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Electron Microscope Technician II


This is work using standard procedures in electron microscopy.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Develops and coordinates electron miscroscopy projects.
  • Operates an electron microscope for teaching, research and consultative purposes.
  • Prepares specimens using established procedures.
  • Develops and prints photographs made with the electron microscope.
  • Prepares chemicals and solutions for use in the operation of the electron microscope.
  • Sections specimens.
  • Researches and develops specimen preparation techniques.
  • Assists in interpretation of results.

Education and Experience

A high school diploma and five years of appropriate experience; or certification by the Electron Microscopy Society of America and one year of appropriate post certification experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification



May supervise students and lower level technicians

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