Information on open positions will be posted here when available
Current Open Positions:
Biological Imaging Scientist/Engineer
This person will be responsible for biological electron microscopy, support, and training and to provide direct research support for the faculty and the researchers at the Center for Nanoscale Systems. This person will also be directly responsible for overseeing the maintenance and operation of several electron microscopes in the facility. Must be fully proficient in the operation of Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM) and Scanning Electron microscopes (SEM). Maintenance of the biological sample preparation facility and must be fully proficient in biological sample preparation techniques for electron microscopy such as; ultra-microtome, critical point dryer and the CEVS plunge freeze system.
Must also be proficient in biological sample preparation such as staining, negative staing, fixation and embedding samples both for SEM and TEM observation. Independently perform scientific investigative procedures requiring application of professional judgment. Interpret experimental results and determine whether they are consistent with experimental goals. Review pertinent literature for information that will further research goals. Prepare reports of research, protocols and SOP’s. Must be willing to have BL2 certification and work with bloodborn pathogens and keep current with required safety training. Actively contribute to the research results of the facility and have an active role in project development and execution including managing routine aspects of research projects. Identify and work toward solutions of methodological problems, and train others in complex technical protocols and use of equipment. This person will also be charge of educational outreach activities regarding biological imaging.
More information on this position and how to apply can be found here.
Employment opportunities of general interest to the CNS community will be posted here when information becomes available.
Antonio Ambrosio (Principal Investigator)
Starting in September 2019, Antonio is PI of the research line named Vectorial Nano-imaging at the Center for Nano Science and Technology (CNST) of IIT in Milan, dedicated to the development of metasurface-based optical nano-devices and new optical near-field imaging and spectroscopy techniques for 2D materials, polymers and nanostructured surfaces. Antonio is a member of the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports and member of the Materials Research Society and SPIE and senior member of The Optical Society of America.