Careers

NIS is the global leader in providing comprehensive structural characterization of biopharmaceuticals by cryoEM and microED. We are uniquely positioned to support the research and development pipeline of our clients with a dedicated suite of in-house microscopes housed at locations in both San Diego and the Greater Boston Area.  NIS is rapidly expanding operations in the US and will have ongoing recruitment in all areas of the business. 

In joining NIS, you will become a key member of a highly talented and dedicated team pushing the boundaries in structural biology to:


  • deliver exceptional value to our clients
  • drive adoption of high value biophysical techniques
  • enable expanded structural support for the most challenging of targets in drug discovery


For specific positions, please use the recruiting emails listed for each position below. 
​Laboratory Technician (Full time – San Diego, CA) 


NanoImaging Services is the global leader in cryo transmission electron microscopy services. Our services are designed to meet the specific imaging, analysis and documentation requirements of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and nanotechnology industries. 


NIS is unique in its capability of providing high resolution protein structure determination services by the Nobel-prizing winning CryoEM method using advanced in-house microscopes, including the Titan Krios and Glacios microscopes equipped with direct electron detectors. 


To support and expand the enablement of the most challenging of targets in drug discovery, development, and delivery, we are looking for an exceptionally talented laboratory technician at our location in San Diego, CA to join our Lab Operations team and support our growing fleet of state-of-the-art analytical and vitrification tools. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 


●Receiving and intaking client samples and packages


●Responsible for maintaining and ordering Wet Lab supplies


●Executing both routine and specialized experiments on Refeyn


●Preparation of various samples for multiple applications


●Packing and transferring samples between internal sites and external clients with guidance from the various team leads


●Closely collaborating with other team members to ensure that projects are completed within demanding deadlines and to the highest quality possible


●Maintaining accurate records and performing data entry of experiments, projects, and other sample related information.


●Organizing, monitoring and maintains lab spaces and equipment, including client samples, general lab supplies, and microscopy specific lab supplies



A successful candidate must have the following qualifications: 


●A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Bioengineering or a related area in life sciences 


●At least one year of laboratory experience


●Be comfortable handling technically advanced and sensitive equipment 


●Be comfortable carrying out complicated assignments and working with delicate materials 


●Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new operating systems and advanced software 


●Willingness and ability to learn quickly and adapt to changes


●Be self-motivated and have excellent oral and written English communication skills


●Be able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment 


●Be able to follow verbal and written instructions with careful attention to detail



The following qualifications would be considered a plus: 


●Previous experience in investigating biological specimens


●Previous experience in operating highly technical scientific instruments 


●Previous experience in the preparation of negatively stained and/or vitrified specimen grids for TEM 



NIS is a growing company that offers the opportunity to become a part of a close-knit team where you can advance within and develop professionally.


Interested individuals are encouraged to send a resume, with a cover letter, containing information on their education, employment history, a minimum of three references, and any other relevant achievements related to the above skills to recruiting@nimgs.com.
​Senior Scientist at our Woburn, MA location.
(Submit application materials to: woburn@nanoimagingservices.com)


Nanoimaging Services is the global leader in cryo transmission electron microscopy services. Our services are designed to meet the specific imaging, analysis and documentation requirements of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and nanotechnology industries. 


NIS is unique in its capability of providing high resolution protein structure determination services by the CryoEM method using advanced in-house microscopes. We work with a broad client base through access modes that include fee-for-service, bulk microscope access and training-centered partnership programs to deliver best-in-class results for drug discovery and development.


In joining NIS, you will become a key member of a highly talented, dedicated team of scientists pushing boundaries in structural biology:
  • to deliver exceptional value to our clients
  • to drive CryoEM adoption
  • to enable expanded structural support for the most challenging of targets in drug discovery and development


To support our expansion and our mission to provide ongoing excellence in CryoEM, we are seeking applicants for a Senior Scientist position at our Woburn, MA location.


Interested individuals are encouraged to send a resume, with a cover letter, containing information on their education, employment history, a minimum of three references, and any other relevant achievements to woburn@nanoimagingservices.com


Job description: 


Responsibilities include but are not limited to


- Develop project specific workflows to address clients’ goals and implement them in collaboration with other team members
- Reviewing scientific literature on samples to aid analyses and understanding of projects
- Electron microscopy data analysis and processing up to 3D reconstructions
- Model building and refinement 
- Writing comprehensive reports detailing the findings from image analysis and processing
- Present ongoing analyses and results to clients and respond to feedback

 Minimum experience

- PhD or analog in Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biology or a related area of life sciences
- A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in cryoEM analysis of biological molecules;
- Experience in single particle analysis and high resolution cryoEM structure determination
- Experience in model building and refinement
- Ability to maintain rigorous attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
- Ability to work and communicate with colleagues at all levels;
- Ability to work on multiple challenging tasks in a rapidly paced environment
​Electron Microscopist (Full Time - San Diego, CA)

(Submit application materials to: recruiting@nimgs.com)


NanoImaging Services, Inc. (NIS) is an industry leader in providing structural analysis and characterization of biopharmaceuticals using transmission electron microscopy (negative stain TEM and cryoTEM) and advanced image processing. We are seeking an energetic, innovative, and detail-oriented individual to join our talented team in this exciting and rapidly expanding field of research at our client facilities located in San Diego, California.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing samples for imaging in an electron microscope
  • Troubleshooting and optimization of problematic samples for EM
  • Receiving and intaking client samples 
  • Collecting data on an electron microscope using a highly automated data acquisition pipeline
  • Evaluating data/digital electron micrographs as they are collected to ensure high quality and that client specifications are met
  • Analyzing and solving problems with the microscopes efficiently and quickly to ensure minimal down time
  • Closely collaborating with other team members to ensure that projects are completed within demanding deadlines and to the highest quality possible
  • Maintaining accurate records and performing data entry of experiments, projects, and other sample related information.
  • Organizing, monitoring and maintaining lab spaces and equipment, including client samples, general lab supplies, and microscopy specific lab supplies
  • Occasional data collection on weekends and remote monitoring of data collection during off hours
  • Assisting in onboarding of new team members


A successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Bioengineering or a related area in life sciences
  • At least one year of laboratory experience
  • An interest in imaging and structural characterization of biological nanoparticles
  • Be comfortable handling technically advanced and sensitive equipment
  • Be comfortable carrying out complicated assignments and working with delicate materials
  • Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new operating systems and advanced software
  • Willingness and ability to learn quickly and adapt to changes
  • Be self-motivated and have excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Be able to follow verbal and written instructions with careful attention to detail


The following qualifications would be considered a plus:

  • Previous experience in investigating biological specimens, particularly small particle analysis
  • Previous experience in operating highly technical scientific instruments
  • Previous experience in the preparation of negatively stained and/or vitrified specimen grids for TEM
  • Experience in crystallography, transmission electron microscopy or light microscopy


NIS is a growing company that offers the opportunity to become a part of a close-knit team where you can advance within and develop professionally. Interested individuals are encouraged to send a resume, with a cover letter, containing information on their education, employment history, a minimum of three references, and any other relevant achievements related to the above skills to recruiting@nimgs.com.


We are always looking for new talent to join our team. If you do not see a vacancy suited to your talents, but are keenly interested in joining our mission, please send a speculative application with detailed cover letter to recruiting@nimgs.com

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