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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Scientist.
In this role, the successful candidate The NYU Cryo-EM Core is a state-of-the-art shared resource for biomedical researchers. The Cryo-EM staff members develop and provide their knowledge and expertise to the research community at NYU Langone Health (NYULH) in applying cryo-EM imaging to their research. They work closely with investigators to define optimal experimental design including strategies for preparation of samples, maintain and operate cryo-electron microscopes and ancillary equipment in order to provide high resolution images, and provide guidance and service in data management and analysis. The successful candidate will be expected to learn new procedures as they are developed and implemented by the core.
Operation of cryo-electron microscopes and ancillary equipment for sample preparation Load samples and align microscopes prior to data collection Work with users to identify suitable samples for imaging and to set up automated data collection Assist users with cryo-EM related equipment such as Vitrobot, glow discharger etc. Perform routine maintenance to ensure optimal operation of these instruments Maintain supplies for sample preparation
Documentation and record keeping Maintain accurate logs/records for microscope performance, usage and service, as well as records for user projects and interactions Maintain records for usage of various ancillary instruments in the cryo-EM facility Develop/maintain documentation for Standard Operating Procedures as developed by the core
Provides guidance, cooperates, communicates and relates well with facility staff and users
Listens carefully to others in order to respond appropriately, answer questions or obtain needed information
Communicates ideas, problems, suggestions, and messages in a timely and effective manner.
Maintains confidentiality of all research information.
Monitoring and continually seeking to improve the performance of core
Maintain high level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature and scientific networking
Maintains excellent and professional-level communication skills in oral and written English.
Is able to recognize problems as they occur; and through the application of appropriate policy/ procedure, determines and/or recommends the appropriate solution.
Seeks guidance as necessary for the performance of duties; asks appropriate questions when in doubt and utilizes reference sources/materials to ensure accuracy.
Advises appropriate personnel of situations/problems requiring intervention or follow-up attention.
This facility will be optimized for high throughput data collection. Fitting into a pipeline that maximizes the efficiency and productivity of the facility will be a key part of this job.
The NYU research community includes inexperienced groups with potential cryo-EM projects. This job requires to implement training plans and providing support and advice to inexperienced users during the initial phase of their projects will ensure that the high-resolution pipeline will remain well utilized over the long term.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a MS degree and 2-4 years of experience.
Preferred Qualifications: M.S in structural biology, biochemistry or related field, Ph.D. would be a plus. 2-3 years of experience in cryo-EM including handling samples, using microscopes and evaluation of images; experience with Arctica or Krios would be bonus. Knowledge of the principles of transmission electron microscopy and 3D structure determination Good communication and interpersonal skills Ability to multitask and learn complex new procedures
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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