Physics, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-Physics-RSALIS [#12301]
Position Title: Research Scientist in the Advanced Light Imaging and Spectroscopy Facility at Duke University
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Optical Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Biological Physics
Appl Deadline:2018/11/09 finished (2018/10/08, finished 2019/05/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The newly established Advanced Light Imaging and Spectroscopy Facility (ALIS) at Duke University ( is accepting applications for a Research Scientist position. The facility operates and develops cutting-edge instrumentation, which currently includes a lattice light-sheet microscope, a deep-tissue serial sectioning microscope, and a multimodal pump-probe microscope. The responsibilities of the Research Scientist includes but is not limited to instrument operation, scheduling, maintenance, user training, and advising users on image and data analyses tasks. Furthermore, the scientist works with the facility director and research groups to develop new and adapt existing instruments to advance their capabilities.

The successful candidate needs to have a masters or doctoral degree in an optics-related field (such as Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Engineering). Experience in optical microscopy is required, as is a working knowledge in image data acquisition. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: biological sample handling, image analysis, computer programming, femtosecond lasers, or nonlinear optics. We require the candidate to have strong communication and analytical skills, to be self-motivated, and be able to work independently and within a multi-disciplinary environment. Interested applicants should provide a curriculum vitae, list of publications, description of research interests, and names of three references to the facility director (Prof. Martin Fischer,

Duke is committed to encouraging and sustaining work and learning environments that are free from harassment and prohibited discrimination. Duke prohibits discrimination and harassment in the administration of both its employment and educational policies. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Further Info:
Duke University
Physics Department
Box 90305
Durham, NC 27708

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