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CryoElectron Microscopy and Tomography Facility Manager

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should provide a single PDF file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of relevant research experience in cryoEM, and names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and the nature of the appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title CryoElectron Microscopy and Tomography Facility Manager
Department Proteomics
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

The Center for Integrative Proteomics Research at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, seeks qualified applicants for a Facility Manager position within the newly established Rutgers New Jersey Cryo Electron Microscopy and Tomography Facility.

The successful candidate will help support a dynamic user community drawn from Rutgers and nearby academic institutions. The 2000 sq ft Facility currently includes an FEI Talos Arctica with phase plate optics and automate cryogenic sample handling, a Gatan K2 direct detection camera coupled with a GIF imaging filter, a correlative light and electron microscopy unit, a Leica GP plunger, and other sample preparation equipment.

The successful candidate will report to the Director of the Center for Integrative Proteomics Research. Responsibilities of the Facility Manager include:
(a) All aspects of sample preparation for both cryoEM and cryoET projects;
(b) Instrument operation including image acquisition and microscope maintenance;
© Data analysis support, including image analysis, data processing, and structure analysis;
(d) Technical support for user project design, successful completion, and scientific publications;
(e) Facility management and User Training; and
(f) Other related duties.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

Qualified candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field, and at least 5 years of extensive hands-on experience in cryo-electron microscopy, biological sample preparation, and image processing. Candidates with core facility management or cryoEM engineer or application scientist experience are especially encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal communication skills and be able to effectively work with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of scientific and cultural backgrounds. Grant writing experience is not required, but would be an asset for shared instrumentation grant preparation.

Equipment Utilized

FEI Talos Arctica with phase plate optics and automate cryogenic sample handling, a Gatan K2 direct detection camera coupled with a GIF imaging filter, a correlative light and electron microscopy unit, a Leica GP plunger, and other sample preparation equipment.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Overview
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Posting Details

Posting Number 17FA1176
Posting Open Date 05/15/2017
Posting Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should provide a single PDF file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of relevant research experience in cryoEM, and names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and the nature of the appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/45661
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)

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Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Reference Letters