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.
· 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
This position provides attractive salary (commensurate with experience and
qualifications) and generous benefits as per regulations of SUNY and Stony
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.
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 https://sites.google.com/view/sclab-at-sbu