First listed on: 21 October 2021

Imaging Scientist in Systems Microscopy

Join a world-class facility in growing area of research support, where automation of multiplexed labelling of cells and tissue is combined with bioimage informatics, statistical big data analysis and machine learning.

Why your role matters

  • Develop your skills and experience in cutting-edge applications of microscopy
  • $78,890 - $105,185 + 17% super + annual leave loading
  • 35 hours week, 2-year fixed term contract

Reporting to the Head, Biomedical Imaging Facility, you will focus largely on systems microscopy, a growing area of research support within The Biomedical Imaging Facility, where the automation of multiplexed labelling of cells and tissue is combined with bioimage informatics, statistical big data analysis and machine learning. A key responsibility will be to establish unsupervised data acquisition to generate large and unbiased data sets for fundamental, and applied research to feed into a pipeline of analysis.

The Organisation

The Biomedical Imaging Facility (BMIF) is a multi-user facility within the Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre (MWAC) in the Division of Research & Enterprise at UNSW. The facility is a platform for researchers to gain access to a comprehensive suite of advanced light and optical instrumentation and associated expertise. The facility supports and collaborates with a variety of research groups in the Faculties of Science, Medicine and Engineering at UNSW, as well as groups at other universities and research institutes in Australia and overseas.

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Who you are

You have a PhD in biology, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, medical sciences or biophysics, as well as experience in advanced fluorescence microscopy, sample preparation, data collection and imaging analysis applied to biological problems in imaging, and a commitment to contribute to the research effort in the area of Systems Microscopy.  Please review the Position Description for all Skills and Experience required. 

To Apply: If joining a world-class facility to focus on systems microscopy is of interest to you, please submit your CV, Cover Letter and responses to Skills and Experience required via the APPLY button.

Shiree Thomas
Talent Acquisition Consultant

Applications close: 11:55pm, Sunday 7th November 2021

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