Seeking a full-time research technician work closely with the Faculty and senior members in the lab research focus on in vivo imaging on animal models of thrombosis and hemostasis. Research technician is responsible for the operation and maintenance of state-of-the-art confocal intravital microscopy instruments used for live imaging.
The research technician must possess a passion for imaging, basic knowledge of optical microscopy, and experimental imaging experience with biological samples. The technician also needs to have basic animal training and be able to handle simple surgical preparation on small animals for imaging.
- Operate and maintain intravital fluorescence microscope imaging.
- Visualize (2D and 3D) and analyze imaged data using software.
- Perform experiments, analyze data and contribute to peer-reviewed scientific publications.
- Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related discipline.
- At least 1 year hands-on experience in imaging live or fixed cell systems using various optical microscopy techniques and animal models of disease related research experience.
- At least six (6) months hands-on experience on visualization and qualitative analysis of optical images using related software.
- A 3 year commitment is required.
- Basic knowledge of fluorescence microscopy and microsurgery is desired.
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