Scientist/Supervisor, Electron Microscope Core Facility

Frederick National Laboratory
Frederick, MD
Jul 02, 2022
Jul 09, 2022
Full Time
Scientist/Supervisor, Electron Microscope Core FacilityJob ID: req2293Employee Type: exempt full-timeDivision: Cancer Research Technology ProgramFacility: ATRF: OtherLocation: 8560 Progress Drive, Frederick, MD 21701 USAThe Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases.Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way.Position Overview:PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe Cancer Research Technology Program (CRTP) develops and implements emerging technology, cancer biology expertise and research capabilities to accomplish NCI research objectives. The CRTP is an outward-facing, multi-disciplinary hub purposed to enable the external cancer research community and provides dedicated support to NCI's intramural Center for Cancer Research (CCR). The dedicated units provide expertise in electron microscopy, protein characterization, mass spectrometry, protein expression, optical microscopy, and genomics. These research efforts are an integral part of CCR at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR), where CRTP scientists work collaboratively with intramural NCI investigators to provide research technologies and expertise.KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIESManage Electron Microscopy Core facility with 4 staff and oversee day to day operationConsult with NCI/NIH PIs and usersDesign and implement training on EM technology to meet user's needsOversee and maintain five electron microscopes (Hitachi H7600, H7650, H7800, S4500, and Thermo Fisher T-12) and associated equipment (Digital camera and water chillers)Evaluate staff performanceCo-author manuscripts for collaborative projectsBASIC QUALIFICATIONSTo be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:Possession of PhD in Biological Science or related field from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for US equivalencyIn addition to the education requirement, a minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience in electron microscopyBasic knowledge of ultra-structures found in cells, tissues, bacteria, and virusesAbility to obtain and maintain a security clearancePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:PhD in Histopathology or VirologyJOB HAZARDSThis position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to animal(s) and/or animal material(s).This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to infectious material, requiring medical clearance and immunizations.This position is subject to working with radioactive material and requires to become an approved radiation worker.Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)#readytoworkSDL2017

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