|Salary:||£30,502 to £36,386 per annum|
|Placed On:||23rd March 2023|
|Closes:||2nd May 2023|
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Imaging Technologist to join our Advanced Microscopy Facility in the Wellcome - MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, based in the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre.
We are a large, multi-user core facility offering access to a comprehensive range of imaging platforms, including super-resolution confocal microscopy and live cell imaging, and transmission and scanning electron microscopy. We believe in creating a collaborative environment to support cutting-edge research, and serve as a friendly and approachable source of imaging expertise.
This is a rewarding role requiring an enthusiastic individual with in-depth experience of biological light microscopy to provide training and technical support to research staff and students. You will work as part of a small team to operate and maintain specialised imaging systems and troubleshoot issues with equipment, samples and experimental design.
With a keen interest in innovation, you will keep up to date with the latest imaging methodologies, collaborating with researchers to optimise protocols and develop new techniques. You will contribute towards facility management and deputise for the Facility Manager, administering booking and recharge systems and implementing safety and operational procedures.
You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships in a diverse environment. Strong IT and image analysis skills are essential, together with significant experience in providing a core service and training researchers of all ability levels. You must be able to work independently, prioritising tasks and organising your time accordingly.
You will ideally be qualified to degree level or equivalent. Extensive practical experience and specialist knowledge of confocal and widefield microscopy are essential. Coding skills and experience in electron microscopy are desirable.
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.
Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online Application form.
Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.
The closing date for applications is: 2nd May 2023
The interview date for the role is: 18th May 2023
Please quote reference PS36029 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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