Microscopy job in Manchester

Senior Experimental Officer (Bioimaging / Image Analysis) The University of Manchester, UK

The University of Manchester Bioimaging Core Facility is recruiting an image processing/analysis Senior Experimental Officer. This position is initially for 2 years, but with a view to becoming a permanent position. Manchester is a great place to live and work and you’ll be part of a team supporting over 20 microscope systems and 200 PIs. We run a mix of commercial, open source and bespoke software and the successful candidate would be responsible for developing, applying and teaching these tools to the Facility users. You don’t need to be from an academic background, we’d be very keen to recruit someone currently working within the commercial side of image analysis and a PhD is not essential – we’re looking for the right person not the right qualifications.

Due to the demand for advanced image processing and data analysis, a new position has been created to support the users of the Bioimaging Facility in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health.

You will work as part of the Bioimaging team, led by Dr Peter March, but you will be responsible for developing the image processing capabilities of the Facility. Combining both commercial packages and your own bespoke scripted solutions you will provide analysis pipelines to support users who have acquired large multi-dimensional datasets using the Bioimaging Facility microscopes. You will have multiple projects to manage simultaneously and so excellent project management skills are also required.

You will have completed a PhD in science, mathematics, computer science or a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience. A knowledge of cell biology is not essential, but you must have proven experience in developing analysis pipelines and the ability to write custom scripts. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also required.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Peter March

Email: P.March@amcnhester.ac.uk Tel: 0044 161 275 1571 or 0044 7747 118 447

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Closing date: 30/01/2020

Salary: £41,526 to £51,034 per annum according to relevant experience.

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: Biology, Medicine & Health

Hours per week: Full time

Contract Duration: From January 2020 until 31 December 2022 Job reference: BM&H-14959

Microscopy facility job in Hungary

Dear Colleagues!

I would like to draw your attention to the open position at the Hungarian Center of Excellence for Molecular Medicine.

Best wishes,

Jozsef

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Advanced Core Facilities at HCEMM

High-quality molecular medicine-oriented research activities at the Hungarian Center of Excellence for Molecular Medicine (HCEMM) are supported by a matrix of advanced core facilities (ACFs). In the premises of the Hungarian Research Institutions, three ACFs are currently being set-up:

  • Functional Cell Biology and Immunology ACF (University of Szeged)
  • In vivo Imaging ACF (Semmelweis University, Budapest)
  • Single-Cell Omics ACF (Biological Research Center, Szeged)

The Call

The Project Steering Committee of the HCEMM project hereby announces a call for excellent, professional “Heads of Advanced Core Facilities”.

We are searching for Heads for each of the above ACFs who operate, manage, supervise, and develop the respective HCEMM AFC. We seek dynamic and interactive individuals with an excellent professional track record and demonstrated experience and interest in organizing and spearheading the ACF.

HCEMM is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive working conditions and benefits appropriate to a molecular medicine research organization. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

An initial contract of 5 years will be offered to the successful candidates; this is foreseen to be extended to a maximum of 9 years, subject to an external, independent, international review. Successful candidates will receive an attractive remuneration package and an opportunity to recruit two technicians for each ACF. Importantly, the selected ACF Heads will be constantly helped and trained by heads and managers of the state-of-the-art system of Core Facilities at EMBL.

Technical notes

Please visit https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.hcemm.eu&data=02%7C01%7Csylvie.le.guyader%40KI.SE%7C096431407c66429c33c408d77ed8c1e5%7Cbff7eef1cf4b4f32be3da1dda043c05d%7C0%7C0%7C637117341763082188&sdata=AWRzMmDqkw%2B6Qtuctsvw1qmenkmrhiOUEoijTilFKFs%3D&reserved=0 for more details related to HCEMM (Synopsis of HCEMM), to the positions (Description of positions) and to the ACFs (Technical description of the ACFs) as well as the Evaluation process & Criteria.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a detailed presentation of the professional experience, and a concise description of research interest and plans, all edited as a single PDF file, to career@hcemm.eu by January 17, 2020. Please also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be also emailed to career@hcemm.eu by the same deadline.

József Maléth M.D., Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, Research associate

MTA-SZTE Momentum Epithel Cell Signalling and Secretion Research Group University of Szeged, First Department of Medicine Koranyi alley 8-10, Szeged, H-6720, Hungary

Tel: +36-62-545-201

Cell: +36-70-4166500

E-mail: jozsefmaleth1@gmail.com;

maleth.jozsef@med.u-szeged.hu

Loads of microscopy jobs in Europe and even one at KI! :)

Good luck everyone who applies!

1- microscopy postdoc job at KI

I want to draw your attention to a current announcement from us about microscopy oriented post-doc positions. See more details here.

We are looking for qualified post-doc/s (1 or 2) for both:

* Technically-oriented tasks. Mainly related to fast fluorescence imaging techniques for fast 3D imaging in living animals.

* Data processing tasks. Mainly related to advanced image processing of data from fast 3D imaging in living animals.

Martin Köhler, PhD

The Rolf Luft Research Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology

2- job in a company in Switzerland

We at Nanolive have a new job posting for an R&D Biologist/Image Analysis expert based out of our offices on Lake Geneva, Switzerland.   Do you enjoy creating custom macros or scripts and have experience with ImageJ and Cell Profiler?  Are you an expert in Live Cell Imaging and looking for a new challenge with a cutting edge technique?

Nanolive, a growing scale-up company situated at EPFL Innovation Park but moving soon to the Lake Geneva Park in Tolochenaz, has developed a disruptive technology that, for the first time ever, allows users to explore a living cell in 3D without damaging it. To support its growth, Nanolive is looking for strengthening its application portfolio and its microscopes usability with a highly motivated and outstanding Biologist with experience in ImageJ and CellProfiler.

What we are looking for:

This position is ideal for a self-motivated, enthusiastic, independent, result oriented individual. Enjoy the benefits of working in a fast-growing start-up company where your efforts play a key role in the quality and success of the 3D Cell Explorer (CX).

If so, please apply here.

Paul Carman, Nanolive SA

3- A rare job as the manager of the excellent Nikon Imaging Center in London

We are hiring a new manager for the Nikon Imaging Centre@King’s College London. Further information is below and application info is here.

Nikon Imaging Centre Manager

Research Platforms, within the Research Management & Innovation Directorate at King’s College London is seeking to appoint a full-time staff member to manage the Nikon Imaging Centre (NIC).

The NIC is a world-class light microscopy facility on Guy’s Hospital Campus of King’s College London. The NIC houses a large number of state-of-the-art imaging equipment including confocal, super-resolution and multiphoton microscopes. The role holder will be responsible for the management, support and future development of the NIC with ongoing training and consultation with both King’s College London and Nikon staff. This includes providing expert guidance in experimental design and implementation, training for the users of the NIC and managing other NIC staff members.

There will also be opportunities for the post holder to contribute actively to research both individually and in collaboration with academic staff. We are looking for scientists with a special interest in the field of application of microscopy to study biomedicine. A PhD in the field of cell biology and/or microscopy, and extensive experience in the use of multiple forms of imaging methods and image analysis are essential. Previous experience of working within a core microscopy facility is also highly desirable.

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract.This is a full-time post – 100% full time equivalent.The selection process will include a panel interview.

Grade and Salary :            The salary will be paid at Grade 7, £46,292 to £54,534 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.          Job ID :  023306

Post Date :          08-Nov-2019      Close Date :        01-Dec-2019

Professor Maddy Parsons: maddy.parsons@kcl.ac.uk

4- and a microscopy specialist in Berlin

Light microscopy specialist, Advanced Light Microscopy Technology Platform, MDC; Berlin, Germany

 

A microscopy job in Portugal

This is an ad to a job as facility manager in Braga, Portugal. 🙂

Microscopy job in beautiful Singapore!

Anyone feeling like working in Singapore? Here is your chance! 😁

Lots of microscopy jobs around pre-Brexit Europe! :D

In the UK

I am looking for a junior scientist to develop light sheet microscopy in combination with probes to monitor cell signalling in 3D cultures, optogenetics to seed cancer causing mutations and modelling techniques to study events in early steps in oncogenesis.

The project is highly interdisciplinary but I would like to find someone who is strong on the microscopy developments.

The advert is published at the following link: https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/22329/

And a general description of the project here: https://oncolive.online/

Cheers,

Alessandro

MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge Hutchison/MRC Research Centre Box 197, Biomedical Campus Cambridge, United Kingdom CB2 0XZ

https://quantitative-biology.org

In Finland

Two Research Managers in Biological and Medical Imaging for a fixed period employment at Turku Bioimaging.

Our organization

Turku Bioimaging is a research organization to employ and promote the strengths of both biological and medical imaging in the Turku region. The organization was established in 2007 and now University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University have agreed to reinforce Turku Bioimaging by strategic recruitments. The organization and its team are internationally renowned with many important national and international tasks related to coordination and promotion of imaging science. Please read more about us here: https://www.bioimaging.fi/ We are now looking for two talented persons for the positions of Research Manager. One of them will be for the field of Medical Imaging with the base location at Turku PET Centre. The other will be for the field of Biological Imaging with the base location at Turku Bioscience. https://bioscience.fi/ Positions are for a fixed period of one year, with a likely continuation for a 2-years-prolongation. After three years, the positions will be evaluated for a possible long-term continuation. Starting date is October 1, 2019 and there is a trial period of six months.

Job description

The task of the Research Manager is to support the research activities in the field of Biological/Medical Imaging within the Turku Bioimaging. The responsibilities will involve participation in the application processes and preparing applications especially for different EU funding opportunities. The tasks will also involve strengthening the roles of Turku Bioimaging in Euro-Bioimaging status as well reinforcing the position of Turku Bioimaging in Finnish roadmap for research infrastructures. The tasks will also include national coordination of the research within Biological/Medical Imaging. 

What we are expecting from you

Success in the position requires a broad knowledge of techniques and concepts in Biological/Medical Imaging, including practical and theoretical understanding on how to conduct scientific research. A successful applicant should preferably also have experience in preparation, coordination, management, and reporting of research projects. As the core task for the Research Manager is related to funding, understanding of research infrastructures and how they operate (at both national and international levels) is considered important, as well as a thorough understanding of especially EU-level funding opportunities. Finally, insight into image data management is considered an advantage.

A doctoral degree in an appropriate field is required and a Docentship (adjunct professorship) in an appropriate field is considered also an advantage. The Research Manager is also required to have a good written and spoken English and readiness to travel and to represent Turku Bioimaging at national and international meetings. You also need good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and collaborate with scientists and industrial partners from many different disciplines.

Salary and application

The salary is determined by the collective agreement system of Finnish universities. The Research Manager belongs to our research personnel and salary will be 4183 – 4500 eur/month in average.  

Please write a CV and a motivation letter that describes why you are applying for the position and how you would like to develop Turku Bioimaging and bioimaging in general in Turku.

In the motivation letter, please also describe your vision of how Turku Bioimaging should be developed in terms of  Biological and Medical Imaging and how the collaboration of relevant imaging scientists and centers in Finland and in Europe should be developed in the future.

Please submit your application by using our electronic application: https://www.utu.fi/en/university/come-work-with-us/open-vacancies

Application deadline is September 1st, 16:00. We will read the applications already during the application process, so please send your application at your earliest convenience. In case you need help in the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact our HR Specialist Paula Luoma paula.luoma@utu.fi.

Director, Professor John Eriksson, Turku Bioscience, tel. +358 2 215 3313, john.eriksson@bioscience.fi Director, Professor Juhani Knuuti, Turku PET Centre, tel. + 358 500 592 998, juhani.knuuti@tyks.fi

and in Switzerland

Image analysis specialist / software developer (80-100%)

Starting 1 October 2019 or as per agreement

The Biozentrum of the University of Basel is one of the leading life sciences institutes in the world. It consists of 32 groups and 500 employees that research how molecules and cells create life, spanning the scale from atom to organism. Founded in 1971, the Biozentrum has been the birthplace of many fundamental discoveries in biology and medicine, spawning several Nobel Laureates.

The Imaging Core Facility (IMCF) is a well-established technology platform at the Biozentrum offering access to high-end microscopy systems and highly sophisticated image processing IT infrastructure. The biological applications cover research areas including cellular biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, infection biology, neurobiology and developmental biology.

The IMCF is looking for a junior image analysis specialist / software developer with a strong interest in biological applications. As an ideal candidate, you should be service-minded, proactive, and a good team player. You will be part of a team of experts designing, implementing and evaluating new software solutions for image analysis to support Biozentrum scientists in their research projects.

Your responsibilities

Typical tasks include:
  • Scripting for data management tasks
  • Development and implementation of image / data processing pipelines, mostly based on common bio-medical toolkits like ImageJ/Fiji, CellProfiler, QuPath, Ilastik etc.
  • User training and support with image analysis related topics
Many of these tasks will be done in close collaboration with our colleagues of the Research IT facility.

Your profile

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a Master or PhD degree in Computer Science, Physics, Biology or a related field, who has proven competence in image processing and development of user-friendly software using Python, Java, Groovy and/or ImageJ-Macro. As an ideal candidate, you should be service-minded, proactive, and a good team player. We collaborate with imaging facilities and staff scientists in-house and across Switzerland, and expect you to have excellent social and networking skills and to enjoy collaborating with peers. Good communication skills in English are essential.

We offer

The Biozentrum offers a cutting-edge research infrastructure, a highly international environment, and excellent working conditions. The position is initially limited to 12 months but might be prolongated to up to 5 years. Salary and benefits according to University of Basel standards.

Application / Contact

Please apply online by 15 September 2019 with a CV, letter of motivation, and the name/address of three references: https://biped2.biozentrum.unibas.ch/apply/image-analysis-specialist

Please note that only online-applications will be accepted.

For further information, please feel free to contact Oliver Biehlmaier, PhD, Head of Imaging Core Facility (oliver.biehlmaier@unibas.ch<mailto:oliver.biehlmaier@unibas.ch>, +41 61 207 20 73)

Rare: 2 permanent microscopy jobs in Stockholm!

Hi there

I don’t get to post this type of announcements on a daily basis! 2 microscopists are required at the Cell Profiling facility at SciLife!

See here for details.

Imaging job in Finland :)

Postdoc and facility manager at once in Helsinki!

Check it out here!

Job opening at Nikon Europe :)

Do you want to apply your microscopy knowledge in a commercial setting and join a company with a dynamic vision for the future?

Nikon Instruments is a world-renowned company that provides cutting edge technologies for optical instrumentation.  We offer a creative working environment with highly motivated colleagues, team spirit, and comprehensive benefits and ongoing professional development opportunities.

Within our Nikon Instruments Europe Headquarters, a vacancy has arisen in our European Product Support Group (PSG) for an experienced European Product Specialist to join the team. The PSG team plays a key role in proactively coordinating the microscopy information flow across Europe concerning technical know-how and applications, including customer insight & commercial win-loss experiences.

Specifically, in this role, the successful candidate will be an ambassador for the Pan-European PSG team’s initiatives and strategic objectives, through providing a technical and commercially focused support programme that facilitates multiple communication channels, and adequately supports the local business units in each country to achieve net sales targets.

JOB TITLE: European product specialist

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY:

As product specialist for the European headquarters, the overall responsibilities are to develop, implement, and plan for products mainly in the super resolution and laser application areas. These responsibilities include planning of product introductions, information management of products/systems, and helping achieve sales goals supporting our local teams, as well as technical and training roles with respect to these systems products.

Planning responsibilities include forecasting and management of vendor products based on market requirements and market trends.  These also include competitive analyses, feature/benefit analyses, and interaction with partner vendors in the design, marketing, pricing, and applications of vendor products integrated into Nikon systems products.

Product development responsibilities include communication and training with the factory design and planning teams to implement new systems products, and provide feedback to the factory for competitive analysis and forecasting, in order to strengthen the overall systems product lines.

Information management responsibilities include associated training and marketing of systems products to Nikon team members and customers, and to act as a technical liaison when assisting the sales department in key sales demonstrations, installations, and technical trainings.

We are looking for a candidate with experience in laser based microscopy, preferably in super resolution systems such as STORM and SIM, and with experience in dealing with microscopy brands either from a research standpoint or as commercial or specialist experience.

If you are interested, please contact laura.schneider@nikon.com

Microscopy facility job in Gothenburg!

The excellent Centre for Cellular Imaging core facility at Sahlgrenska Academy – Gothenburg University is looking into hiring someone!

Have a look at the ad here.