that they can make better decisions for better research outcomes. At PerkinElmer, we make a difference everyday – helping scientists, clinicians and governments detect earlier and more accurately to improve the health and safety of people and the environment. Our solutions range from enabling the discovery of more effective diagnostics and therapies, to making sure that the food we eat, the water we drink, and our environment are safe from contaminants.
The PerkinElmer Cellular Imaging and Analysis team is one of the fastest growing teams within our organization. We offer cutting edge solutions for automated microscopy and data analytics. Our instrumentation is represented globally by over 3,500 peer reviewed publications. The Field Applications Scientist team works in concert with our integrated sales team to provide the optimal PerkinElmer solution to meet the research scope and vision for our customers. We seek a motivated, independent, and entrepreneurial minded individual to leverage the existing momentum to further drive expansion of our imaging portfolio in the Southwest.
Support cellular imaging solution sales which can include presentations, and demonstrations of our instruments and software.
Provide post sales application support and training.
Develop a strong, working knowledge of our high content imaging portfolio and scientific applications. Knowledge of imaging and analysis will be key to successful customer outcomes.
Work closely with product managers, marketing teams and application teams to develop and maintain pre-sales and post-sales presentation and training material.
Attend and present data at local tradeshows as requested.
Help with lead generation for both commercial and academic accounts
MS in biology, life sciences or other relevant field of study
3+ years' experience and working knowledge of high-content imaging or confocal microscopy, including image analysis
PhD in biology or any related scientific discipline
3+ years as an Application Scientist or similar customer facing role
Excellent communication and presentation skills. Must be able to express information in a clear and organized manner relevant to the intended audience.
Self-motivated, energetic and team-oriented, with a results-driven approach to achieving goals.
Ability to learn new software tools and retain technical information.
Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
Previous experience with HCS instruments and image analysis software packages a plus
Willingness for as much as 50% overnight travel