Career Opportinities at the University of Sydney, Australia.

The Australian Key Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis (AKCMM) at
the University of Sydney
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produces quality
research services, leading research programs, and internationally
recognised research training in microscopy and microanalysis. It
serves as national headquarters of the new Australian Microscopy and
Microanalysis Research Facility. The Key Centre recognises the
substantial role that microscopy and microanalysis is set to play in
the next decade, as biotechnology and nanoscience have increasing
impact on science and society. Consequently, we are seeking to appoint
three outstanding microscopists to support the growing numbers of
projects of the national research community. These exciting positions
require a commitment to technical excellence and offer great
opportunities to get involved in a range of research projects across
disciplines and faculty boundaries. All positions are full-time fixed
term for 3 years.
Light & Laser Imaging Specialist (105470)
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated person
with substantial expertise in light/optical microscopy and excellent
interpersonal skills to manage and co-ordinate our light and laser
optical facilities. Working with students, researchers and academics,
the appointee will independently operate and teach users confocal and
light microscopy.
Biomolecular Imaging Specialist (105466)
This appointee will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the
advanced molecular biology preparation and cell culture laboratories,
and a suite of live cell imaging platforms. S/he will support
correlative microscopy projects, combining molecular, live cell, and
cryo specimen preparation and imaging.
Advanced TEM Specialist (105463)
We invite applications from candidates with a strong and broad
background in three-dimensional electron microscopy, including the
preparation of cells, tissues and nanomaterials, and use of cryo
techniques, to be part of a new and exciting microscopy portfolio in
the AKCMM. S/he will interact with users on specific projects and
undertake research related to 3D-EM (cryo) imaging and analysis
If you would like more information on these positions you can visit
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and search by the position reference
numbers, or contact Christopher Dowling via the address
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