Leica Job Opportunity

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From:GeoKen1954@aol.com
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Dear Histonetters:

Leica Microsystems has an opening for a Histotechnologist to work in our 
Technical Applications Center to provide support for our complete line of 
products for Histology Specimen Preparation including Microtomes, Cryostats,=20
Stainers, Embedders,  Tissue Processors and Ultramicrotomy products.  

If you meet the qualifications listed below and are looking for a great 
opportunity to expand your horizons with the Histology instrumentation market 
leader, we would like to hear from you.  Specifics about the opportunity 
include:

Position Title:     Applications Specialist
Location:   Deerfield, Illinois (just outside of Chicago)

Job Responsibilities:
 Provide product and applications phone and in-field support to customers, 
sales reps and Leica Dealers on histology and ultramicrotomy product lines
 Conduct routine histology and EM sample processing in Leica's Customer 
Support Laboratory
 Develop product user and training manuals
 Conduct in-house customer product training
 Build and maintain applications database
 Serve as technical liaison to Customer Service/Field Service/Product 
Management departments
 Develop and distribute routine communications and correspondence 
 Contribute to the development and distribution of Technical Bulletins
 Collaborate on development of marketing materials such as advertisements, 
brochures and direct mail pieces
 Support national and local trade shows
 Provide Quality Control testing of products for service depot

Qualifications and Experience:
 Bachelor's Degree in Science or related field
 Minimum 2 years experience in Histology and/or Ultramicrotomy
 Computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet programs

For further information, please contact Beth Farrow, Human Resources at Leica 
Microsystems, Inc., at 1-800-248-0123, ext. 8168 or FAX you resume to 
847-405-0148.



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