Associate Scientist- Electron Microscopy

Job ID
43138
Department
Cellular Imaging Shared Resources
Category
Research
Job Location
US-TN-Memphis

Overview

The Cell and Tissue Imaging Center at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is looking for a talented and driven electron microscopist to join the Center at the Associate Scientist level.

 

The electron microscopy facility houses a Thermo Fisher Scientific F20, a Helios FIB/SEM and a Teneo VolumeScope SEM as well as a variety of equipment for sample preparation including Leica tissue processors and ultramicrotomes, equipment for low temperature processing and multiple vacuum evaporators. The facility is funded by the Hospital and is utilized by faculty from across the research departments, providing world class imaging to the investigators at St. Jude. Staff members in the Center collaborate with investigators on a variety of research projects from standard tissue pathologies through three-dimensional imaging projects by electron tomography or volume SEM and have the opportunity to participate in development of techniques and protocols to drive St. Jude’s research forward.

 

This position requires experience in biological electron microscopy. Skill sets in volume SEM (scanning block face SEM, array tomography, and FIB/SEM) and/or high pressure freezing and freeze substitution are highly desirable. 

 

 

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific field is required.

Minimum Experience

Research Lab Specialist

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least five (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Bachelor's degree
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Master's degree
  • A minimum of four (4) years of relevant work experience including post-doctoral and/or technical staff experience is required with a Ph.D

Associate Scientist

  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Bachelor's degree, with at least seven (7) years at the Research Lab Specialist level
  • A minimum of fourteen (14) years of relevant post-degree work experience is required with a Master's degree, with at least seven (7) years at the Research Lab Specialist level
  • A minimum of nine (9) years of relevant work experience including post-doctoral and/or technical staff experience is required with Ph.D.

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