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Electron Microscopy Expert Requirement @ ETH Zurich Switzerland

Electron Microscopy Expert Requirement @ ETH Zurich Switzerland

Electron Microscopy Expert Requirement @ ETH Zurich Switzerland: ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich) (German: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich) is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland. Like its sister institution EPFL, it is an integral part of the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology Domain (ETH Domain) that is directly subordinate to Switzerland’s Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research.

Electron Microscopy Expert Requirement @ ETH Zurich Switzerland

The Scientific Center for Optical and Electron Microscopy (ScopeM) is a central scientific technology platform of ETH Zurich providing resources and services in light and electron microscopy (and related areas). As of June 1st, 2017, or upon agreement, we have an opening for a position as
Expert in Electron Microscopy (in-situ TEM)
ScopeM maintains state-of-the-art microscopy equipment and supports a variety of interdisciplinary research and training programs as well as methodological research in light and electron microscopy. ScopeM operates numerous transmission and scanning electron microscopes (TEM & SEM), as well as Focused Ion Beam Systems (FIB-SEM) and further sample preparation equipment.

Your main responsibilities include maintaining and together with the users further developing ScopeM in the field of Electron Microscopy (EM) with a particular focus on TEM and environmental in-situ TEM. You will provide expert consulting to EM users on sample preparation, as well as on imaging and analytical methods. You will contribute to the high-quality training of users, the execution of service projects and ensure the maintenance of the corresponding equipment in collaboration with the instrument suppliers. You will also contribute to the operation and development of the facility, to the definition of ScopeM technological roadmap and strategy for equipment renewal. You are highly welcome to propose and set-up new projects for method and instrument development, including identifying and submitting corresponding proposals to funding agencies.

You bring along an extensive practical experience in Electron Microscopy, in particular in environmental in-situ TEM. You have a broad knowledge in EM and a clear vision how this technology will further develop in the future. You have demonstrated expertise in instrumentation as well as teaching/training skills. A very good understanding and experience in both hard and soft materials would be a great asset. You have demonstrated leadership skills, and already worked several years in a similar position in a microscopy facility or are highly motivated to do so.

The ETH Zürich is an equal opportunity employer, and ScopeM offers a welcoming working environment in an international and multidisciplinary environment. You will interact with an experienced team, which is supported by excellent mechanical and electronics workshops. The lab languages are German and English. This key position is foreseen as a long-term employment with the vision to lead a team of experts in close interaction with ETH faculty and external collaborators.

For further information please contact Dr. Nicolas Blanc by phone, +41 (0) 44 633 75 26, or e-mail, nicolas.blanc@scopem.ethz.ch (no applications), and visit our website http://www.scopem.ethz.ch.

To Apply: 

Applications with a cover letter and full CV should be submitted online  via www.jobs.ethz.ch and addressed to: ETH Zurich, Human Resources, Mr. Michael Wobmann, CH-8092 Zurich no later than April 30, 2017. Applications via email will not be considered.

https://apply.refline.ch/845721/5249/index.html?cid=1&lang=en

Electron Microscopy Expert Requirement @ ETH Zurich Switzerland

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