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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Microscopic Imaging Specialist for the Imaging Core Facility in the Office of Research at New Jersey Medical School. Under the direction of the facility manger the Microscopic Imaging Specialist will be required to operate and maintain the high-end microscopic imaging systems within the Core Facility, including the Nikon A1R SI confocal microscope, the Nikon Ti2 High Content Imaging System, the Objective Imaging whole slide imaging system, the Zeiss PALM laser capture microdissection microscope, the Leica Stellaris STED 3x Nanoscopy system, as well as other microscope systems with-in the core. Will be responsible for the training and assistance of researchers using the microscopy systems within the core facility.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

Responsible for the storage, processing and analysis of images captured using the microscopic imaging systems within the facility using software programs, such as Image Pro Premiere, Nikon Elements, Leica LAS X and ImageJ.
Responsible for the preparation of specimens for imaging on the microscopic systems within the core facility utilizing standard histological and molecular histological staining techniques.
Keep records of the microscopes utilization and prepare monthly accounts of facility utilization for billing purposes.
Assures safe operation of all instruments in the laboratory with particular regard for biosafety, including potential human pathogens and toxic chemicals.
Communicates effectively with laboratory manager and clients.


Newark New Jersey