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Microscopy Australia is always on the lookout for outstanding professionals.

RESEARCH OFFICER (OPTICAL Microscopy)

Location: University of Western Australia
Salary: Level 6 $83,005 – $87,723 p.a. (pro rata) plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full-time fixed-term appointment until 31 September 2022
Applications close: 23 August 2021

The WA Node of Microscopy Australia in the Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA) at UWA is seeking applicants Join a dedicated team supporting cutting-edge research through the application of optical microscopy techniques.

The Optical Microscopy facility houses several basic (e.g. wide-field, confocal) and advanced (e.g. multi-photon, super-resolution) instruments, and supports users from many different fields of science, including cell and molecular biology, plant biology, engineering and materials science.

You will provide high level technical support to researchers accessing the CMCA’s optical microscopy facilities. You will also provide training, advice, and on-going technical support in the operation of basic optical microscopes, especially confocal microscopy. Furthermore, you will assist users in related sample preparation (e.g. fluorescence labelling) and basic data processing techniques.

Enquiries can be sent to the Facility Director, A/Prof Martin Saunders (martin.saunders@uwa.edu.au)

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Senior Research Officer (Microscopy Data Specialist)

Location: University of Western Australia
Salary: Level 7; $90,862 – $100,814 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full Time, fixed-term appointment until 30 June 2023
Applications close: Mon 16th August 2021

The WA Node of Microscopy Australia in the Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA) at UWA is seeking applicants for an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary microscopy team and make a significant contribution to local and national projects developing capabilities for the storage and analysis of microscopy data.

You will work closely with expert academic and professional staff to develop and support the storage and analysis of microscopy data using local and remote compute resources. You will implement data storage, transfer, and management tools, working cooperatively and constructively with Microscopy Australia staff within CMCA and at other institutions, research groups, central IT services, and, where appropriate, national data management bodies and activities. You will also provide training and day-to-day support to researchers wishing to make use of local data storage solutions and national cloud-based data processing capabilities, e.g. the Characterisation Virtual Laboratory (CVL).

Enquiries can be sent to the Facility Director, A/Prof Martin Saunders (martin.saunders@uwa.edu.au)

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