Center for Advanced Microscopy: Microscopy Technical Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Center for Advanced Microscopy

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Available Fall 2017

The Center for Advanced Microscopy (CAM) at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (FSM), Chicago Campus, is looking to hire up to two Laboratory Aides. These positions will entail assisting facility staff with sample preparation for Electron and Light Microscopy, including sectioning of blocks for transmission electron microscopy. Further responsibilities and tasks will depend on facility need and student interest and expertise.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be an NU undergraduate student with a Federal Work-Study allotment for the 2017-18 academic year.

Students must be self motivated and ultimately capable of working with minimal direct supervision, following training. Previous laboratory experience and interest in biological research microscopy are desirable. A minimum of five hours per week is expected.

PAY RATE: $15.00/hr

CONTACT NAME: Dr. Joshua Z. Rappoport

CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: 312-503-4140

CONTACT EMAIL: Joshua.Rappoport@Northwestern.edu