[3dem] EM facility mangager position

Stefan Raunser stefan.raunser at mpi-dortmund.mpg.de
Mon Aug 25 07:24:12 PDT 2008

The Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology seeks to fill

  A Cryo-EM Facility Manager Position

The position is available as soon as possible and is initially  
limited to 5 years.

Job description: The candidate will be involved in the development  
and application of advanced electron microscopy technologies such as  
high-pressure freezing, correlative light and electron microscopy,  
single particle cryo-electron microscopy and cryo-electron  
tomography. The job responsibilities will include operation and  
maintenance of state-of-the-art electron microscopes and accessory  
equipment as well as computational data analysis.

Requirements: The Electron Microscopy Unit is currently undergoing an  
exciting period of upgrading and expansion. Therefore we are seeking  
for a highly motivated candidate. The candidate should have a degree  
in biological sciences, engineering or a related field of science,  
training in the use and routine maintenance of electron microscopes,  
as well as expertise in specimen preparation techniques. Previous  
experience in cryo-EM and image processing would be an advantage.  
Strong written and oral communication skills in English are considered.

Payment: Payment depends on personal conditions and qualification  
according to the directive of TVöD. Social benefits correspond to  
those of the public service.

Application: The Max Planck Society (MPG) is committed to employing  
more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply.  
The MPG aims to increase the percentage of women on its scientific  
staff and therefore strongly encourages women to apply.

Please send CV, two references and a statement outlining your  
interests and relevant work experience to Markus Grabenbauer at  
markus.grabenbauer at mpi-dortmund.mpg.de or Stefan Raunser at  
stefan.raunser at mpi-dortmund.mpg.de. Dr. Markus Grabenbauer and Dr.  
Stefan Raunser, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Otto- 
Hahn-Str. 11, 44227 Dortmund, Fon: 0231 133-2242, Fax: 0231 133-2299

Dr. Stefan Raunser
Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Physiology
Otto-Hahn-Str. 11
44227 Dortmund

tel: +49-231-133-2235

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