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Field Application Scientist – Live Cell Imaging

Modified: September 29, 2017

Field Application Scientist – Live Cell Imaging

Territory: IL, MN, WI, IN, MI and OH

Location: Chicago

A market leader in imaging and detection platforms for life science and drug discovery research is seeking scientists with expertise in live cell imaging and plate based assays to join their FAS team. This is a fantastic organization with a positive team culture, innovative product line and excellent customer service.

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.


  • 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.
  • Travel 50%



  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or similar
  • 2+ years experience in imaging core, HCS lab or similar
  • Previous FAS or customer facing experience a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of fluorescent imaging, confocal and/or widefield microscopy
  • Experience with plate based imaging
  • Image analysis experience; familiarity with MetaMorph, ImageJ, CellProfiler, etc.
  • Experience with microplate readers, robotics  and  related assays (ELISAs, FP, HTRF, FRET, AlphaScreen, bead based assays) also preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Experienced in troubleshooting and training other scientists
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Candidates must have work authorization in the US without employer sponsorship

Total Compensation: Base salary, bonus, plus car allowance, matching 401k and excellent benefits.

If you meet the qualifications, and are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please email your resume to jodi@achievebio.com.

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