Technical Specialist / Applications Scientist – Microscopy

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– £50000


Scientific Equipment

Key Benefits

£8K Car Allowance + Up to 10% Pension



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Are you educated to MSc / Ph.D. level and possess hands-on experience using high-resolution microscopes (techniques such as STORM, PALM), advanced Confocal, Laser Scanning, Spinning Disc or Multiphoton microscopes?

This well-established scientific instrument manufacturer is searching for a technical specialist / applications scientist to support customers in the Oxfordshire and surrounding region.

My client is a global manufacturer of high-resolution microscopy solutions with a focus on Laser Scanning, Spinning Disc and 2-Photon equipment.  They have pushed the boundaries of technology enabling a high level of accuracy in a number of critical applications. Recognised as an industry leader with fantastic career development opportunities they have become the employer of choice within the sector.

If you are looking for a company that will provide you with unrivalled training along with an environment that ensures you remain engaged and technically challenged, then this is the opportunity for you.

  • £40K – £50K Basic (Salary dependent on experience)
  • £8K Car Allowance
  • Home Office Allowance
  • Up to 10% Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Dental 
  • Private Healthcare
  • 27 Days Holiday (rising with service) + Public Holidays

This position will require the successful candidate to provide first-class customer service and application support to a client base across the Oxfordshire and surrounding territory.

Other duties will include: –

  • Working closely with sales to provide both pre/post sales and application support to customers.
  • Managing your own diary.
  • Attending client’s site on a regular basis to conduct equipment demonstrations (hardware & software) and presentations. (this may also be via virtual meetings)
  • Predominantly working with the academic sector, visiting universities.
  • Following the installation of the equipment on site, it would be your responsibility to provide user training to groups of up to 5-10 people at varying levels of experience.
  • Providing ongoing customer support and refresher training.
  • Developing a high level of technical expertise within your assigned product category.
  • Supporting customers to gain funding.

The successful candidate will have a passion for microscope technology and keen to learn how certain systems are suited to particular applications. 

You MUST be educated to MSc / PhD level and possess hands-on experience using high-resolution microscopes such as advanced confocal, Laser Scanning, Spinning Disk, Multiphoton or 2-Photon microscopes to name a few.

Candidates must have an excellent work ethic and the ability to operate autonomously.

Other key skills include:

  • An enthusiastic and professional communicator.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Well organised, self-motivated and approachable personality.
  • UK driving license required.

Interested in this role? Here’s what happens next…

Click the apply button to send us your CV. If we think you’re a great fit for this role, we’ll be in touch in the next couple of days.

Thank you for taking the time to read about this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you,

Team Mase.

Job Ref: 151-4189

Technical Specialist / Applications Scientist – Microscopy

Location: Oxfordshire

Keywords: Microscopy, Microscopes, Subject Matter Expert, Equipment Demonstrations, Applications Scientist, Microscope Training, User / Operator Training, Life Science, Cell Biology, Biomedical Science, Optics, STORM, Stochastic Optical Reconstruction, Super Resolution, Mulltiphoton, PALM, FPALM, SR, Super Resolved Imaging, SDCM Structured illumination, CARS, 4Pi, Stimulated Emission Depletion, GSD, Ground State Depletion, STED, SSIM, SR-SIM, Photoactivated Localization, Cell Imaging, Cell Analysis, Biotechnology, Two Photon Imaging, Biomedical Science, Molecular Biology, Biological Sciences, Live Cell, Biophysics, Biosciences, Life Science

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