The Centre for Advanced Microscopy (CAM) is looking for an enthusiastic Cryo Electron Microscopy Platform Scientist who will have extensive experience in the use of cryo transmission electron microscopy including single particle analysis, tomography and other aspects of cryo microscopy workflows.
The Platform Scientist will provide scientific advice and training to users of the facility with particular focus on the newly established NCRIS-supported cryo EM suite, covering workflows from cryo light microscopy via FIB sampling to cryo TEM data capture, processing and analysis. Additional experience with cryo sample preparation and correlative workflows will be a distinct advantage.
SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. Progress towards or postgraduate qualifications plus extensive experience or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training in cryo EM applications. 2. Advanced expertise in structural biology and in using reconstruction algorithms (Relion, EMAN2, cryosparc or other) 3. Demonstrated advanced skills in providing expert high-level advice to key stakeholders and technical services for the operations of complex cryo EM equipment. 4. Demonstrated planning, supervisory and customer services skills including the ability to work effectively and collaboratively and to lead, motivate and educate team members, establish priorities and meet competing deadlines to achieve operational outcomes. 5. Experience in the development of new techniques in relation to electron microscopy experiments, either through the development of new methodologies and/or instrumentation and/or software associated with the above. 6. Highly developed written and oral communication skills with demonstrated ability to liaise and negotiate effectively with a wide and diverse range of people and to foster a harmonious team environment. 7. A demonstrated high-level understanding of equal opportunity principles and a commitment to the application of EEO policies in a University context. Desirable: 8. Demonstrated experience in electron tomography, microED and cryo Focussed Ion Beam lamella preparation. 9. Demonstrated capacity to formulate and implement policy and contribute to strategic planning within a complex facility, including management of WHS and regulatory requirements and development of standard operating procedures.
Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Technical) Salary Package: $99,612 - $106,517 per annum plus 17% Superannuation Terms: Full time, Continuing Contingent Funded (3 years)
In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents: - A statement addressing the selection criteria. - A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. - Other documents, if required. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. For further information about the role, please contact Dr Melanie Rug: 02 61257649 or [email protected] Applications close: 20 May 2021 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time