Cellular Imaging Field Applications Scientist, REMOTE in Chicago, Illinois at Molecular Devices

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

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Job ID: MOL001885

About Us

Molecular Devices, LLC creates innovative, high-quality bioanalysis solutions that increase our customers’ productivity.  By joining Molecular Devices, you will work with best-in-class people who share a common purpose, to be our customers'  first choice for systems, consumables, software, and support that advance both basic and applied life science discovery.  Our core values are critical elements of our past and future success -- The best team wins.  Customers talk, we listen.  Continuous improvement is our way of life.  Leading edge innovation defines our future.  We compete for our shareholders.

Molecular Devices offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

Molecular Devices 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.

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We have are seeking a
Field Applications Scientist with experience supporting cellular imaging High
Throughput Imaging (HCI). The opportunity can be based out of Chicago, IL. 

  • This position will be responsible for carrying out
    demos, presentations, customer trainings and troubleshooting as requested
    by the Sales team and management

  • This position will directly report to the Manager of
    North American Imaging Field Applications Scientists

  • This is an entry level position within the Field
    Applications team with career development opportunities within the Field
    Applications team, Sales team, Marketing team and Product Development


  • Provide scientific, technical, and applications support
    during pre- and post-sales activities.

  • Schedule and manage demos, instrument installations,
    and trainings as required.

  • Support the sales team by using critical thinking to
    identify customer needs and to demonstrate the correct product solutions
    to meet those needs.

  • Develop and present complex material to potential
    customers in an easy to understand manner while being able to
    professionally handle objections and questions.

  • Help customers in justifying equipment purchase by
    offering assistance in assay development, data generation, preparing
    reports, and presenting results.

  • Promote customer satisfaction by providing product and
    application information, answering inquiries, investigating complaints and
    taking appropriate action.

  • Assist the sales team in generating sales leads by
    developing customer relationships and collaborations to facilitate the
    preparation of materials for technical materials, seminars, scientific
    meetings and other publications.

  • Serve as a communication bridge between end-users and
    internal development groups and management being the “voice of the

  • Participate in market development activities by
    expanding our knowledge of the competition and marketplace.

Devices 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.

Job Requirements


  • An advanced degree in Biological Sciences, or

  • 2 – 3 years hands-on experience with imaging instrument

  • Experience with MetaMorph or similar software

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, time management,
    communication and presentation skills are essential, complimented by a
    solutions-oriented track record.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication and
    training skills.

  • The ability to prioritize activities to facilitate a
    commitment to providing outstanding customer service.

  • A high degree of creative ability and initiative, and
    the ability to operate in an independent environment, while still being a
    “team player”.

  • Proven skills at developing multi-level and
    multi-functional relationships with a variety of personalities; including
    customers, field-based and in-house support personnel and highly motivated
    sales staff.

  • Must have the ability to travel overnight 75%

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.