[3dem] Position available

Christos Savva csavva at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Tue May 11 13:07:42 PDT 2010

Dear Colleagues
The following position is available:

Research Scientist

Texas A&M University
Microscopy & Imaging Center 

The MIC is looking to fill a permanent position (competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package included) with an energetic and passionate electron microscopist well versed in macromolecular cryo-TEM and tomographic applications in the Life Sciences. The ideal candidate would have a biology or biochemistry background and have a penchant for digital image processing and specimen preparation. A PhD is a necessary prerequisite for this position.  

The successful candidate will (i) conduct scholarly and professional R&D, (ii) support the up keeping of a cryo FEI TF20 with energy filter, (iii) interact with undergraduate, graduate students, staff, faculty and visiting scientists in TEM through personal training and in a tutorial/lecture type environment including assessments, (iv) provide technical/research support for TEM in the interdisciplinary life sciences arena (including consultation in initiation of studies, scheduling of work, specimen preparation, microscopic analysis, digital image processing), and (v) complete paperwork for accounting and billing. 

The MIC promotes research and research education covering the field of basic and advanced electron microscopy and serving clients of all race, gender and ethnicity.

This opening is available immediately and interviews will begin June1, 2010 until the position is filled.

Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Andreas Holzenburg, Director, Microscopy & Imaging Center at holzen at mic.tamu.edu.	  
Texas A&M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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