[3dem] Electron Microscopist Position Available

kunihiro uryu kuryu at mail.rockefeller.edu
Thu Nov 17 09:00:26 PST 2011

*Electron Microscopist, The Rockefeller University, NY, NY *

The Rockefeller University, a premier biomedical research institution,
seeks a Research Support Specialist to join our Electron Microscopy
Resource Center (EMRC).

The EMRC provides state of the art electron microscopy support for analysis
of a wide variety of biological samples, including virus, bacteria,
insects, animal tissue as well as cultured cell and isolated cellular
components for structural analyses or immuno-electron microscopy. The EMRC
is equipped with two TEMs and one SEM as well as a high pressure freezing
and a free substitution unit. (http://www.rockefeller.edu/emrc/)

The Research Support Specialist will participate in all of the EMRC’s daily
operations, including bench work in preparation for transmission and
scanning electron microscopy, and maintenance of the center. He/she will be
responsible for all parts of sample preparation, maintenance, and operation
of EM and other equipment, training users, consulting with scientists on
design of experiments and interpretation of results, ordering and receiving
supplies, managing chemical waste compliance, administrative support for
office duties and center billing, and keeping up with the latest
methodology via familiarity with the literature.

Master's degree in biology, cell biology, bioengineering or a related field
required; Ph.D. preferred. Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in
electron microscopy and have strong communication skills, and the ability
to work collaboratively on a team as well as independently on a wide
variety of research projects. Must be detail-oriented, focused, and highly

Our culture
*inspiring, collaborative atmosphere
*strong social and environmental consciousness
*intellectually curious academic environment
*14-acre campus setting in NYC

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a beautiful work

To apply to this job, click the following URL, click on 'staff
opportunities’ and enter keyword ‘IRC11162’:


*The Rockefeller University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment
Opportunity/VEVRAA employer.*

Kunihiro Uryu, Ph.D.,
Director of Electron Microscopy
Resource Center (EMRC)
Email:kuryu at mail.rockefeller.edu <kuryu at mail.rockefeller.edu>
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