About the ELMI

ELMI was created in 2001 to establish a unique communication network between European scientists working in the field of light microscopy and the manufacturers of their equipment.

Head of Facility – National Facility for Light Imaging, Human Technopole, Milano, Italy

Job description

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: September 1st, 2023.

Human Technopole (HT) is a new interdisciplinary life science research institute, created and supported by the Italian government, with the aim of developing innovative strategies to improve human health. HT has the mission of conducting cutting-edge research but also to translate innovation into methods and tools available to the entire National scientific community. To this end, HT is opening National Facilities that will provide state-of-the-art research infrastructure for Structural Biology, Light Imaging, Genomics, Genome Engineering, and Data Handling and Analysis.

Overview – National Facility for Light Imaging

The National Facility (NF) for Light Imaging includes three infrastructural units: (i) Imaging, (ii) Sample preparation and (iii) Technology Development – Custom Microscopy and will support the projects of both internal and external scientists. In addition to offering access to and maintaining several cutting-edge and advanced light microscopy setups, the NF will provide basic and advanced training to its users, organize microscopy courses and coordinate with other Facilities at HT to streamline the generation, quantification, and analysis of the imaged data.

The role of Head of Facility

The Head of the National Facility for Light Imaging will be responsible for establishing, maintaining, and improving the range of technologies of the Facility, which will be fully integrated within an outstanding research environment, including Facilities and services for image analysis, stem cell and organoid automation, (cryo-) electron microscopy and correlative light-electron microscopy (CLEM), genomics, genome engineering, and other research infrastructures. The Facilities have full access to a powerful, state-of-the-art, and centrally administered high performance data storage and computing (HPC) cluster, designed to meet the needs of microscopy, computational biology, and data science.

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