University of Dundee

Technician (in Light Microscopy)

NMR Spectroscopy & Imaging Facility
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Closing Date: 
Friday, January 19, 2018
Grade 5 (£21,585 - £24,983)

The University of Dundee’s Imaging Facility in the School of Life Sciences is a world-renowned imaging facility operating leading-edge technology and accessed by research staff within the School of Life Sciences, the wider University and national and international collaborators. The Imaging Facility is recruiting a Light Microscopy Technician for 6 months to provide support in the day to day running of the facility.

This post provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic team player with a keen interest in biological imaging and experience in fluorescence microscopy. Experience in sample preparation for light microscopy and an understanding/experience of lab management would be an advantage. The position offers excellent opportunities to develop skills and experience in a leading Core Imaging Facility.

The post is available for 6 months.


• Experience using light microscopy and digital imaging, preferably in a biological or biomedical setting
• Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a relevant subject
• Experience with Microsoft Office


• Experience teaching or training postgraduate and/or postdoctoral staff, ideally in microscopy-related tecnhnique
• Experience with sample preparation for Light and/or Electron Microscopy
• Experience with general lab management/organisation

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr Sam Swift, Director of Dundee Imaging Facility (

How to apply:

To apply on-line click here.

The University of Dundee is a diverse community and is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment.  We have family friendly policies (including flexible working and childcare vouchers), staff groups for LGBT and BME; and prayer room facilities.

The University of Dundee has received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award ( which recognises the promotion of gender equality and has made further commitment to advancing inclusive culture which supports and encourages all under-represented groups.

The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096.