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posted Aug 23, 2019
Research Assistant
The Wistar Institute – Philadelphia, PA

As a team member in an Imaging Core Facility at an NCI Basic Cancer Research Center, you will be responsible for a wide range of imaging modalities in support of cutting-edge cancer research and vaccine development. Your primary duties will be for training, assistance, and protocol development in pre-clinical, small animal imaging inside a small animal barrier facility using our Perkin Elmer IVIS Spectrum CT instrument, which is capable of 2D and 3D quantitative fluorescence, bioluminescence and microCT acquisition. In addition, collaboration with researchers to optimize their experimental protocols and assistance with post-imaging quantitative analysis and are a large part of the position. You will be responsible for maintaining, calibrating, optimizing imaging equipment, tracking equipment usage data and ordering and maintaining supplies for the IVIS imager.

All lab members are also cross-trained and available for assistance with standard widefield microscopes, confocal and 2-photon microscopy, as well as any other photographic equipment that might be needed. Our facility covers everything from portraits of cells to portraits of people and often requires creative approaches to scientific questions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in biological or physical sciences and at least 1 year of experience in a research environment
  • Experience assisting with small animals (primarily mice) in a barrier facility environment.
  • Familiarity with fluorescence microscopy and other imaging techniques
  • Ability to effectively interact with users at all levels of experience and knowledge
  • Genuine curiosity and ability to problem-solve
  • Strong computing skills are preferred
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task
  • Team player – strong desire to teach and learn

For more information and to apply, go to:
https://usr56.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/Wistar/Posting/View/1125

 

posted June 17, 2019
Scientific & Technical Photographer
Naval Medical Center – Portsmouth, VA

You will serve as a Scientific & Technical Photographer in the Education & Training Division of the Naval Medical Center. Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-10 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

  • Providing biomedical photography and videography services such as autopsy, intra-operative, gross specimen, microscopy, etc.;
  • Providing on-call 24 hour photographic services to clients;
  • Designing and modifying professional photography and videography equipment into configurations;
  • Monitoring and evaluating advances in biomedical photography, forensic imaging, professional video, production and digital media;
  • Operating digital darkroom hardware to process images, create prints, and perform color and white balance calibration;
  • Assisting patients before, during, and after photography or videography to help them feel comfortable with the process and develop a rapport;
  • Documenting clinical and surgical photography procedures; and
  • Videotaping medical procedures, events, training evolutions or staged performances to create visual information productions requested by the clients.

For more information and to apply, go to:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/536501700

 

posted Jun 4, 2019
Forensic Photographer
Dept. of Homeland Security – McLean, VA

As a Forensic Photographer, you will serve as a recognized technical specialist and authoritative consultant in photographic matters (laboratory and field operations) and in the establishment, development and application of special photographic investigative technologies. Produce all types of visual communications products using traditional visual artist tools and/or computer graphics and/or layout and spreadsheet software desktop systems to convey intended information for both electronic and printed media. Assignments include application of advanced photographic and visual art technology to investigations in terrorism and security matters, crime scene response, designing alerts and reports, and specialized forensic matters.

For more information and to apply, go to:
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/534494000

 

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