Senior Application Scientist

Boston, Massachusetts
Feb 12, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Job Summary

LifeCanvas Technologies is an MIT startup with a mission to provide sample-to-answer solutions in biomedical research and clinical diagnosis. Our revolutionary tools and proprietary technologies developed at MIT enable studying biological tissues in much greater depth (3D vs. 2D), speed (10-100x faster), and quality (unlimited labeling markers vs. 2-3) than before, paving the path to fast-track advancements in life sciences and to improve human health.

Responsibilities and Duties

As the Application Scientist of the world's first 3D tissue processing systems, you will work closely with our senior engineers and international marketing and sales team to guide a product's journey from design, beta-testing with early adopters, optimization for commercial release and launch. 

With your strong expertise in Biology (Neuroscience a plus) and immunostaining, you will work closely with our lead customers to optimize the system and develop various protocols for rapid adoption of the technology world-wide. You will also be responsible for providing technical support for our end users and disseminating the technology with marketing strategies and educational materials.

There will be ample opportunities to be promoted to a leadership role based on your performance. You will also be working with world-class scientists in Bioengineering and Neuroscience across the nation and beyond.

Qualifications and Skills

Our ideal candidate will have:

-Bachelor's degree, MS or PhD in Biology, Neuroscience or related technical field

-Prior experience in imaging and immunohistology (IHC)

Characteristics we are looking for:

-You’re full of energy, adaptability, grit, and sincerity

-You are solution-oriented; your job often entails solving a problem and providing a solution

-You communicate with clarity and keep the team at multiple locations in sync all the time

-Customers love you because you always tend to them and are very helpful

-You are all about follow-through and delivery

-You match great intentions with great results

-You have a ‘no task too small’ attitude, top-notch work ethic, and an entrepreneurial spirit

-You are naturally curious and question the status quo in order to redefine what’s possible and continuously improve product quality, supply chain and user experience

-You are able to work under tight deadlines with exceptional attention to details