Core Manager of Optical Imaging Facility

Paula Muccini muccini at
Wed Aug 2 14:53:37 EST 2000

Paula A. Muccini
Employment & Immigration Manager
The Center for Blood Research
800 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02115

Phone:  (617)278-3431
Fax:    (617)278-3416
E-Mail:  muccini at

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Core Manager of Optical Imaging Facility

The Center for Blood Research, a Harvard Medical School affiliated research
institute, seeks a full time Core Manager of a multi-photon/confocal microscopy,
cell sorting and flow cytometry facility.  Take charge of operating our state-of-the-art
facility which is currently under construction as a multi-user facility.  You will be
responsible for the operation and maintenance of all major facility equipment which
includes a custom-modified BioRad Radiance 2000MP confocal microscopy system with
SpectraPhysics Ti/S laser and two Olympus
microscopes, a Coulter Epics cell sorter and a Beckton Dickinson FACScan flow
cytometer. Initial in-depth training will be provided by the manufacturerers and
internal specialists.  You will also provide expert service, support and training to
CBR scientists as it relates to the execution of experiments that utilize the facility.

Minimally a BS, MS or equivalent degree is required.  Experience in at least one
of the following areas is strongly preferred:  immunofluorence microscopy; multi-color
flow cytometry; sterile cell sorting; intravital microscopy and mammalian tissue
culture techniques.  The successful candidate should have strong computer skills
including knowledge of Windows NT, Macintosh and image
analysis/processing.  Experience in the setup, use and maintenance of laser
technology is a plus.  Excellent communication skills, a desire to provide
competent support to facility users with multiple research interests and diverse
backgrounds as well as previous management, supervisory experience
preferred.  EOE

We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefit package.  Please send a
letter of interest, resume, references and salary requirements to:

Human Resources
The Center for Blood Research
800 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA  02115
Job Code:  CORE

FAX:  617-278-3416

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