Microscopy Specialist

Brno, Czech Republic
Friday, 14 June 2019
Saturday, 31 August 2019
47870
Fixed Term
Full Time

Central European Institute of Technology

Deadline
    31 Aug 2019
Start date
    1.9.2019

The Director of Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC MU) opens a position Microscopy specialist.

Description

CELLIM – Cellular Imaging Core Facility is a light microscopy facility of CEITEC MU. Main role is to provide access to state-of-the-art light microscopy techniques and support during acquisition and image analysis to all its users. More information about facility you can find https://www.ceitec.cz/bunecne-zobrazovani/cf119. Currently we are looking for an experienced microscopist, who would be responsible for user training, microscopes maintenance and developing new advanced imaging methods using facility instruments.    

Responsibilities:

  • provide training and assistance to facility users with all steps of imaging experiments -  experimental setup, sample preparation, selection of appropriate imaging method/instrument, sample imaging - widefield and confocal microscopes
  • help with troubleshooting at different levels – sample preparation and sample acquisition
  • performing cleaning and maintanance of the microscopes
  • teaching microscopy methods on workshops and courses organized by CELLIM
  • participating in CELLIM daily operations
  • keep update with newest microscopy developments

Requirements:

  • Msc or PhD degree in life science, physics or related field
  • knowledge of optical microscopy and different imaging modalities
  • ability to work in service oriented mode
  • willing of learning new methods of microscopy
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • good communication in english language is required

We offer:

  • Work with different users on various projects on the state-of-the-art light microscopes
  • MU employment benefits
  • Starting date, September 2019
  • Length of contract – 1 year, with the possibility of extensions.

Anticipated start date:

September 2019

Please send the application (Letter of motivation, CV with description of required skills and

contact details of two references) by e-mail to recruitment@ceitec.muni.cz.

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