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Applications Scientist (Neuroscience)

Toronto, ON, Canada

Company Overview

Mightex Systems is a global leader in innovative illumination and imaging systems for bioscience research. Mightex’s technology and products are used worldwide in thousands of research labs and in many different fields including neuroscience, live animal imaging, cell biology, and others.

Mightex’s goal is to develop cutting-edge all-optical tools to enable scientists to investigate life’s unanswered questions and push the boundaries of life science research.

Position Overview

Mightex is looking to add a motivated Applications Scientist with a background in neuroscience and life sciences to our growing team to function as a bridge between the research community and Mightex’s sales, customer support, and product development teams.

The candidate will work as a member of our Applications and Solutions team within a larger multi-disciplinary context. The Applications Scientist will support in executing sales plans in a direct to end-user capacity, effectively identifying customers’ needs and requirements, and communicating the features and benefits of Mightex’s solutions. In addition, the candidate will work closely with Mightex’s engineering team to provide efficient technical support to current Mightex end-users. The roles and responsibilities will also include working with the product development department by supplying application feedback from customers to help define, develop, test and validate new product features.

If you are a self-motivated, gregarious scientist who is interested in cutting-edge technology, communicating with fellow scientists, and contributing to advances in neuroscience and life science research, this is an exciting opportunity for you!

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will perform the following responsibilities under the general principles established by our Applications and Solutions team:

● Engage with customers in labs to identify application requirements and work closely with Mightex’s colleagues to provide product solutions suitable for achieving the customers’ research goals;

● Use knowledge of experimental neuroscience to act as a facilitator between customer research goals and internal stakeholders, including product development, marketing and customer support teams;

● Work in a team that provides ongoing applications and technical support to existing customers;

● Participate in content generation including application notes, research paper summaries, white papers and additional customer support and marketing material;

● Handle incoming inquiries through emails and by telephone;

● Participate in visiting customer labs to provide applications expertise for both sales and support situations;

● Join Mightex’s team when participating in international trade shows, seminars, and roadshows.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills

Education

● Graduate degree in Neuroscience or other life science fields with strong technical background;

Skills

● Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills;

● Laboratory experience is an asset. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in optogenetics and/or calcium imaging;

● Knowledge of, and hands-on experience with, scientific instruments and microscopy systems;

● Position requires fluent computer skills. Knowledge of image acquisition and analysis software is an asset;

● Excellent teamwork skills, and able to collaborate effectively across multiple departments;

● Strong organizational and management skills;

● Experience in training and mentoring is an asset;

● Ability to travel, internationally or domestically, 10-20%;

● Motivation and initiative to succeed in a fast-paced, collective environment;

● Is legally able and cleared to work in Canada.

How To Apply

Applicants should apply by sending an email to hr1@mightex.com including a covering letter and resume. Any questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Francisco Rodrigues at francisco.rodrigues@mightex.com.

Closing Date: January 14th 2022, 11:59PM EST

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Software Developer

Toronto, ON, Canada

Company Overview

Mightex Systems is a global leader in innovative illumination and imaging systems for bioscience research. Mightex’s technology and products are used worldwide in thousands of research labs and in many different fields including neuroscience, live animal imaging, cell biology, and others.

Mightex’s goal is to develop cutting-edge all-optical tools to enable scientists to investigate life’s unanswered questions and push the boundaries of life science research.

Position Overview

We are looking for an ambitious and capable software developer to join our team to develop application software that will enable scientists to get the most out of our market-leading research tools.

Competitive salary based on qualification and experience. Group insurance policy.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will perform the following responsibilities under the general principles established by our Software Development team:

●  Work with a team of project managers, engineers and scientists, as well as our sales and marketing team.

●  Understand customers’ application needs and translate those needs into software features.

●  Software coding & GUI implementation.

●  Software debugging & testing.

●  Provide technical support to customers on software related issues.

●  Note: May be assigned work on different development project, and at times multiple projects in parallel.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills 

● Proficient in Visual C++/C# development.

● Proficient in developing Windows Forms applications.

● Experience in developing multi-threaded applications.

● Experience in interop with native win32 DLL.

● Experience in MSI Installer.

● Excellent debugging and problem solving skills.

● Excellent communication skills. Must be a team player.

● Excellent prioritization skills and experience completing deliverables with tight deadlines.

● Experience using GIT for version control is a plus.

● 3+ years of related work experience.

How To Apply

Applicants should apply by sending an email to hr1@mightex.com including a covering letter, resume, and unofficial transcript. Any questions regarding this position should be directed to Daniel Wen at daniel@mightex.com.

Closing Date: January 16th 2022, 11:59PM EST

No phone calls, please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.