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Staff Scientist

Company: EXpressLO LLC
Location: Lehigh Acres
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

EXpressLO LLC is looking for a Staff Scientist to work collaboratively with a small yet diverse team further developing a recent U.S. patent application submission on cryogenic FIB _ex situ_ lift out (cryo-EXLO) specimen handling apparatus and methods for cryogenic electron microscopy and tomography of biological and energy-related materials (e.g., lipid producing yeast, Li-ion batteries, and other energy-related materials). This position is available immediately. We will continue to search until the position is filled.Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Structural Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, or related field and must have excellent analytical and communication skills. The applicant should have extensive experience and a thorough background in scanning/transmission electron microscopy (STEM or TEM), electron tomography (ET), or cryo-TEM, or cryo-ET, as well as focused ion beam specimen preparation or cryo-specimen preparation experience. Experience in advanced image analysis and modeling is desired. Other relevant skills include apparatus construction, programming, and testing of software/hardware. This position requires hands-on experimental work and applications development and is not a remote position. The position will be based in FL with 25% travel required and will be conducted under the direction of Dr. Lucille Giannuzzi at EXpressLO in FL, in collaboration with Dr. Lena Kourtoutis at Cornell University, NY. Cornell University is home to an FEI Strata 400 FIB SEM with cryo stage, an FEI Helios G4 UX FIB SEM, Thermo Fisher Talos Arctica S/TEM, Titan Themis Cryo S/TEM and other state-of-the-art instruments.The candidate must be able to legally work in the United States; we are unable to provide sponsorship. Position requires candidate to be a US Person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (US Citizenship or Resident Alien Status) and defined by 8 USC 1101(a) (20).Job Type: Full-timePay: $75,000.00 - $125,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceAbility to commute/relocate: Lehigh Acres, FL: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Application Question(s): Do you have experience in FIB/TEM specimen preparation?Education: Doctorate (Required)Experience: S/TEM: 3 years (Required)Willingness to travel: 25% (Required)Work Location: One location

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