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Field Scientific Consultant - Japan at Inscopix

Inscopix, a discovery phase neurotechnology company, is seeking a Field Scientific Consultant to partner with our clients located in Japan.  While successful candidates will integrate with our global Sales Managers, the primary role as a Field Scientific Consultant will be post-sales training as well as scientific consultation on experimental design and data analysis.  The primary goals of the position are to accelerate project success and progression to publication, plus offer technical advice to additional scientists to assist in proliferation of technology used within each lab and institution.  Candidates must be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and target oriented individuals who thrive on the independence and scientific variety offered by this kind of technically consultative role.


  • Primarily post-sales technical training, project consultation and procedural support, both on-site and through remote communication
  • Limited pre-sales involvement, mostly technical presentations/seminars arranged by the sales team
  • Bring customer ideas and challenges into Product Development strategy and priorities
  • Demonstrate customer commitment through frequent and regular engagement with customers and executing timely complaint resolution
  • Increase awareness of Inscopix solutions within assigned territory
  • Abide by ethical commercial practices in accordance with corporate policy
  • Present a professional image at all times to customers and vendors
  • May support other regional territories as needed


  • Remote position based in Japan
  • PhD in Neuroscience or closely related field in the Biological Sciences
  • Expertise with in vivo calcium imaging (1P or 2P), fiber photometry, in vivo electrophysiology and/or optogenetics
  • Previous experience conducting experiments with the Inscopix nVista or nVoke system is a significant plus
  • Fluent in speaking, reading and writing Japanese
  • Proven technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills with a passion for using scientific rigor and applying scientific skills to help others troubleshoot scientific and experimental problems
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to work effectively and productively, both independently and within a team-centric environment
  • Outstanding customer advocacy, listening, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation skills, with particular experience presenting technical topics in academia and industry environments
  • Ability and willingness to travel at least 50%
  • Demonstrated ability to publish in peer reviewed scientific journals

How to Apply: 

Please forward cover letter and resume

About Inscopix:
Decoding the neural language of the brain is the defining scientific challenge and opportunity of the 21st Century.  Inscopix is a discovery phase neurotechnology company based in Palo Alto developing a platform and full stack for real-time brain mapping.  Our team brings together deep domain expertise in neuroscience, physics, engineering, software development, and data science and is enabling radically new approaches to understanding the brain in health and disease.  Inscopix’s neurotechnologies and the knowledge that they foster will transform human existence, from alleviating the suffering caused by debilitating brain disorders, to the development of advanced artificial intelligence, to a more profound understanding of what makes us the dominant species on Planet Earth.  nVista and nVoke, our flagship products, are in use today at over 350 research institutions across the world, and have resulted in over 65 top-tier scientific publications on learning, memory, cognition, and on the brain circuits implicated in diseases such as Parkinson’s.  Our instrumentation products are accompanied with sophisticated data analysis software as part of end-to-end solutions for generating and analyzing brain activity data.  Inscopix has been recognized as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and by Deloitte as one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies.

Inscopix is an equal employment opportunity employer.