Staff scientist at UNC-Chapel Hill: Microscopist / Optics engineer | University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Date Posted: 
Monday, November 5, 2018
Position Location: 
Chapel Hill, NC
Job Description: 

We are looking for a person with a strong background in microscopy and/or optical engineering to develop new microscopes for live cell imaging. The Hahn lab designs proteins and small molecules to visualize and control signaling (see and is now working closely with engineering and computational biology groups to engineer new microscopes and harness capabilities of novel proteins and dyes (eg Legant, Superfine, Elston groups at UNC). You will assemble and focus on microscopes with diverse capabilities, including extensions of single particle tracking, PALM/STORM, SIM-TIRF, lattice light sheet and spin TIRF. In addition to optics, experience in tissue culture, biosensors/optogenetics, or cell biology would be a plus. The candidate should be familiar with at least one of the following programming languages: MATLAB, LabVIEW, Python, Java, R, etc.  Experience with Metamorph and Micromanager/ImageJ. A PhD is preferred and a minimum of a bachelor’s degree with relevant experience is required. Please send your CV and cover letter s to Klaus Hahn,


Please send your CV and a letter describing your goals and interests to Klaus Hahn,