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The Molecular Cytology Core Facility (MCCF) at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is seeking an AFM (Atomic Force Microscopy) and Image Analysis Technician to support our daily operation through planning and execution of Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) experiments with members of research and clinical laboratories at MSKCC and the Tri-Institute. The MCCF owns and maintains an Asylum Research MFP-3D-BIO atomic force microscope in addition to state- of- the- art optical imaging systems, including Leica SP5 and SP8 confocal microscopes, Zeiss LSM880 with Airy Scan technology, several widefield microscopes, and digital slide scanners.
Assist in planning, preparation of samples and execution of AFM experiments for the scientists
Maintain, calibrate, and monitor the performance of the AFM
Actively promote the AFM technology and seek new users
Assist in post-acquisition processing and analysis of the data, writing macros and scripts for image acquisition, processing and analysis in software such as, MATLAB, FIJI/ImageJ, Imaris, etc.
Keep up breast with development of new algorithms for image processing and analysis
Actively participate in adopting technological improvements to specific user projects
Assisting users with statistical analyses
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Physics, Computer Science, Bio- or Chemical Engineering, or related sciences with experience with Matlab, Python, Java, etc.,
Experience with advanced Atomic Force Microscopy imaging and sample preparation is highly preferred, but training will be provided
Prior experience with image analysis of both optical microscopy and AFM images would be a significant plus
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