Research Project Coordinator - Department of Microbiology 11/12/2019
Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Trains members of the University-wide researcher community in system operation, data acquisition, analysis and interpretation, and operates the system for some users. Maintains the system at full capability and readiness, and oversees equipment scheduling and report generation for administration. Monitors the optical microscopy field for advances in technique and equipment of potential interest and utility to university researchers. Performs imaging experiments, processing an analysis. Assist in molecular, biochemical and cellular experiments. Techniques will include standard molecular biology procedures, protein purification, and cell culture. Under minimal supervision, assist in the daily operations of the laboratory.
- Complete responsibility for the day-to day-operation of the Leica SP8 Super-resolution microscopy system.
- Operate Leica system for all interested clients throughout the University research community and outside users.
- Train and confirm proficiency of all independent users of the Leica system and ancillary equipment.
- Advise users on: optimal design for sample preparation, digital image acquisition and analysis; capabilities and limitations of the instrumentation; interpretation of data.
- Assist in molecular, biochemical, and cellular experiments for the Giraudo lab.
- Perform studies in fixed and living cells using advanced microscopy techniques, including: confocal, STED and TIRF microscopy, image processing and analysis
Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in biology or physics with relevant work experience. Doctoral degree a plus. Requires a minimum of three years of experience in fluorescence imaging or a related field. Experience with digital imaging processing or macro level programming desirable. Must have strong organizational and communications skills and enjoy interacting with a diverse group of researchers.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.