Technical Assistant (f/m/d) for the Electron Microscopy Core Facility
Heidelberg University is a comprehensive university with a strong focus on research and an international standards. With around 30,000 students and 8,400 employees, including numerous top researchers, it is a globally respected institution that also has outstanding economic significance for the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region.
The Electron Microscopy Core Facility at Heidelberg University is looking for a:
Technical Assistant (f/m/d)
The Electron Microscopy Core Facility (EMCF) at Heidelberg University provides expertise in electron microscopy to all researchers on campus and develops appropriate sample preparations and imaging techniques to address various scientific questions regarding ultrastructure. We are looking for a Technical Assistant to join the team and have a key role in the smooth running of the EM facility, providing services to users in sample preparation and imaging, and being involved in training users in the various techniques.
Your responsibilities include:
Preparation and analysis of biological samples for electron microscopy, including image acquisition, processing, and documentation
Independent planning and performance of laboratory work
Instruction and guidance of researchers / students during practical work
General laboratory and core facility organization, maintenance of laboratory equipment
Ideally, you already have several years of experience in the area of electron microscopy including protocol optimization for sample preparation, ultramicrotomy and imaging by electron microscopy
You are willing to learn and optimize electron microscopy techniques and to pass on your experience to others
You have a good knowledge of the life sciences and the methods commonly used
You are a team player, reliable, dedicated and enthusiastic about microscopic analysis and learning new techniques
You have a good command of English and German
Experience in light and fluorescence microscopic techniques is not mandatory, but a plus
What we offer:
An international and attractive working environment
A responsible job addressing diverse scientific questions and tasks, and the opportunity to learn new skills
Remuneration according to TV-L, including benefits such as the job ticket
Internal training programme
The position is full-time (39,5 hours/week), but can in principle be part-time. Remuneration is depending on qualification up to E 9b TV-L.
Please send your application as a single pdf and including a cover letter, CV, and certificates by December 15, 2022 to Dr. Charlotta Funaya: email@example.com. We look forward to receiving your application.
Heidelberg University stands for equal opportunities and diversity. Qualified female candidates are especially invited to apply. Persons with severe disabilities will be given preference if they are equally qualified. Information on job advertisements and the collection of personal data is available at www.uni-heidelberg.de/en/job-market.