Advertising Salary:
£31,350 - £32,315 per annum
Location
AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
Work Area
Science Capabilities
Overview Of Role

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced electron microscopist in biological sciences to join our team within the Bioimaging facility at Rothamsted Research. You will carry out sample preparation and imaging on behalf of colleagues and will have the opportunity to work with different research groups, allowing you to develop methodologies, specialisations and a publication record. You should be able to work autonomously but have good team-working skills since you will work with, and support/train a number of researchers. An in-depth understanding of electron microscopy hardware, and troubleshooting simple issues is essential. We expect applicants to have a PhD or an equivalent level of experience to fulfil this role. Previous experience of working in a multi-user facility, sample preparation, cryo-techniques and image analysis would be advantageous.

The post holder will be responsible for routine microscope maintenance and liaising with engineers and manufacturers to ensure the smooth running of the equipment. They will be expected to have a good understanding of imaging techniques to support and train users and have the ability to communicate their knowledge clearly. This post involves a wide range of methodologies and will require the post holder to maintain and present data to colleagues. Good technical skills are essential, as is a meticulous and organized approach. Candidates should have an understanding of cell biological techniques and familiarity with plant/crop/fungal and other biological samples.

This is a full-time fixed term appointment in the first instance with a starting salary commensurate with qualification and experience within the range of £31,350 - £32,315 per annum.  For informal enquiries, please contact smita.kurup@rothamsted.ac.uk

Before submitting your application please ensure you read the Job Description/Person specification for full details of this role.  Previous candidates for this post need not apply.

Important: We will be reviewing CVs as we receive them, therefore we encourage early applications. Interviews will be taking place on a rolling basis in early 2022.

About us

Rothamsted Research's bioimaging facility (https://www.rothamsted.ac.uk/bioimaging) has state of the art microscopy equipment, it provides microscopy services facilitating cutting-edge science through the provision of up to date and advanced imaging equipment and expertise in the life sciences, to internal as well as external users. We undertake research in all standard microscopical techniques used in biological research. More information regarding the team and equipment is available on the website.

About The Company

Established in 1843, Rothamsted Research is one of the UK's leading Research Institutes delivering world class agricultural science.  Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity as well as creating a positive work life balance, enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees.  We have an attractive benefits package including 25 days annual leave, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus offering cultural and recreational activities. Rothamsted Research values its commitment to equality and diversity in its workforce and we particularly encourage applications from women, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are currently under-represented within the organisation.

 

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