Senior Research Associate-B/H

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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Senior Research Associate-B/H
Working Title Senior Research Associate
Department Campus Microscopy & Imaging
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 433513
Summary of Duties

The Campus Microscopy and Imaging Facility (CMIF) is the biomedical confocal and electron microscopy (EM) core facility serving over 150 faculty labs per year at The Ohio State University. This dynamic research facility is seeking an Electron Microscopist to perform the following duties: to operate and train users on FEI scanning and transmission electron microscopes, to perform sample preparation and ultra-thin sectioning on a wide variety of biological and polymer samples; to develop protocols for specimen preparation and sample observation using electron microscopes; to provide technical assistance, education and consultation opportunities to researchers on current research methods; supervise maintenance of lab equipment; help maintain laboratory and research databases for annual reporting. In addition, the microscopist will be expected to keep current with advances in specimen preparation and imaging techniques and periodically participate in workshops for training purposes and to showcase EM capabilities at the facility. Some travel for training and conference participation is required.

Candidates with masters or doctoral degrees are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information for Applicants:
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; specialized training in use of TEM and SEM instruments, analytical instrumentation and electronic equipment; experience with sample processing for a wide variety of biological samples for TEM and SEM observation; computer skills; training/teaching experience; interaction with a wide variety of users from campus as well as external institutions and private companies requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Desired Qualifications

Considerable experience in biological/health science research lab with significant emphasis on light and electron microscopy techniques; experience with customer service; cryo-ultramicrotomy and cryo-electron microscopy; knowledge of immunocytochemistry methods and light and confocal microscopes.

Target Salary $58,000.00 - $65,000.00 Annually
Job Category Research
Job Appointment (FTE%)

100.0

Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 11/04/2017
Posting End Date 12/03/2017
Dept Contact Name Hassan,Ahmad Medhat
Dept Contact Phone 614/247-2584
Quick Link http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/82533

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • JobsatOSU.com
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Monster.com
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Dice.com
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a Doctoral Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least one year of experience with sample processing for a wide variety of biological samples for TEM and SEM observation?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have at least one year of training/teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have at least three years of experience in biological/health science research lab with significant emphasis on light and electron microscopy techniques
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have at least one year of experience with customer service?
    • Yes
    • No

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other