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Postdoc Position in the IGB Core

Postdoctoral Position Available Immediately in the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology Core Facility

The Core Facilities at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is looking for a postdoctoral research associate to train graduate students to use state-of-the-art optical microscopes such as slide scanners, Light sheet microscopes, confocal, a STED microscope and a MINFLUX microscope. This position will also be able to gain experience working with scanning probe microscopy, Raman microscopy, and X-Ray CT imaging.

This position comes with a generous salary and benefits.  The successful candidate should be able to provide expertise in fluorescence labeling for widefield, confocal, STED, MINFLUX, and sequential FISH labeling.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. or have successfully defended their thesis prior to starting the position.

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Glenn Fried ( with a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference.  The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.   Visiting for additional information.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world-class and highly collaborative public research institute located in idyllic Urbana, Illinois.  We have all the amenities of a thriving college town paired with a low cost of living and a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere.  Urbana is a 2-hour drive from Chicago and a 3-hour drive from St. Louis.