Dear colleagues,

SUNY, Stony Brook University is seeking a talented, motivated and highly interactive individual to manage our cryo-EM facility. The facility has a Thermo Fisher Scientific, 200kV Talos Arctica scope with a Falcon 3EC direct electron detector, along with all standard equipment for sample preparation. Successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the facility, general lab maintenance, sample preparation, user training, and managing supplies and deliveries, scheduling and billing, and facilities infrastructure for the instruments. The candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with internal users and external researchers in cryo-EM-focused research projects. The candidate will also help support resource development and the development of grant applications for funding of these platforms.

Preferred qualifications:

· Must have the ability to manage a multi-user research facility.

· Must be able analyze scientific results/data, communicate effectively with faculty, students, staff, vendors, and service engineers, keep accurate and clear records, actively participate in the planning and writing of center-related grant proposals as needed, keep abreast of scientific literature concerning relevant new instrumentation and specimen preparation and imaging techniques.

· Previous teaching experience or experience training students and staff in the operation of transmission electron microscopes.

· Previous experience with transmission electron microscope maintenance, servicing or accessory equipment servicing and maintenance.

Successful candidate will contribute to the growing cryo-EM related research community at Stony Brook University and participate in its growth and development.

This position provides attractive salary (commensurate with experience and qualifications) and generous benefits as per regulations of SUNY and Stony Brook University.

Please apply online at with a resume/CV, cover letter and contact information of at least two references.

The deadline for applying to this position is Oct 24, 2020, 11:59:00 PM

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. More information about why work at Stony Brook University can be found at


-Saikat Chowdhury, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Stony Brook University

CMM 144, Stony Brook, NY 11794-5115

(Joint appointment – Brookhaven National Laboratory)

Ph: +1 (631) 632-2059


Web: Chowdhury Lab