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Research Associate, Advanced Bioimaging Laboratory, St.Louis, USA

, by sterjung in Jobs

The Advanced Bioimaging Laboratory at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center is seeking a highly motivated and organized individual to fill a full-time position as a Research Associate. Responsibilities will include direction and execution of collaborations and fee-for-service microscopy projects. For more information about the Advanced Bioimaging Laboratory please visit our webpage.


  • Sample preparation and imaging for electron and light microscopy, as well as downstream visualization, quantification and analysis
  • Troubleshooting instrumentation
  • Routine lab maintenance
  • Training materials and training of junior staff and facility users
  • Basic chemical/biochemical laboratory tasks
  • Other duties as assigned


Required knowledge, skills and abilities: 

  • Hands-on experience with contemporary electron microscopy instrumentation, sample preparation and associated image acquisition and analysis software
  • Outstanding collaborative and leadership abilities, able to work independently and show initiative and creative problem-solving skills
  • Extensive laboratory experience and excellent organization and communication skills
  • Able to train and manage other laboratory personnel, manage multiple tasks, contribute substantially to publications and grants
  • Troubleshoot and optimize laboratory protocols and instrumentation
  • Lives the Danforth Center values: Collaboration, Diversity & Inclusion, Innovation, Integrity & Respect, Environmental Sustainability, and Stewardship

For additional information please check the job offer.