Senior Research Officer – Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy and Advanced Life Science EM

Job no: 617897
Work type: Fixed-term (Full-time)
Location: Clayton campus
Categories: Research (Admin. Support)

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Senior Research Officer – Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy and Advanced Life Science EM

Job No.: 617897

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $100,118 - $110,512 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions 

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Research Officer to join our research team. As the Senior Research Officer, you will use your specialist knowledge to develop and apply advanced EM techniques such as correlative light and electron microscopy and immuno-localisation to cell biology and microbiology projects for the Monash Ramaciotti Centre.

The Monash Ramaciotti Centre is a leading imaging facility in Australia. It houses Australia’s first Titan Krios microscope, a Helios G4 FIBSEM with Leica VCT500 cryo-stage, a Talos Arctica, as well as two 120keV TEMs and a FESEM. A suite of advanced sample preparation and other equipment is available, including a Zeiss LSM900 Airyscan with Linkam cryo-stage, a Wohlwend high-pressure freezer, Leica AFS2, and FC7 cryo-ultramicroscopes. The facility’s expert team supports and collaborates on a large number of bio EM techniques ranging from standard SEM and TEM to immuno EM, correlative light and electron microscopy, cryo tomography, and single-particle analysis.

Reporting to the Head of the Monash Ramaciotti Centre you will perform a range of valuable and complex technical activities that play a critical role in supporting the delivery of life sciences electron microscopy. This includes managing, overseeing, and undertaking projects, developing new methods, and coordinating projects with collaborators while ensuring a compliant and safe operating environment. The Senior Research Officer role also includes teaching and training specialised EM techniques to the Monash and wider Australian and international community.

If this sounds like an outstanding opportunity that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Dr Georg Ramm, Senior Research Fellow, Electron Microscopy, Cryo EM Platform, +61 3 9905 1280.

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Closing Date

Sunday 23 May 2021, 11:55pm AEST

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