Microscopy Australia is always on the lookout for outstanding professionals.

Senior Research Officer – Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy

Location: Monash Ramaciotti Centre, Clayton campus, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Employment Type: Full-time, 3 year Fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $98,155 – $108,345 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)
Contact: Georg Ramm,, +61399051280
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Closing date: 31 January 2020

The successful candidate will:

  • Manage, plan, coordinate and oversee EM projects in collaboration with users
  • Develop new protocols for correlative light and electron microscopy and life sciences EM techniques and apply them to research projects
  • Teach specialised EM techniques such as CLEM and immuno EM to Monash researchers and to the wider Australian and international EM community
  • Perform microscopy and related EM techniques including immuno EM, (cryo-) ultramicrotomy, high pressure freezing, and cryo-preparation

The Monash Ramaciotti Centre is a leading facility for life sciences electron microscopy. It houses Australia’s first Titan Krios microscope, a cryo-FIBSEM Helios G4 with Leica VCT500 cryo-stage, a Talos Arctica, as well as two 120keV TEMs and a FESEM. A suite of advanced sample preparation and other equipment is available, including a Zeiss LSM900 Airyscan with Linkam cryo-stage, a Wohlwend high pressure freezer, Leica AFS2 and FC7 cryo-ultramicroscopes. The facility’s expert team supports and collaborates on a large number of bio EM techniques ranging from standard SEM and TEM to immuno EM, correlative light and electron microscopy, cryotomography and single particle analysis.

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