Imaging Specialist / Applications Scientist – Microscopy

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– £50000



Scientific Equipment

Key Benefits

10% Pension + Healthcare



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Are you educated to MSc / Ph.D. level within Bioscience, Biophysics, Biochemistry or affiliated and possess a minimum of 2-3 years hands-on experience using Super Resolution (techniques such as STORM, PALM), advanced Confocal, Laser Scanning, Spinning Disc or Multiphoton microscopes?

This well-established bioimaging business is searching for a Microscopy technical imaging specialist / applications scientist to further support UK customers.

Why This Company?

My client is a bioimaging leader with facilities across the globe.  With significant investment in their facilities and an extensive range of some of the world’s leading instruments, they have become recognised for providing advanced imaging services, firmly establishing themselves as a trusted and reliable partner to a range of biotech and pharmaceutical companies.

With a range of high-resolution microscopy imaging and analysis services including the likes of multiphoton and super-resolution imaging, they have pushed the boundaries of technology enabling a high level of accuracy in many critical applications.

With fantastic training and career development opportunities, they have become the employer of choice within the sector.

If you are looking for a company that will provide you with unrivalled training along with an environment that ensures you remain engaged and technically challenged, then this is the opportunity for you.

Rewards & Benefits

  • £40K – £50K Basic (Salary dependent on experience)
  • Home Office Allowance
  • Up to 10% Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Dental 
  • Private Healthcare
  • 27 Days Holiday (rising with service) + Public Holidays

About The Role

Based at my client’s Cambridge lab facility, this position will require the successful candidate to provide first-class customer service and application support to a client base across the UK.

Other duties will include: –

  • Working closely with sales to provide both pre/post sales and application support to customers, assessing their needs to allow optimal configuration of the microscopy.
  • Predominantly supporting biotech and pharmaceutical companies with their imaging needs including image analysis.
  • Meeting customers at the lab to showcase my client’s capabilities, including delivering microscopy demonstrations and presentations.
  • Creating custom analysis scripts to analyse client microscopy data.
  • Manage the microscopy facility and equipment, conducting performance checks to ensure the equipment is in working order.
  • Oversee the installation of new imaging equipment within the facility.

About You

The successful candidate will have a passion for microscope technology and be keen to learn how certain systems are suited to particular applications. 

You MUST be educated to MSc / PhD level within Bioscience, Biophysics, Biochemistry or affiliated and possess hands-on experience using high-resolution microscopes such as advanced confocal, Laser Scanning, Spinning Disk, Multiphoton or Super Resolution microscopes to name a few.

Hands-on experience with live cell imaging of biological applications would be highly advantageous. Candidates must have an excellent work ethic and the ability to operate autonomously.

Other key skills include:

  • An enthusiastic and professional communicator.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Well organised, self-motivated and approachable personality.

All applicants must be British citizens or have settled or pre-settled status in the UK. Sponsorship is not provided.

Interested in this role? Here’s what happens next…

Click the apply button to send us your CV. If we think you’re a great fit for this role, we’ll be in touch in the next couple of days.

Thank you for taking the time to read about this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you,

Team Mase.

Job Ref: 150-7522

Imaging Specialist / Applications Scientist – Microscopy

Location: Cambridge – must be based within a commutable distance

Keywords: Microscopy, Microscopes, Subject Matter Expert, Equipment Demonstrations, Applications Scientist, Microscope Training, User / Operator Training, Life Science, Cell Biology, Biomedical Science, Optics, STORM, Stochastic Optical Reconstruction, Super Resolution, Mulltiphoton, PALM, FPALM, SR, Super Resolved Imaging, SDCM Structured illumination, CARS, 4Pi, Stimulated Emission Depletion, GSD, Ground State Depletion, STED, SSIM, SR-SIM, Photoactivated Localization, Cell Imaging, Cell Analysis, Biotechnology, Two Photon Imaging, Biomedical Science, Molecular Biology, Biological Sciences, Live Cell, Biophysics, Biosciences, Bioimaging, Image Analysis, Life Science

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