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Advert Date:   Monday, 21st November 2022
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Job Title:   Micro-CT Scanning Specialist
Organisation:   Natural History Museum
Salary:   £32,112 p.a.
Type:   Full-Time Position
Location:   London, England
Closing Date:   Friday, 9th December 2022
Job Ref No:   AMMSS
  Job Description
About the role
We are currently seeking a micro-CT specialist to join our world-class Imaging and Analysis Centre to assist in delivering expert technical advice and training in sample preparation, micro-CT scanning and data processing to users of the laboratory.

The micro-CT laboratory houses a Nikon XT H225 ST and a Zeiss Versa 520 CT scanner (both of which are equipped with sample autoloaders) as well as 9 bookable data processing workstations (which are remote accessible).The laboratory provides expert support to users in data capture and image-processing/analysis using a wide range of specialist software packages that the post holder will help support (Amira, Avizo, VG Studio-Max and Dragonfly ORS for data processing, segmentation, rendering etc. and ImageJ/FIJI for basic image processing). The laboratory serves the whole of the NHM’s research community of around 350 scientists and about 200 post-graduates. We also carry out work for Museum visitors and under contract for researchers from other institutions and for industry clients.

About you
• You will be familiar with Health and Safety management and the preparation of Risk Assessments and COSHH documentation.
• You will be able to demonstrate practical experience of micro-CT scanning and data processing in either biological, geological or palaeontological sciences.
• You will understand the underlying principles behind micro-CT scanning and be able to explain this to range of different users.
• You will have some experience of 1st-line maintenance of a micro-~CT scanner.
• You will have experience in working as part of a team and in working to deadlines.
• You will have good problem-solving skills and an ability to understand and correct the most common imaging artefacts.
• You will be able to train users in both data acquisition and the use of software packages.
• You will be able to host tours of the labs and explain the role of the laboratory and describe our research to visitors from a variety of different backgrounds.
• You will have experience in maintaining image databases.

About Us
We are a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre. We use the Museum's unique collections and our unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. We care for more than 80 million objects spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually and 16 million visits to our website.  

Today the Museum is more relevant and influential than ever. By attracting people from a range of backgrounds to work for us, we can continue to look at the world with fresh eyes and find new ways of doing things.

We employ 900 staff in a variety of roles, all united by our vision of a future where people and planet thrive. We need everyone to have the passion and drive to help us with our mission to create advocates for our planet and inspire millions to care about the natural world.

Diversity and inclusion matter to us.
Our vision is of a future where both people and the planet thrive. Diversity is one of our core values and we strive to build a workplace where everyone feels a sense of belonging. All new staff who join us learn about the importance of diversity and inclusion to the Museum and how to contribute to creating an inclusive environment.

We know we have more to do, but we are committed to ensuring that everyone who works at the Museum feels they can thrive and feel valued and respected.

Thriving at the Museum: the way we work
We are proud to work at the Museum and have identified the qualities we all need to embody to reach our shared ambition. This sits alongside the Museum’s values and forms the framework for the way we work.

What we offer
• 27.5 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (full time equivalent)
• Generous defined contribution Natural History Museum Pension Scheme (employer contribution 4 - 10%)
• Season ticket, bicycle and rental loan
• Life insurance
• Free admission to our exhibitions and many other paid exhibitions at museums, galleries and institutions across London and the UK.
• Staff discount at our Museum shops and cafes
• We offer a wide variety of training initiatives and opportunities to build skills. Investing in staff development is important to us, and we are ambitious about helping staff to grow and fulfil their potential.
• Affordable membership to the Civil Service Sports Council which offers a range of benefits including an extensive list of special offers and reduced entry fees at a selection of cinema chains, theme parks, theatres, retailers and supermarkets. It also provides entry to up to 300 English Heritage sites and other national treasures. For more details, visit
• Membership to our Sports and Social Association (for a small fee), which includes access to our in-house gym and clubs such as football, softball, table tennis and tennis and classes in Middle Eastern dance, yoga and Tai Chi
  Application Instructions
If that sounds like you, please apply online on the Natural History Museum’s careers portal, at

Closing date: 9am, Friday, 09 December 2022

Interviews expected: w/c 19th / 23rd of December

Salary: £32,112 per annum
Contact Name:   Ana-Maria Ghitescu
Contact Tel:     020 7942 5000
Contact Fax:  
Contact Email:
Address:   Cromwell Road, London.