Imaging Specialist- University of Virginia

Posted 6/28/2018

A staff research position for an imaging specialist is available in the Parichy lab at University of Virginia. The laboratory focuses on cellular interactions and morphogenetic behaviorss, with particular emphasis on post-embryonic neural crest derivatives including pigment cells.

The successful applicant will contribute to on-going studies, will have opportunities to design and pursue new projects, and will oversee microscopy and imaging infrastructure.

The laboratory is equipped with several instruments for high resolution imaging including:

  • Zeiss LSM 880 multi-photon laser scanning microscope with Fast Airyscan for super-resolution time-lapse
  • Zeiss LSM 800 laser scanning microscope with Airyscan for super-resolution 
  • Zeiss AxioObserver with Yokogawa spinning disk 
  • Zeiss AxioObserver for wide-field fluorescence and micro manipulation  
  • Zeiss AvioZoom v16 with Apotome 2 for structured illumination 
  • microscopes and stereomicroscopes for routine imaging and analysis

Examples of recent work include:

Applicants should submit the following to Dr. David Parichy (

  • CV
  • contact information for three references
  • brief description of interests, experience and career goals
Last Updated 06/28/2018