Research Assistant Senior Imaging Specialist

Applications are invited for a postdoc position in biotechnology to join University of Cambridge, UK. The initial contract for this position is 3 years. The deadline to apply is October 09, 2018.

The Laser Analytics Group in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology wished to recruit a Research Assistant/Associate – Senior Imaging Specialist. The post holder will be responsible for the development and maintenance of bespoke microscopic imaging technologies that will be used in the investigation of molecular mechanisms of disease.

The post holder will learn and apply the diverse imaging instruments present in the host group and oversee their continuous development. The role includes the training of researchers on instrumentation and providing advice on best practice. The role includes hardware and writing of software to control optoelectronic components and for the analysis of image data. There will also be a significant opportunity to drive an original programme in microscopy development and opportunities for collaborative research with other researchers in the centre. The senior imaging specialist will also supervise research students in advanced imaging research and provide a vital link between the biologists and physicists in the group. The role includes the management of laboratory facilities, and safety aspects, including maintenance of an infrastructure database and overseeing best practice in the laboratory.

More information about the Laser Analytics Group is available here:

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Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Prof Clemens Kaminski –


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