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Technical Specialist (Electron Microscopy)

Plymouth Electron Microscopy Centre, University of Plymouth Permanent, Full Time

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. The closing date for applications is the 30th August 2018, and informal enquiries can be directed to Dr Natasha Stephen (natasha.stephen@plymouth.ac.uk).