Technical Officer (Micro Computed Tomography), Australian National University (ANU)

The Advanced Imaging Precinct (AIP) including the X-ray Micro Computed Tomography(CT) lab and the Centre for Advanced Microscopy (CAM) is looking for a dynamic CT operator for Life Sciences who will have demonstrated experience in the sample preparation for and operation of CTs and data visualisation. The successful candidate will provide technical support and research advice to academic and professional staff and students from a wide range of disciplines across the ANU and external users. The position will be responsible for user training, methods development and equipment management and maintenance of a range of instruments in the AIP. Additional experience with electron microscopy operation and life science sample preparation will be a distinct advantage.

Further information, including how to apply, can be found here. Enquiries can also be directed to Dr Melanie Rug (

Closing date: 17th September 2018


Technical Specialist (Electron Microscopy), University of Plymouth

The University of Plymouth is currently seeking a skilled Electron Microscopist to join our team here in Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre (PEMC), situated on the main city-centre campus in the South-West of the UK (

PEMC is a core facility within the University of Plymouth, supporting teaching, research and industrial collaborations locally, nationally and with international partners. We have a range of electron microscopes (SEM, TEM & FIB-SEM) equipped with an array of analytical techniques (EDS, WDS, EBSD, TKD, STEM & CL), as well as dedicated sample preparation equipment for both life and physical sciences, and engineering.

We are also currently running the flagship Plymouth Materials Characterisation Project, a £1.7 million EU-funded project allowing industry collaboration with University of Plymouth students and academics.

This post sits within an interdisciplinary team of dedicated electron microscopists whom support teaching, research, and development within the Faculty of Science & Engineering, as well as with the Peninsula Medical & Dental schools and our partner colleges. We are particularly seeking an electron microscopist with experience in the life or health sciences.

Further information, including how to apply, can be found here. Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Natasha Stephen (

Closing date: 30th August 2018


Sales Specialist, Electron Microscopy, Zeiss

With our expanding business, we have an excellent opportunity for a dynamic professional to join our Microscopy team. As a Sales Specialist within our Microscopy Division you will be responsible for working with other team members to promote Electron, Ion and X-Ray microscope systems in Australia and New Zealand. You will consult customers in life science research and material sciences through their purchasing process. As a specialist for Electron Microscopy you will give presentations on our range of technologies (scanning electron microscopes, focused ion-beam system, x-ray microscopes), consult customers about imaging and analysis requirements and work closely with our R&D teams in our headquarter to specify specific solutions.

Enquiries about the position should be directed to

For more information, please refer here.






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