The Institute for Myelin and Glia Exploration is seeking a technician with experience in microscopy to assist with our research laboratories’ activities. Incumbents will prepare and analyze samples for electron microscopy to directly assist a research project or program. Incumbents will also be responsible for the day to day maintenance of laboratory microscopes, including a Leica confocal, a Zeiss Apotome and a FEI electron microscope. Incumbents also will train laboratory staff on the appropriate use of the microscopes. Finally, the candidate will perform a series of tasks to assist in the general functioning of the laboratory. We are seeking candidates experienced in microscopy, but the possibility of in-lab training on microscopy is also available. Incumbent will receive more direct supervision when experimental or unusual processes are involved and provide support for advanced, unusual or experimental activity; may also direct others in lower classifications in accomplishing tasks; will perform more complex assignments requiring knowledge or experience in handling multiple variables or tasks.
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