[3dem] Cryo-EM Facility Director at NIH

Hinshaw, Jenny (NIH/NIDDK) [E] jennyh at niddk.nih.gov
Thu Nov 10 12:54:44 PST 2016

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


The National Institutes of Health is seeking an accomplished individual to manage and maintain a new state-of-the-art cryo-electron microscopy facility located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The primary responsibilities include ensuring high quality data is generated on an FEI Krios electron microscope with an energy filter and a Gatan K2 direct electron detector and secondary screening scopes, training users in sample preparations and imaging acquisition, and providing guidance in current image processing programs and pipelines.  Candidates should have expertise in cryo-electron microscopy methods and hands on experience running a Krios microscope with a direct electron detector.  Image processing expertise and an interest in technical development are preferable.  Multiple intramural institutes with considerable strength in structural biology will have shared access and oversight responsibility for this facility. Good technical, communication, and teaching skills are essential for this position and a PhD or equivalent experience is required.

This position will be filled at the NIH Staff Scientist level with a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants may be US citizens, resident aliens or non-resident aliens with or eligible for a valid employment visa. Applications must be received by December 30, 2016. Please submit a curriculum vitae, brief statement of research and technical experience, and provide a list of three references in PDF or MS Word format only (no paper applications will be accepted) to:

Morgan Cherry-Crews Staff Assistant
Office of Scientific Director, NIDDK
morgan.cherry-crews at nih.gov<mailto:morgan.cherry-crews at nih.gov>

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

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