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 www.ista.ac.at/data-protection.

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