- 1 Open Positions
- 1.1 Microscopist(100%), in Dresden
- 1.2 Coordinator of Microscopy Unit, in Münster
- 1.3 Head of the Central Light Microscopy Facility, in Heidelberg
- 1.4 Scientist / IT Engineer - Image Analysis in LM & EM, in Heidelberg
- 1.5 Scientist, in Frankfurt
- 1.6 Postdoctoral fellow in microscopy, in Munich
- 1.7 Microscopists/Project Manager (100%), in Freiburg
- 1.8 Permanent BioImaging/BioInformatics position available, in Berlin
- 1.9 Scientist / Application Engineer / Physicist, in Tübingen
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Microscopist(100%), in Dresden
published on 15 June 2017
The Experimental Center at the University of Technology in Dresden (TUD) is seeking a Light Microscopy Specialist (100%) for the Core Facility Cellular Imaging (CFCI). The position is immediately available and will be offered for one year. The CFCI is equipped with 5 widefield and two confocal laser scanning microscopes and a spinning disk system. The central facility provides service and expertise for all research groups of the Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus. The candidate is expected to maintain the systems and to give technical advice to the users.
- Degree (Master, Diploma or higher) in life sciences (biology/physics/optics or other natural or life sciences)
- Experience in basic as well as advanced light microscopy techniques
- High degree of motivation, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to
interact with users from different research groups
- verbal and written communication skills in English
Coordinator of Microscopy Unit, in Münster
published on 12 June 2017
Within the framework of the local Cluster of Excellence 'Cells in Motion – CiM' we are seeking an ambitious and service-oriented scientist with excellent organizational and communicational skills to coordinate the microscopy unit of a university-wide imaging network. The position will initially be for 3 years with the possibility of permanency upon positive evaluation.
Further Information: http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/616749-coordinator-of-microscopy-unit
Head of the Central Light Microscopy Facility, in Heidelberg
published on 1 June 2017
The Max Planck Institute for Medical Research invites applications of scientists for the postition of Head of the Central Light Microscopy Facility. The successful candidate is expected to contribute scientific and technical expertise in optical microscopy, especially related to advanced imaging systems. He/she will support colleagues in executing microscopy tasks including data acquisition and analysis. He/she will also be responsible for the selection and support of microscopy hardware and software. The starting date of the position is October 2017 or a later agreed-upon date. The position will be initially for two years, but the possibility to transfer it into a permanent position exists. The candidate should have a PhD in a natural sciences discipline or a comparable qualification.
Further Information: https://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/jobs/616749-coordinator-of-microscopy-unit
Scientist / IT Engineer - Image Analysis in LM & EM, in Heidelberg
published on 1 June 2017
The Centre for Molecular and Cellular Imaging (CMCI) at the EMBL supports projects on biological imaging at EMBL at different scales of biological organization, from the atom to the organism. The core mission of the Centre is to provide support in image analysis of light and electron microscopy data. Therefore the CMCI is searching for a scientist with strong background in computational image data analysis and extensive experience in applications to biological questions.
Scientist, in Frankfurt
published on 05 April 2017
The Max Planck Institute for Brain Research is a research institute focused on understanding the brain. Researchers from various disciplines (e.g. biology, physics, mathematics, engineering) work together on this challenging and exciting topic in our modern research building at the Campus Riedberg. The state-of-the-art imaging facility strongly supports the scientists in our institute with high expertise and the latest equipment providing various types of modern microscopes and optical methods. In addition to our support of the ongoing scientific work at our institute, we are developing and implementing cutting-edge tools in the areas of optics and microscopy to advance the research be-yond what is currently possible. For the support of the imaging facility, we are looking for a
The following requirements should be fulfilled:
- Degree (Masters, Diploma or higher) in physics or life sciences
- Excellent knowledge of principles and methods of optics and microscopy (including fluorescence, confocal microscopy, contrast enhancing methods for transmission microscopy, proper-ties of light sources and detectors)
- Longterm experience with commercial microscopes, in particular with confocal laserscanning microscopes
- Experience in designing, implementing and maintaining optical systems
- Experience in characterizing optical system and microscopes as well as carrying out quality control on microscopes
- Experience with data analysis (in particular image analysis) in a programming language (ideally Matlab)
- Experience with software for image processing (e.g. ImageJ, Imaris, Arivis, Amira)
- Fluent in English and German
- High degree of motivation and self-reliance combined with excellent organizational and team work skills
The following additional qualifications are welcome:
- PhD in physics or life sciences
- Experience with biological research, ideally in the field of neuroscience
- Experience in working in an imaging facility
- Experience in working with two-photon excited fluorescence and / or harmonic generation and/or superresolution microscopes and/or biological samples (cell culture, brain slices, in vivo experiments)
- Experience with additional physiological techniques (e.g. patch clamp recordings)
- Knowledge of electronics, e.g. for device control
Further Information: http://brain.mpg.de/jobs/routes-into-mpibr/current-vacancies/services/scientist.html
Postdoctoral fellow in microscopy, in Munich
published on 21 March 2017
The Chair of Biological Imaging (CBI) at the Technical University of Munich and the Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging (IBMI) of the Helmholtz Zentrum München in Munich, Germany are seeking a highly qualified and motivated Postdoctoral fellow in microscopy (f/m). Fueled by a novel ERC award, the successful candidate will make seminal contributions within an innovative microscopy program which combines optical and optoacoustic methods with microfluidic approaches for next-generation biological sensing.
A successful applicant should have:
- High motivation, scientific curiosity and commitment to scientific excellence
- University degree with a Ph.D in physics, engineering or a related field.
- Documented excellence in studies (high cumulative bachelor’s and Master’s grades, scientific publications)
- Experience in at least one of optics, lasers, microscopy, microfluidics or cell sensing areas.
- Programming skills in MATLAB / Labview for device control and synchronization
- Team player skills and enthusiasm to work in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment
- Excellent command of the English language
Microscopists/Project Manager (100%), in Freiburg
published on 15 February 2017
The Life Imaging Center (LIC) at the Albert-Ludwigs-University (ALU) in Freiburg is seeking a Microscopists/Project Manager (100%) for the Microscopy and Image Analysis Platform Freiburg (MIAP-Freiburg). MIAP-Freiburg is funded by the DFG call for “Core facilities” with the aim to connect and foster microscopy and image analysis resources in Freiburg at the ALU, the University Clinic, the Max-Planck Institut for Immunbiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques. Facilities in the Tri-national Biovalley Rhine area (Basel, Strasburg) will be integrated, too. Required qualifications:
- Master (Ms.Sc.) and preferably a doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in biology/physics/optics or other natural or life sciences areas
- Experience in basic as well as advanced light microscopy techniques
- Proactive team players with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and who enjoy working with and connecting people from different scientific areas
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Further Information: MIAP_Freiburg_Project_manager-Microscopist.pdf
Permanent BioImaging/BioInformatics position available, in Berlin
published on 31 January 2017
The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) has opened a new permanent BioImaging/BioInformatics-related position.
Further Information (in German language): http://www.bfr.bund.de/cm/343/kennziffer-1625-2017.pdf
Scientist / Application Engineer / Physicist, in Tübingen
published on 9 January 2017
To strengthen our Microscopy Unit at the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research in Tübingen, Germany, (http://www.hih-tuebingen.de/cn/) we are seeking a Scientist / Application Engineer / Physicist.
We are looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented individual to work closely together with biologists on different types of microscopes (2photon-, fluorescence-, laser scanning-microscopes). Projects in the group include e.g. long-term intravital and slice culture imaging experiments and characterisation of newly developed fluorophores. Responsibilities of the position include the maintenance, user training and continued development of our microscope setups as well as support in image analysis. The applicant is expected to have experience in techniques using light and fluorescent microscopy, image analysis and will need to have or develop an excellent understanding of 2-photon microscopy. To fill this position, competence in optics, microscopy and image analysis is essential. Preference will be given to applicants with programming/scripting skills and/or a (neuro-)biological background.
The position is initially for two years but can be extended into a permanent staff fellow position. Interested applicants should send a CV as soon as possible (preferentially until Jan 31, 2017) by e-mail to Dr. Angelos Skodras (email@example.com) or Prof. Mathias Jucker (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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