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Danaher Corporation Field Applications Scientist - Cryo Electron Microscopy in New York, New York

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future of microscopy for over 170 years by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

Want to be part of a company whose products are part of cutting-edge research around the world? Join Leica Microsystems in our commitment for brilliant solutions and insight.


  • Come join a fantastic team! The Advanced Workflow Specialist Nano-Cryo-EM will provide technical pre- and post-sales support for all Electron Microscopy Sample Preparation products. Pre- and post-sales support will be provided to Leica’s EM Sample Preparation Sales Specialists and Dealer Partners. The Field Applications Scientist will perform product trainings, demonstrations, and troubleshooting sessions with end customers and sales reps. Handles scheduling and logistics of customer trainings and confirms correct system functionality. Performs successful product demonstrations to drive advanced sample preparation system sales.


  • Sell the value of Leica’s EM Sample Preparation products by providing expert product and application support to customers

  • Conduct product trainings

  • Perform successful product demonstrations to drive sales results

  • Test and confirm demo system functionality

  • Provide technical troubleshooting for existing customers

  • Develop protocols to prepare customer samples

  • Participate and teach in customer workshops

  • Organize and run product seminars

  • Work with customers or other experts to generate data and application notes, which highlight product benefits and help differentiate Leica products

  • Assist in meeting sales goals for each of the Nanotechnology sales reps in their assigned territory and provide positive motivation and support to help sales reps meet their goals.

  • Must be based near a major U.S. airport; East coast preferred, but flexible.

  • 50-80%+ time spent in front of customers

  • 50%+ overnight travel


  • B.S. in a science or engineering field is required, M.S. or PhD in science or engineering field is preferred

  • Experience in working with Electron Microscopy, Sample Preparation equipment – required

  • Experience with maintaining and troubleshooting advanced research equipment - desirable

  • Experience selling and supporting capital equipment and products of a technical nature - desirable

  • In-depth knowledge of the Electron Microscopy market – desirable

  • Experience in a customer-facing support role - desirable


  • Competitive Salary as well as relocation packages

  • Continuous training, support and focus on your personal development

  • Workplace Flexibility

  • Summer Hours


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4


When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Given the essential job duties of this position, the employee is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and applicable law.

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