Deputy Manager for the Microscopy Innovation Centre

Job Description

This new role provides an exciting opportunity to join and shape the Microscopy Innovation Centre (MIC) at King’s. The MIC is a newly-established central science facility enabling bespoke, specialist optical microscopy instruments developed at King’s to be used by and further developed for researchers across our biological and health research communities.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Director and Manager of the Centre to assist in setting-up the MIC, with initial responsibilities including supporting move and optimisation of developmental microscopy systems and data analysis software. Following set-up of the Centre the role-holder will assist the Manager of the MIC in its day-to-day operation. They will work closely with researchers from our biological and health research communities to help strengthen their knowledge of state-of-the-art optical microscopy techniques, undertake training of new users and assist in development of applications for specific research areas and questions.

The successful applicant will have significant experience of constructing, running and troubleshooting developmental microscope systems and image data analysis. They will have proven ability to work closely with researchers from both the physical and biological sciences to understand their needs and translate these into optical microscopy approaches and applications.

The selection process will include a panel interview with competency-based questions.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 21st March 2018.

This post will be a 2 year fixed term contract in the first instance.