Principal Research Fellow, Cryo-EM, cryo-ET and SPA

16 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

NTU Institute of Structural Biology (NISB) have an open position at NISB-EM facility for an electron microscopist with extensive hands-on EM experience (TEM and SEM) on cellular tomography and single-particles analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work in a team of support staff that looks after high-end Electron Microscope and its ancillary equipment/tools.
  • Provide guidance and training to students and staff scientist on sample preparation, imaging and data collection using EM instrumentations.
  • Established cellular tomography workflows for EM analysis of cells and tissue. This include correlative light and electron microscopy (CLEM) of room temperature specimens, cryo-imaging techniques for cell (cryo- confocal and FIB milling) and conventional EM (sectioning and immunogold labelling)

Job Requirements:

  • Possess PhD degree in Biological Life Sciences or related disciplines and have a strong track record in structural biology, biophysics and biochemistry, microbiology and cellular biology
  • Minimum 10 years of full-time hands-on EM experience (TEM and SEM) on cellular tomography and single-particles analysis
  • Experience in working with CLEM (cryo and room temperature samples)
  • Experience in providing EM training/teaching to students and staff scientist
  • Extensive experience in protein expression (bacteria, insect cell and mammalian expression system) and protein purification
  • Excellent teamwork awareness
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong responsibility for research work and able to work independently

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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