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Research Technician for the Imaging Platform, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology, DanStem, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Advanced light microscopy is a key technology for a wide variety of research areas at DanStem. The Center hosts approximately 200 scientists regularly using applications in cellular imaging of a variety of model systems including primary and transformed cell lines, 3D cell cultures, tissues, and animal models. For these purposes, the Center houses ten state-of-the-art research microscopes, including several confocal, high-content screening, and wide-field microscopes for various applications. We are now seeking a highly motivated and qualified research technician to work alongside the specialists within the Imaging Platform at DanStem.

The research technician works in a team with dedicated specialists in microscopy and image analysis to provide service, training and support for research projects. Specifically, the technician is expected to  

  • Provide training for a variety of microscopes and applications  
  • Carry out microscope performance maintenance on a regular basis  
  • Coordinate microscope technical service  
  • Provide support and training on basic image analysis (Image J and Imaris) in collaboration with the specialist.  
  • Cooperate with platform personnel  
  • Network actively with the local microscopy community and stay up-to-date with current trends in the field      

Qualifications and competences
Candidates are expected to have a lab technician degree with experience in microscopy, with at least one year of experience in light microscopy or a Master’s degree in a biological sciences-related discipline.    
In addition, we wish for the candidate to have:   

  • A proactive, service-minded and team-player attitude, with an ability to multi-task  
  • The ability to organize the work, and not being afraid of showing initiative.  
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English  
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and international environment  
  • Knowledge of hardware and software from a variety of vendors is an advantage  
  • An understanding of principles of microscopy and an interest to work with the platform specialists  
  • Experience with basic image analysis is an advantage  

The closing date for applications is May 31, 2019 at 23.59 pm.
For additonal information please check the job offer.

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