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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Associate Research Scientist position in Advanced Microscopy in New Haven, Connecticut

Employer Name: Yale University

Yale University Department of Genetics is seeking to recruit a highly qualified Imaging Specialist at the rank of Associate Research Scientist, to establish and run the departmental advanced imaging core. Members of the Department of Genetics conduct basic, clinical and translational research using genetics and genomics of model organisms (yeast, fruit fly, worm, zebrafish, mouse) and humans to understand fundamental mechanisms of biology and disease. Areas of active investigation include genetic and epigenetic regulation of development and disease, molecular genetics, stem cells and other dynamic cellular systems, regulation of gene expression, computational biology and human genomics. The successful candidate will have extensive fluorescence imaging knowledge, including expertise in two-photon and spinning-disk confocal microscopy, super-resolution imaging, light-sheet microscopy, live-cell imaging, and image analysis. Experience leading projects involving cellular resolution imaging of whole organisms, across a range of biological systems is required. A strong interest in imaging technology development and image analysis is strongly preferred. Primary Responsibilities: Collaborate with faculty on research projects and contribute to grant proposals as part of the Departments Team Science and Research Development initiative Manage the shared instrumentation, train users in the software and operation of microscopes, and increase user base Advise on image acquisition design and quantitative image analysis Contribute to the acquisition and installation of the latest generation microscope systems The Department of Genetics believes that diversity drives outstanding science. We strive to create an inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students that promotes and values diversity in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and ethnicity to represent better the communities we serve. Please refer to the official Yale School of Medicine statement on diversity and inclusion, accessible here: https://medicine.yale.edu/dice/ . Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities. Applicants interested in the position must apply via the following link: http://apply.interfolio.com/102389. Applications should contain (1) a cover letter describing the motivation for the position and any relevant experience and (2) your curriculum vitae. Two confidential letters of recommendation can also be included (optional). Applications should be submitted by April 30, 2022 , though late applications may be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All inquiries should be addressed to genetics.admin@yale.edu.