Core Imaging Facility Manager/Specialist, Stanford University, USA
The Carnegie Institution for Science seeks a manager/specialist for a
multiuser imaging facility at the Department of Plant Biology on the
Stanford University campus.
The department maintains several advanced imaging instruments,
including a Leica SP8 AOBS with dual sets of lifetime detectors, two
spinning disk confocal instruments one of which has photomanipulation
capabilities, a lab-built light sheet microscope, an instrument for
conducting physiological experiments with widefield FRET imaging, two
instruments for conducting physiological imaging of whole seedlings, and
an FEI environmental SEM. The department plans to acquire or develop
new instrumentation in the near future.
The department seeks a specialist to manage these instruments. Facility management responsibilities will include maintaining equipment, coordinating repairs, training, scheduling, and overseeing data acquisition, processing, and storage. Training activities will involve assisting researchers with experimental design, sample preparation, equipment operation, and image analysis. Scientific responsibilities include participating in plant biology research both in collaboration with other researcher and independently, and contributing to manuscript and grant writing.
For additional information please consult the job offer.