University of Hyderabad (UoH) invites application for the position Imaging and Microscopy Senior Project and Programme Associate
No.of post: 1 position
a) PhD with experience in life science imaging/microscopy/imaging OR MTech/BTech/BE/ME (or a suitable equivalent technical degree) with extensive hand-on experience and deep technical expertise in microscopy/optics/advanced instrumentation OR MSc (In Life Science/Physical Sciences or equivalent degree in relevant discipline) with extensive research experience AND in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of advanced imaging & microscopy
b) Should be proficient and comfortable with microscopes and imaging including high-end, cutting edge systems
Experience (Desirable): Candidates with a strong technical background and knowledge and candidates with extensive microscopy experience would be strongly preferred. Candidates with knowledge of coding and cutting-edge optical manipulation/adaptation of microscopes and optical set-ups and image analysis would be strongly preferred. Experience in operation of high-end confocal, super resolution microscopy systems is desirable.
Principal Responsibility of the position:
i. The Candidate would be expected to manage microscopy facilities at SLS, UoH, interface with faculty and students and assist in designing imaging experiments and protocols and take responsibility to ensure that high-end microscopes like confocal, STED super-resolution, and Spinning disc High content-high throughput microscope (expected shortly) are in working condition and suitably maintained. Candidates are expected to conduct regular training of students and oversee/train technical assistants
ii. Who will be assisting researchers during imaging. Candidates would also be expected to help with conducting experiments on a Super-resolution STED microscope, or any other highly advanced imaging set-up as required. Candidates would interface with microscopy vendors and ensure smooth operation of imaging facility to facilitate ongoing and new research.
Salary: Rs. 50,000/- per month (consolidated)