Summer Internship Electron Microscopy Facility

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

Job Overview

Summer Internship Electron Microscopy Facility

Full Time (40 h/w)

Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria

€ 1.502 * gross/month with finished Bachelor’s degree – Position limited for 2 months between June and August

ISTA is growing. Grow with us!

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, life sciences & physical sciences. We strive to recruit passionate professionals from across the world over all fields who strive to support our goal of excellent research. Located within a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer multiple opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment. Get an insight!

Your responsibilities

The ISTA Electron Microscopy Facility supports the vibrant international scientific community at the institute, with state-of-the-art EM infrastructure. As intern in our team, you will support our scientists in carrying out their excellent research work.

  • To contribute to general core facility and infrastructure tasks, including routine facility checks, control of facility equipment
  • Assist in standard quality monitoring, performance checks (depending on applicant qualification)
  • Assist in sample preparation for EM and sample imaging by EM (depending on applicant qualification)
  • Optional: project-involvement in optimization of brain tissue preparation for electron microscopy observation (depending on applicant qualification)
  • Optional: project-involvement in optimization of Focus Ion Beam based approach for sample visualization in 3D. (depending on applicant qualification)

Your profile

  • Completed BSc or enrolled in MSc in Biology, Neuroscience or related field
  • Hands-on experiences with working in laboratory environment
  • Strong interest in Electron Microscopy techniques
  • Knowledge and interest in neuroscience is an advantage
  • High motivation to learn and to take over small project
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English (Institute language)

Your benefits

IST AustriaEducation & training

IST AustriaCafeteria

IST AustriaChildcare

IST AustriaFree shuttle bus

IST AustriaMultiple health offers

IST AustriaPension insurance

* This position comes with possible overpayment depending on education, qualification and work experience. ISTA processes your personal data in accordance with the law. For more information, please refer to ww

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