INSTITUTION Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
CITY Wroclaw
POSITION Electron Microscopy technician at Division of Nanomaterials Chemistry and Catalysis
POSTED March 20, 2017
EXPIRES when filled
KEY WORDS technician, electron microscopy, SEM and TEM operation and maintenance

DESCRIPTION (field, expectations, comments):

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Operation and maintenance of scanning and transmission electron microscopes and ancillary equipment.
  • Training and support for users in microscope operation and sample preparation.
  • Participation in scientific projects and handling requests from customers.

Job requirements: 

  • Graduate (B.Sc is a minimum) in physics, material science, chemistry, or similar discipline.
  • Experience in operation of SEM and X-ray microanalysis (EDS). Knowledge of EBSD and TEM techniques will be an adventage.
  • Good written and oral skills in English.

Our offer:

  • Working in professional and friendly team with high-level scientific research.
  • Employment on full time basis

The required documents:

  • Motivation letter*;
  • Copies of documents confirming higher education and professional qualifications;
  • Curriculum Vitae;

Candidates are requested to e-mail the required applicant documents as pdf files, attached to a single e-mail, to  or to send by post to Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, ul. Okólna 2, 50-422 Wroclaw, Poland with a note “Application for Electron Microscopy technician”.

For further information, all interested persons are encouraged to contact Prof. L. Kepinski (, or tel. +48 713954155)

*Candidates are kindly asked to include the following expression: “I agree for processing my personal data enclosed in my documents for the needs necessary of the recruitment (according to the bill from September 29, 1997 about the protection of personal details (Dz. U. Nr 133, poz. 883 with later changes)”.