Scientist - Image Analysis and Scientific Report Writing (Full Time - San Diego, CA)

NanoImaging Services

  • Industry
  • Research Scientist
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

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NanoImaging Services, Inc. (NIS) is an industry leader providing structural analysis and characterization services of biopharmaceuticals using electron microscopy and advanced image processing to over 200 Pharma and Biotech companies globally. We currently house 2 K3-equipped Titan Krios microscopes, 2 Glacios microscopes and 1 Tecnai T12 microscope in San Diego and the Greater Boston area.


We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented scientist interested in a dynamic commercial environment to join our talented team in San Diego, California.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluation and interpretation of images of samples acquired using electron microscopy
  • Conducting detailed analyses of images to describe structural characteristics of samples
  • Performing computational 2D and 3D image processing and tomographic reconstructions
  • Writing comprehensive reports detailing the findings from image analysis and processing
  • Reviewing scientific literature on samples to aid analyses and understanding of projects
  • Coordinating with the scientific team to ensure efficient progress toward client goals
  • Present ongoing analyses and results to clients and respond to feedback

A successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Bioengineering, Virology or a related area of the life sciences. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. A Ph.D. in these areas and/or experience in a field of microscopy is a plus; expertise in cryoEM single particle analysis and structure determination is a strong plus.

  • Excellent and demonstrable scientific writing and verbal communication skills in English
  • At least six months of job experience that includes image analysis and/or scientific writing
  • Interest in image analysis and characterization of a wide variety of nanoparticles and vaccine candidates
  • Ability to maintain rigorous attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills, while priorities and workloads are dynamically shifting
  • Demonstrated analytical and independent problem-solving abilities
  • User level knowledge of Mac OS X; experience with Unix/Linux is a plus
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

NIS is a growing company where you can become a part of a close-knit team with opportunities to advance 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

Education Requirement:
BS/BA or PhD
Years of Experience:
6 months
San Diego Site
4940 Carroll Canyon Rd, Ste 115
San Diego , CA 92121
Jessica Bruhn, PhD