We are seeking to appoint an Imaging Assistant to join the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, at the Nuffield Department of Medicine.
You will be responsible for assisting the Imaging Manager in managing the Institute's Light Microscopy Facility and you will provide assistance and training in the correct use of the equipment and in advanced techniques for students and other researchers. You will maintain a library of training material for all microscopy-related equipment in the institute, and you will assist users with results and data analysis, maintaining a stock of microscopic consumables, and updating imaging and laboratory equipment and software as required.
It is essential that you hold a degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related discipline, together with knowledge and experience in microscopy, and experience of molecular biology and biochemistry techniques. You will be computer literate with experience using Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, and have excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for working in a support role in a core facility.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and you will be required to upload a supporting statement and CV as part of your online application. Your supporting statement must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria for the post using examples of your skills and experience.
This position is offered full time on a fixed term contract for 3 years in the first instance, and is funded by Ludwig.
Applications must be made online by 12 midday (UK time) on 12 July 2022.