New York Medical College is seeking a part time Microscopic Imaging Specialist for its Histopathology and Imaging Core. Under the direction of the facility managers the Microscopic Imaging Specialist will be required to operate and maintain the high-end microscopic imaging systems within the facility including a new Zeiss LSM 980 plus Airyscan II Confocal System. The individual will also be responsible for training and assistance of researchers using the microscopy systems within the core facility. Experience with fluorescence microscopy and confocal imaging of life and fixed samples is preferred. Individual must be able to communicate effectively with researchers.
(A) Education Requirement:
A bachelor's degree in a relevant science is required plus two years additional related research experience.
(B) Licenses or Certifications:
related licenses or certifications are advantageous.
(C) Technical/Computer Skills:
Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office Programs. Demonstrated competence in brightfield, fluorescence, confocal microscopy, computer operation, image analysis and immunohistological techniques is preferred.
(D) Prior Experience:
Prior experience with florescence microscopy and confocal microscopy is preferred. Previous laboratory experience in a basic science field if preferred.
(E) Physical & Environmental Demands:
Lifting up to 25 lbs.