JOBS

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Director of the Biomedical Computer Vision Facility

Date Posted: 

June 14, 2021

Harvard Medical School

The Director of the Biomedical Computer Vision Facility will lead a center to help HMS researchers solve their image analysis challenges using best in class techniques.

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Optical Imaging Analyst

Date Posted: 

June 14, 2021

Van Andel Institute, Grand Rapids Michigan

The Optical Imaging Core at Van Andel Institute is looking to hire an Image Analyst to assist labs and train users on basic and advanced bioimage analysis techniques.

See "Learn More" link below for more details

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Senior Research Support Specialist

Date Posted: 

June 10, 2021

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook

Electron Microscopist position

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Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Date Posted: 

June 10, 2021

King's College London

Post-Doc in the lab of Dr. Zoe Mann at King's College London.
Project collaboration with Dr. Dan Jagger and Dr. Anwen Bullen at the UCL Ear Institute.

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Biological Transmission Electron Microscopist

Date Posted: 

June 7, 2021

Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness at CSIRO, Geelong Victoria (formerly the Australian
Animal Health Laboratory, AAHL)

See "Learn More" link below for more details

Deadline: June 30, 2021

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Light Microscopy Imaging Specialist

Date Posted: 

June 6, 2021

uOttawa

"We are seeking a highly skilled imaging specialist for the Cell Biology and Imaging Analysis (CBIA) core facility at the Faculty of Medicine of University of Ottawa. Our facility provides access to advanced imaging techniques such as live, high- and super-resolution imaging as well as high-throughput microscopy. The CBIA core offers support from sample preparation to image analysis and is accessed by a broad community including cell biologists, neuroscientists, virologists, pathologists, and engineers. The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to work with the facility manager to provide extensive training and advanced technical assistance to users of the facility as well as maintain the instrumentation and its associated infrastructure.

It is expected that the successful candidate will design, apply and interpret a variety of complex microscopy experiments from image acquisition to image analysis; will continue to improve and expand their expertise to develop more advanced imaging protocols across a variety of platforms (Zeiss, Leica, Quorum, and Deltavision); and will continue to expand their skills in image analysis.

Responsibilities:
1) User training (entry level to advanced)
2) Image analysis support (Imaris, Fiji, create macros with CellProfiler and Matlab,)
3) Routine and meticulous maintenance of instruments
4) Work with manager to monitor equipment access
5) Maintain and update CBIA web page
6) Participate in the development of outreach activities and core promotion


Qualifications:
1. Graduate level training (PhD preferred or equivalent experience) with solid background in light microscopy.
2. Extensive experience with epifluorescence and confocal microscopy.
3. Extensive experience with immunostaining.
4. High level experience with Image Analysis (Fiji, Imaris, Matlab)
5. Ability to learn new and demanding techniques.
6. Adaptable and detail-oriented
7. Coding in Python and Matlab will be an asset.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and will include access to the University of Ottawa benefit and pension plans*

To apply submit by e-mail a cover letter and CV highlighting your relevant experience to john.copeland@uottawa.ca.
Deadline: July 23rd, 2021
Informal inquiries can also be directed by e-mail to Dr. Copeland, director of the CBIA
*pursuant eligibility requirements"

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Scientist for Imaging Facility

Date Posted: 

June 4, 2021

Max Planck Institute for Brain Research

https://brain.mpg.de/imaging

See "Learn More" link below for more job details

Deadline: June 27, 2021

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Bioimage Analyst at CFIM (Core Facility for Integrated Microscopy)

Date Posted: 

June 3, 2021

University of Copenhagen

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Deadline July 31, 2021

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Associate Product Manager

Date Posted: 

June 2, 2021

Olympus (Waltham, MA)

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Product Manager

Date Posted: 

June 2, 2021

Olympus (Waltham, MA)

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Advanced Image Analyst Specializing in Deep Learning

Date Posted: 

May 27, 2021

Bio-Imaging Resource Center (BIRC) at The Rockefeller University

The candidate will contribute to the development of a new, integrated platform for the acquisition, processing, and analysis of data from pre-commercial light-sheet instruments for microscopy on living cells.

More details at link

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Optical Engineer

Date Posted: 

May 27, 2021

Bio-Imaging Resource Center (BIRC) at The Rockefeller University

The candidate will contribute to the development of a new, integrated platform for the acquisition and analysis of data from pre-commercial light-sheet instruments for microscopy on living organisms and cells, funded initially by a 5-year Beckman Foundation grant to the Rockefeller University. They will build, maintain and modify pre-commercial light-sheet microscopes as required and train researchers in their use.

More details at link

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Multiple Staff and Postdoc Positions Open

Date Posted: 

May 18, 2021

Vaziri Laboratory of Neurotechnology and Biophysics (LNB), Rockefeller University

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Research Assistant

Date Posted: 

May 17, 2021

Keith Porter Imaging Facility at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

The research assistant provides technical support for the core imaging facilities at UMBC. Duties include quality control of major instruments (confocal laser scanning microscope (CLSM), transmission electron microscope (TEM), scanning electron microscope (SEM), atomic force microscope (AFM)), as well as specimen preparation, user training and assistance, image processing and analysis, and data management. This position requires previous experience with at least one type microscopy and the ability to learn a variety of new microscopy techniques.

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Microscopic Imaging Specialist

Date Posted: 

May 17, 2021

Rutgers University

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Microscopic Imaging Specialist for the Imaging Core Facility in the Office of Research at New Jersey Medical School.

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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Date Posted: 

May 12, 2021

Nuclear Materials Group at North Carolina State University

The Nuclear Materials Group at North Carolina State University is seeking one post-doctoral research fellow in the area of microstructure characterization and small-scale mechanical testing of irradiated materials. The post-doctoral researcher will work on questions focusing on fundamental relationships between microstructure and deformation mechanisms, as well as questions of irradiation effects on the microstructure and mechanical properties of alloys (processed by additive manufacturing) through in-situ TEM mechanical testing.

This opportunity is part of a multi-laboratory consortium, the details of which can be found here:
https://www.energy.gov/nnsa/articles/nnsa-renews-university-consortium-grant-research-and-development-nuclear-science

The ideal candidate should understand microstructure characterization techniques, particularly transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Experience with FIB for sample preparation and experience with micropillar compression testing in the SEM/TEM are desired.

NCSU is home to the Analytical Instrumentation Facility, the premiere shared materials characterization center in the southeast. The candidate will have access to a full suite of electron and ion microscopies, including a monochromated, probe corrected Titan and the first Helios Hydra G5 plasma FIB in the region. Details regarding the AIF capabilities can be found here: https://www.aif.ncsu.edu/

US citizenship is required for this position. Please email a cover letter describing relevant experience, a CV, and the names and contact information of two references, to Professor Kaoumi (dkaoumi@ncsu.edu).

EEO/AA Policy – NCSU University is an EOE/AA employer. All qualified individuals, including minorities, women, members of the LGBT community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Bioimaging Data Scientist/Analyst

Date Posted: 

May 6, 2021

Calico Labs - South San Francisco, CA

"Calico is seeking an expert Bioimaging Data Scientist/Analyst to join our multidisciplinary team of microscopists and computer analysts to become an integral part of our solution for microscopy-based experiments. This brand-new role has the potential to magnify the power of not only the microscopy and computing departments at Calico, but the entire organization.

At Calico we’re producing extensive, multi-terabyte microscopy data spanning modalities that range from time-lapse and super-resolution microscopy to whole-organ 3D-imaging. This role will take the lead in extracting the most value from these data, partnering with our discovery labs to extract key insights that will further our understanding of aging. Our ideal candidate is someone who sees themselves as a pioneer in image analysis and thrives when given space to innovate. In addition to ample opportunities for ownership, this role will have the full support of a multidisciplinary team that includes engineers, physicists, biochemists, biologists, machine learning experts, software engineers, and data analysts.

Our team recognizes that there are many personal circumstances that benefit from flexibility in work arrangement, and we are supportive of flexible work arrangements for our employees.

**Position responsibilities:**

- Analyzing complex 2D to 5D (sometimes multi-terabyte) datasets and extracting information
- Applying image analysis methods including image registration, segmentation, and tracking
- Collaborating with scientists on experimental designs to best position downstream analyses
- Staying up-to-date on cutting-edge technology and developing new analysis methods based on demand
- Empowering and coaching fellow scientists on their own image analyses needs

**Position requirements:**

- Ph.D. in microscopy, computer science, mathematics, biology, or related discipline. Ph.D. can be waived if the candidate demonstrates exceptional knowledge and experience
- Values scientific discovery and has an unquenchable curiosity
- Basic biology background sufficient to guide and inform analysis approaches
- Able to work in a dynamic environment, focusing on one project one week and another the next, depending on need and potential impact
- Knows when to apply off-the-shelf solutions versus develop cutting-edge methods
- Strong skill set in Python including libraries such as: Numpy, SciPy, scikit-image
- Successful track record building algorithms and pipelines for image processing and analysis of 2D-5D fluorescence microscopy data
- Expert knowledge of analysis software and available tools including ImageJ/Fiji and CellProfiler


Feel free to apply directly to the posting or reach out to Kayley Hake (twitter: @Kayley_Hake) to discuss further.

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Senior Researcher (electron microscopy)

Date Posted: 

May 6, 2021

Cell and Tissue Imaging Center at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Memphis, TN)

The Cell and Tissue Imaging Center at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Memphis, TN) is has an opening for a full-time, institutionally funded Senior Researcher position.

Apply at: https://careers-stjude.icims.com/jobs/7364/sr.-researcher/job

Looking for a job that will make a difference?
The Senior Researcher in the Division of Electron Microscopy, Cell & Tissue Imaging Center will work with a dynamic staff to drive forward St. Jude's transformative research. St. Jude has recently launched a 6-year, $11.5 billion strategic plan to further their mission, Finding Cures. Saving Lives. https://blogs.stjude.org/progress/st-jude-strategic-plan/

Along with other staff, you will work with St. Jude scientists planning to use microscopy in their research, assisting with sample preparation as well as image acquisition, presentation and publication.

The successful candidate will:
* Possess an established skill set in preparing biological samples for electron microscopy
* Be willing to learn new technologies and techniques
* Approach duties with attention to detail and keep comprehensive records.
* Possess outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects.
* Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Perform as a team player excited to collaborate with all St. Jude colleagues.
* Apply the highest standards of integrity and respect.

Training opportunities will be provided to enhance your expertise and continuing education in response to the latest developments in the field.

An overview of the Cell & Tissue Imaging Center, Division of Electron Microscopy is available here:

https://www.stjude.org/research/shared-resources/cell-and-tissue-imaging-center/electron-microscopy-core-facility.html

Minimum Education
Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific area is required.

Minimum Experience
Two (2) years of relevant, post-degree work experience is required.

To apply: https://careers-stjude.icims.com/jobs/7364/sr.-researcher/job

EEO Statement
St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer https://www.stjude.org/jobs/hospital/workplace-policies.html

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Research Associate (Focused Ion Beam)

Date Posted: 

May 4, 2021

Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy (CCEM), McMaster University

The Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy (CCEM) invites applications for the ongoing, full-time staff position of research associate, specializing in the field of focused ion beam (FIB) processes and development. This position will be held at McMaster University central campus, located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

We are looking for an individual to join our growing team of dedicated research staff at the CCEM – a national user facility based out of McMaster University, which provides electron and related microscopy support, services, and consultation to a broad range of researchers in both academia and industry. This is an opportunity to perform research and develop analysis, characterization, and processing methods applicable to a variety materials and projects, ranging across many scientific disciplines.

The ideal candidate will have a background in electron and/or ion microscopy, with experience performing research using FIB and scanning electron microscope (SEM) instruments. Proficiency with related characterization techniques, and knowledge of materials science will also be beneficial.
Being able to solve technical and scientific problems, simultaneously manage numerous projects, and clearly communicate with and educate others will all be valuable assets.

The successful candidate will work with graduate students, faculty members, and industrial clients in performing FIB analysis, using FIB to prepare microscopy samples, and developing FIB processes and research workflow methodologies. The candidate will be required to write technical reports, collaborate on publications, and train others in FIB methods and operation. It is also expected that the candidate help manage instrument scheduling, coordinate on maintenance and technical issues, and help implement upgrades to existing FIB-SEM instrumentation and related capabilities.

Applicants must have completed a PhD (or equivalent doctoral degree) in a science or engineering related discipline and have a proven record of research in microscopy and characterization.

CCEM offers an inclusive and diverse work environment. Our guiding principles include education and inspiration, professional development, accessibility to a large scientific community. We uphold an environment of trust, responsibility, and transparency. CCEM offers long-term career opportunities and flexible work arrangements to all our staff. To apply, please contact the CCEM Facilities Manager, Brian Langelier (langelb@mcmaster.ca) with a CV and letter of interest. The position will remain open until a suitable applicant has been found.

Employment Equity Statement:
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration, and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact: Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247)

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Microscopy Specialist

Date Posted: 

May 1, 2021

Advanced Bioimaging Facility at McGill University

Overview:
The Advanced BioImaging Facility (ABIF) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada is looking for a candidate to fill the position of Microscopy Specialist. The appointment is a maternity leave replacement for 1-year.

With a strong focus on interdisciplinary work, the position will involve addressing research questions from diverse fields such as cell biology, cancer biology, biophysics, neuroscience and cellular biomechanics. McGill is ranked among the finest research-intensive universities in the world. The ABIF of McGill University has technical capabilities for live cell imaging, total internal reflection fluorescence (TIRF) microscopy, light sheet imaging, fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM), fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (FCS), image processing and analysis, spectral imaging and high content screening.
The ABIF has developed and run more than 100 workshops and courses, in collaboration with academia and industries, including the bi-annual Montreal Light Microscopy Course (MLMC). More information about the ABIF can be found at: http://www.mcgill.ca/abif

contact Dr. Susanne Kaitna at Susanne.Kaitna@mcgill.ca for more information