Negative Stain EM Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 08 Jul 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Negative Stain EN Scientist with a leading biotechnology company located in Cambridge, MA. Successful candidate will prepare negative-stain EM samples, collect EM data and, when required, train new users.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with different groups at Biogen to prepare negatively stained samples and collect EM data.
  • Train new users negative-stain EM grid preparation and data collection.
  • Provide support for sample preparation and data collection with a company cryo-electron microscope.
  • Prepare samples (freezing and clipping grids), help develop a system to track and maintain frozen and clipped grids for data collection.
  • Share responsibility with Biogen scientists for maintaining the company cryo-electron microscope (beam alignment, calibration, cryo-cycling, etc).
  • Help scientists to troubleshoot and solve technical problems.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS, MS or PhD in Biophysics, Protein Biochemistry or related discipline.
  • Relevant experience in a negative stain EM or cryo-EM lab is required.
  • Must be a great team player with strong communication skills.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Zachary Hines at (+1) 215-531-6914 or

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