PhD position

Application Specialist M/F - Neurosciences - Neuroimaging

Publication date: July 5, 2021

Location: Paris (France)

PERSUADERS is a Head Hunting firm specialized in the recruitment of executives and managers. We claim our difference by working beyond hard skills, on the suitability and personality of the candidates we seek.

Our client, a young growing start-up, is developing and commercializing a new brain imaging modality on a worldwide scale and is currently looking for an Application Specialist M / F, based in Paris.

It is an opportunity to participate in an adventure, in the emergence of a new technique that contributes to the evolution of science, to join a company where the word « team » has all its meaning!


Reporting to the CEO with the support of an internal mentor, you support the development of the company by providing technical and educational support to customers, identifying needs and contributing to the commercial approach from prospect identification to the conclusion of the sale, by participating in the brand's communication, in particular through your scientific publications and your participation in seminars.

Technical and educational support

Provide technical and scientific support during the sales process 

Carry out demonstrations to potential customers

Ensure the proper installation of the devices at the customer’s site 

Ensure the training of customers on the use of the system as well as on our  neuro-imaging modality at the customers site or remotely

Provide scientific support to customers in order to help them start their studies with the system as efficiently as possible 

Deploy equipment / software updates onsite or remotely 

Commercial development

Analyze customers feedback and fuel the company’s strategy in terms of R&D, future products and current products  improvements  

Identify commercial leads by monitoring scientific publications, their publishers, and communications, among the  neurosciences community 

Contribute to the commercial follow-up of prospects from identification to the sale

Communication and Marketing

- Create scientific materials for commercial and marketing purposes 

- Participate in international congresses and commercial meetings 

- Write scientific publications, posters, communications including social media 

- Contribute to maintain the content of the company’s website 


You have obtained a PhD in Neurosciences or a related discipline.

You have a first successful experience in customer relations.

Ideally, you have skills for in vivo experimentation (rodents) and are experienced in brain imaging (calcium imaging, fMRI, Matlab, etc.).

You combine a strong ability to understand and explain the technique and a real communication skills during the commercial relationship. You are able to give lectures / seminars to a large audience.

You are fluent in English (written and spoken).

You like autonomy and you are able to cooperate with the team.

You are ready to travel up to 30% of your time, including abroad. You are a citizen or eligible national of a Visa Waiver Program country (ESTA).

Above all, we are looking for a personality. Motivated and sharp, curious and playful by nature, you like science and customer relations.

In order to apply please send your resume to:
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