[3dem] Facility Manager position at Florida State University

Kenneth Taylor taylor at bio.fsu.edu
Sat Dec 23 03:03:49 PST 2017

The Department of Biological Science at Florida State University is 
seeking applications for the position of Facility Manager for the 
Biological Science Imaging Resource (BSIR). The position is available 
starting March 1, 2018. We will begin to review applications in January, 
2018 and continue until the position is filled. The position entails 
day-to-day management of the facility, which maintains a Titan Krios, 
two conventional TEMs, an SEM, confocal and conventional light 
microscopes and specimen preparation equipment. The facility currently 
has two additional personnel, one with responsibility for the 
conventional TEMs and LMs and another with responsibility for the SEM. 
The flagship instrument of the BSIR is a Titan Krios TEM equipped 
currently with a DE-64 direct electron detector. In 2018 a Volta Phase 
plate and a Gatan BioQuantum/K3 will be added to the Titan Krios. In 
additional to overall management of the facility, the Facility Manager 
will have primary responsibility for day to day running of the 
Titan-Krios electron microscope and secondary responsibility for the 
other equipment, which will be the primary responsibility of the other 
facility staff.

Minimum qualifications for this job level are a Master’s degree in an 
appropriate field of specialization or equivalent qualifications based 
on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned 
duties. Strong written and oral communication skills are required.

Preferred qualifications are a PhD in an appropriate science field 
(chemistry, biology, engineering, etc.) and experience with the 
operation of a Titan Krios, operation of Leginon data acquisition 
software as well as high performance computing. The committee will 
consider applications from candidates having experience with other high 
end FEI TEMs.

How to apply:  Go to http://hr.fsu.edu/index.cfm?page=ers/ers_home. 
Browse Job Openings and select job 42816 and follow the instructions.

Inquiries should be made to Dr. Kenneth Taylor at taylor at bio.fsu.edu 
<mailto:taylor at bio.fsu.edu>.

Kenneth A. Taylor, Ph.D           Office phone:  (850) 644-3357
Institute of Molecular Biophysics Lab phone:     (850) 644-4104
Room 306 KLB                      EM room phone: (850) 644-8769
91 Chieftan Way                   Fax:           (850) 644-7244
Florida State University          E-mail:        taylor at bio.fsu.edu
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4380

Home pages:  http://www.bio.fsu.edu/faculty-taylor.php

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