Junior Applications Scientist | Intelligent Imaging Innovations SaS

Interested in making a difference?  Join Intelligent Imaging Innovations (3i) SaS as a Junior Applications Scientist in Paris, France.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a global organization designing and manufacturing cutting edge microscopy imaging platforms.  Established in 1995, 3i currently has microscopy systems in over 25 countries and its products have been cited in over 6,000 publications worldwide. 3i offers a fast-paced, small company environment where individual contributions are recognized and rewarded.  Visit www.intelligent-imaging.com to learn more.   

The Junior Applications Scientist position is a full-time, permanent post within the framework of the “CIR Jeune Docteur”, requires authorization to work in France and availability to travel extensively domestically and internationally. The ideal candidate possesses a PhD in Physics or related field and is experienced with optical alignment and microscopy.

The post is statut Cadre, offering a salary range of 40,000 – 50,000 EUR and benefits including health, death and disability insurance, corporate mobile and gym membership reimbursement. The envisaged start date is January of 2022. 


  • PhD in Physics or closely related field

  • Experienced with optical alignment and optical microscopy

  • Position within the framework of the “CIR Jeune Docteur”

  • Fluency in English

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for admission to customer sites


Research and Development

Help advance 3i product development by testing and documenting existing products for their stability and function and defining refinements to improve their performance. Support new technologies including providing field support, assembly, and installation prior to these technologies being incorporated into 3i’s regular processes. Help provide system maintenance, perform testing, and train users at 3i’s shared facility at the Vision Institute (Paris, 12e). 

Installation and Training

Perform system installations and customer training.

Marketing & Teaching

Attend trade shows such as German Neuroscience and Focus on Microscopy; teach students at microscopy courses where 3i participates, such as the European Light Microscopy Initiative and the European Molecular Biology Organization.

Customer Support

Assist with customer support to keep instruments functional in the field. Provide pre- and post-sale applications support. Manage customer accounts; regularly communicate with customers to ensure client satisfaction.


Assist in European sales efforts. 


Skills & Competencies

  • Strong microscopy background

  • Experience with optical alignment

  • Knowledge of engineering science and technology

  • Analytical thinking skills

  • Science skills

  • Ability to think clearly using logic and reasoning

  • Work independently 

  • Initiative and Results Driven

  • Organizational & Presentation Skills

  • Time management

  • Works well under pressure

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