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Position: Research Officer, Imaging
Institution: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Duties: We are looking for a candidate who can collaborate closely with biologists, including some of Australia’s leading research scientists to apply Lattice light sheet microscopy to studies on cancer, immune disorders and infectious diseases. Expertise in advanced optics and lasers, as well as experience in building and customizing light microscopy platforms is essential. The candidate should also possess advanced computer skills and experience working with programming software (e.g. MatLab, LabView). Prior experience with Lattice light sheet microscopy would be an advantage
Requirements: The appointee will possess a PhD in Physics, Engineering or Biology. This position would suit a self-motivated individual with a high-level of attention to detail who is capable of working with minimal supervision within a team of scientists that are dedicated to developing a world-class optical imaging platform at the Institute
   
Text: Research Officer, Imaging Application closing date: Mon, 06/08/2018 - 5:00pm About the position Quantitative microscopy is a powerful tool for biomedical research as it enables biology to be studied across a broad range of scales in both space and time. This position requires a highly motivated, well organised and energetic scientist with a background in biology, optical physics and electronic engineering to help establish the next generation of optical imaging techniques for 3- and 4-dimensional microscopy. We are looking for a candidate who can collaborate closely with biologists, including some of Australia’s leading research scientists to apply Lattice light sheet microscopy to studies on cancer, immune disorders and infectious diseases. Expertise in advanced optics and lasers, as well as experience in building and customizing light microscopy platforms is essential. The candidate should also possess advanced computer skills and experience working with programming software (e.g. MatLab, LabView). Prior experience with Lattice light sheet microscopy would be an advantage. The appointee will possess a PhD in Physics, Engineering or Biology. This position would suit a self-motivated individual with a high-level of attention to detail who is capable of working with minimal supervision within a team of scientists that are dedicated to developing a world-class optical imaging platform at the Institute. Terms of appointment This position is available for 2 years. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available. A position description is available General enquiries can be directed to Dr Kelly Rogers How to apply Applications including cover letter, CV and the names of 3 professional referees should be emailed in pdf format to jobapplications@wehi.edu.au , quoting reference WEHI/YSKR in the subject line when applying for this position. Please also address the key selection criteria in a separate document. The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The institute encourages and welcomes interest from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for roles within the institute. At the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute we strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value diversity and gender equity in our work force and promote flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs. We have implemented a number of gender equity initiatives to support female laboratory heads.
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