Scientific Sales Consultant

Location
Leesburg, Virginia
Posted
Feb 14, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Ref
2017-01/L
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time

For over 25 years, Noldus Information Technology has been the leading developer of innovative solutions for behavioral research. We are specialists in observational methods and techniques, image analysis, multimedia and signal analysis, and provide our customers with the tools they need to perform ground-breaking research in the fields of biology, neuroscience, psychology, medical research, and usability/human factors. With our international headquarters based in Wageningen, The Netherlands, and our North American headquarters in Leesburg, Virginia, along with satellite offices all over Europe and China, we are able to serve customers in over 95 countries. Our company culture is based on enthusiasm, a proactive attitude, and customer satisfaction and we strongly believe that the success of our business is related to the dedication of our 140+ employees.

The Scientific Sales Consultant is primarily responsible for developing and selling systems and solutions for use in observational and behavioral research. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: acquiring technical knowledge of our research solutions, conducting product demonstrations and training sessions for new and current users, configuring solutions for sale to customers, negotiating and closing sales, and attending conferences and customer meetings (frequent travel is required).

  • 4-year college degree in the fields of psychology, neuroscience, biology, human factors or equivalent is required; Master’s Degree or PhD, preferred
  • Experience in scientific research, particularly in the field of behavioral sciences
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills 
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to understand and synthesize customer research needs
  • Dynamic presentation capabilities and ability to clearly present technical information
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to form positive intra and interdepartmental relationships
  • Past sales experience and previous experience with our products is a plus