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The Microscopy & Cell Analysis Core at Mayo Clinic is Hiring!

The Microscopy & Cell Analysis Core at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN has two openings for electron microscopy technologists to support both clinical and research projects. The facility is expanding its hours of operation and is seeking two motivated individuals to assist with this transition.

The laboratory offers expertise to collaborative projects that involve transmission and scanning electron microscopy for both research and clinical investigators. The laboratory is well equipped with 4 transmission, 1 scanning electron microscope and an FE-SEM equipped with an ultramicrotome for serial block face imaging on order. The core has a long history of excellent productivity and funding.

Research Technician Position 1: Minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology or related field. Experience in basic electron microscopy is highly desirable. The EM Technologist interacts with all laboratory users in order to accomplish specific research and clinical goals with respect to electron microscopy procedures. Duties include tissue processing, embedding and sectioning. Other responsibilities of the position involve scoping tissues on the electron microscope for ultrastructural indicators of disease and reporting to Mayo pathologists. The applicant must have excellent communicative skills and the ability to work well with a variety of personalities. The position will include some non-traditional working hours (early evening and weekends).

Research Technician Position 2: Minimum qualifications for this position include a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology or related field. Experience in basic electron microscopy with an emphasis on image processing is highly desirable. The candidate will work directly with the facility’s development tech coordinator to build the newly formed 3D ultrastructural imaging program. The position will include some non-traditional working hours (early evening and weekends).

Mayo offers a competitive salary and benefits package. If interested, go to: www.mayoclinic.org/jobs referencing job posting #83002BR: RESEARCH TECHNOLOGIST.