Microscopist, MMI Node of the Monash Health Translation Precint (Hudson)

The Monash Health Translation Precinct (MHTP) is a partnership between Monash Health, Hudson Institute and Monash University located at Monash Medical Centre Clayton, Melbourne. The Precinct unites the largest health care service provider in Victoria with the largest Australian University and a leading medical research institute. The MHTP hosts a network of nine technology platforms that are co-located within our Translational Research Facility this includes Monash Micro Imaging (MMI) and the MHTP node of MMI.

We are seeking an experienced and motivated individual to work under the direction of the MMI – MHTP Manager and be responsible for a range of activities including:
– Technical supervision of research staff and students as needed
– Provision of specialised imaging support for researchers and students, specifically in the application and development of advanced microscopy, live cell and intravital fluorescence imaging technologies
– Assistance with management of MMI-MHTP instrumentation and imaging laboratories, including day-to-day instrument maintenance, user access and appropriate OHS/QMS
– Facilitating access to specialized microscopes that are not available within the facility (located at Monash Clayton Campus or elsewhere) to researchers as required
– Assisting with overseeing repairs and annual servicing in conjunction under the direction of the MMI-MHTP Manager.
– Assist with the production of conference and seminar papers and publications to facilitate the training of scientists and students in microscopy techniques and applications.

Further information, including how to apply, can be found here.

Closing date: Sunday 24th March 2019


Lecturer (Optical Microscopy), Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA), University of Western Australia

The Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA) is a multi-user, core facility supporting UWA’s research goals. It comprises a diverse range of instruments from basic to advanced, including super-resolution optical microscopy. The optical microscopy facility, located on the Queen Elizabeth II hospital campus, hosts a Nikon Centre of Excellence in Optical Microscopy, one of only ten in the world, and the only one in Australia.

Providing academic support to the Nikon Centre of Excellence and the optical microscopy facilities of the CMCA, this role will require high level expertise in optical microscopy, including experiment design, sample prep, data acquisition, statistical evaluation and interpretation. Overseeing the development of applications in the new super-resolution optical microscopy laboratory, the appointee will initiate an independent research program and engage in collaborative research projects within the University and the wider research community. The role will also direct and supervise postgraduate research projects and contribute to the facility’s training programs.

Further information, including how to apply, can be found here.

Closing date: Friday 29th March 2019




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