Director of the Center for Advanced Microscopy and Imaging
Job no: 498465
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Research, Scientific
Status: Full Time
Director of the Center for Advanced Microscopy and ImagingJob Summary:
Director of the Center for Advanced Microscopy and Imaging at Miami University beginning July 1, 2021.Duties/Physical Demands:
Duties include and are not limited to: (1) provide expertise, training, and research support in transmission and scanning electron microscopy, and wide field, confocal, and other forms of light microscopy to faculty, staff, and students; (2) teach one course a year on the theory of electron microscopy; (3) teach one laboratory course a year on transmission and scanning electron microscopy; (4) perform, diagnose, or coordinate servicing of center instrumentation; (5) plan and coordinate future instrumentation needs and grant funding with an interdisciplinary group of faculty; and (6) supervise a full-time staff person and manage the center operating budget.Minimum Qualifications:
M.S. degree in Natural Sciences, Material Sciences, or a related discipline, five years of experience with light and electron microscopy instrumentation and sample preparation techniques, have a working knowledge of image acquisition and analysis platforms, have a working knowledge of image acquisition and analysis platforms.
Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.Desired Qualifications:
Consideration may be given to candidates with a Ph.D. degree in Natural Sciences, Material Sciences, or a related discipline, five years of experience with light and electron microscopy instrumentation and sample preparation techniques, have a working knowledge of image acquisition and analysis platforms, and previous experience in teaching advanced courses in the theory and operation of electron microscopy.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Have a working knowledge of image acquisition and analysis platforms.Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter that describes your interest in the position and your experience with the duties listed above with application. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Mitch Balish at [email protected]EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin April 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.Benefits Eligible:
A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.
For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.
Advertised: 01 Apr 2021 Eastern Daylight Time