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Job Opportunity: Assistant Director, Imaging Core, Indiana University School of Medicine

Posted by on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 in Job Opportunities .

Position Title: Assistant Director, Imaging Core

Company: Indiana University School of Medicine

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Deadline: May 31, 2022

Contact Info. / Where to Apply / Required Application Documents (e.g. cover letter, CV)

The IU Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases is seeking a motivated individual with interest and experience in optical microscopy to serve as an Assistant Scientist in Pediatrics and will serve as the Assistant Director of the Imaging Core. The incumbent will be responsible for:
((1) facilitate the application and use of advanced microscopy methods in the research of members of the IU Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases; (2) support the development of new microscopy methods and image analysis; (3) oversee the day-to-day operation of a small number of microscope systems; (4) assist with tracking microscope and Core service use and billing. This position is on the tenure track.

Primary Responsibilities include:
1. Evaluating and maintaining microscopy systems
2. Providing training for the use of microscopy systems and tracking microscope use
3. Meeting with Center members to plan experiments and providing technical assistance to users, including training in the use of microscope systems and digital image analysis
4. Development of new techniques

The development and/or implementation of methods of microscopy may include the following:
1. Two-photon intravital microscopy of native and transplanted pancreatic islets and
skeletal muscle
2. Multiplexed imaging, including spectral deconvolution fluorescence, CODEX and Imaging Mass Cytometry.
3. Tissue clearing for large-scale 3D microscopy of biological tissues.
4. Selective plane illumination microscopy
5. Quantitative and 3D image analysis.
6. Super-resolution (STED) microscopy..
7. Imaging of living pancreatic slices
8. Development and validation of biosensors for imaging techniques

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