The Johns Hopkins University invites applications for Director of the Integrated Imaging Center (IIC) Facility located at the Homewood campus. This is a full-time, salaried staff position (with option as untenured research faculty), supported by the School of Arts and Science (KSAS) and the Whiting School of Engineering (WSE). The Integrated Imaging Center Facility houses instrumentation serving the diverse research interests of Johns Hopkins University. Equipment and capabilities of the facility include fluorescence confocal microscopy, light-sheet microscopy, conventional electron and cryo-electron microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, flow cytometry/cell sorting; and 3D Bioprinting. The IIC serves ~150 labs across Hopkins and neighbouring universities with instrumentation totalling ~$12.5 million.
The Director will manage and grow the IIC as follows:
Supervise 3-4 staff members
Assist and coordinate activities with research labs
Coordinate and write grants with faculty input for new equipment
Oversee new equipment procurement
Administer the IIC budget, including user fees and maintenance contracts
Manage instrument maintenance and repair
Develop standards and practices for safe and ethical use of shared equipment
Direct and provide training on instrument operations
Direct periodic technical workshops on recent advances
Provide consultation on experimental design
Advertise and publicize IIC capabilities
Pursue optional collaborative or independent research on imaging technologies
The successful candidate should have a PhD degree, a minimum of 3 years of postdoctoral experience or equivalent in biological imaging and technical areas of microscopy, and strong people management and communication skills.
Candidates should include a cover letter describing their principal expertise and accomplishments, a complete resume, and the names and contact information for at least three references.
Internal Number: A-78965-3
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.