We are looking for a highly motivated and interdisciplinary imaging specialist to join the Advanced Light Microscopy (LM) Team led by Timo Zimmermann at the new EMBL Imaging Centre (EMBL IC). EMBL is currently constructing the EMBL IC to make the latest imaging technologies available to a broad, international user community of researchers from academia to industry. The Advanced Light Microscopy Team will work in close collaboration with the Electron Microscopy Team to offer a broad spectrum of electron and light microscopy technologies with special emphasis on correlative microscopy, covering all scales from structure determination of single protein complexes to imaging whole organisms. Advanced and mostly pre-commercial light microscopy will include the latest (cryo-) super-resolution, light-sheet and multiphoton technologies. Dedicated service staff will provide bespoke user project support from sample preparation to image analysis. The successful applicant will be part of an international, highly collaborative team comprising microscopy engineers, application specialists and image analysists having the mission of highest-level user service provision and technology development. In the start-up phase of the EMBL IC the successful candidate will work on selected pilot projects and microscopy technologies integrated in EMBL’s existing research groups and facility service teams.
In the frame of ARISE (Career Accelerator for Research Infrastructure Scientists) programme, EMBL is looking for experienced professionals with a background in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) eager to develop novel technologies for life sciences and get trained to operate life science research infrastructures of tomorrow.
Successful applicants will become ARISE Fellows and will receive a three-year Fellowship to:
work on method or technology development of their choice in various areas (from bioinformatics or engineering, see the full list below), towards service provision to external life science researchers and get trained in operation and management of research infrastructures and service provision. ARISE is the first Fellowship programme of its kind in Europe and is designed to train Fellows to become highly skilled leaders or senior staff at research infrastructures or other service providing facilities.
To cure, prevent, and treat all of human disease by the turn of the century, we need a much deeper mechanistic understanding of biological systems. In order to gain this understanding, we need to develop additional tools (both hardware and software) to visualize life’s processes at the necessary biological scales (systems, tissues, cells, proteins) and in the necessary context (e.g. protein interaction in cells, cell signaling in the living system), enable measurement and quantitative insights, and provide researcher access and training to these tools to make and build on each other’s discoveries.
As a Science Program Manager, Imaging, you will drive the execution of imaging initiatives aimed at achieving these goals. You will manage and assist the development and operations of grant programs to support Imaging, including programs in progress, planned, or future programs to be developed. You will coordinate closely with the rest of the CZI Science team, CZI Technology team, and the external community. You will be a public advocate of CZI’s mission and our priorities and you will contribute to shaping our strategic directions in this area.
The ideal candidate will have deep, hands-on expertise in biological and/or medical imaging. Key qualities are (1) experience with imaging technology development (2) a passion for community engagement and (3) strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and work across a diversity of expertise.
Reporting to the Director of Research IT Operations, the Research IT Application Support Manager will be responsible for supporting and maintaining Research Computing applications and platforms, particularly applications such as OMERO in support of imaging research, extending to other applications such as REDCap, Globus, Snapgene and other systems supported by Research Computing. This is a hands- on manager/team leader role responsible for managing the application support team, ensuring the applications meet the needs of the Harvard Medical School (HMS) research community, and overseeing operational support.
This position will be in Research Computing (RC) which is part of the HMS Information Technology Department. RC supports the research community at HMS. This position will work closely with HMS Information Technology and HMS researchers who consume these services.
Application Specialist in Advanced Light Microscopy
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
We are looking for a highly motivated and interdisciplinary imaging specialist to join the Advanced Light Microscopy (LM) Team led by Timo Zimmermann at the new EMBL Imaging Centre (EMBL IC). EMBL is currently constructing the EMBL IC to make the latest imaging technologies available to a broad, international user community of researchers from academia to industry. The Advanced Light Microscopy Team will work in close collaboration with the Electron Microscopy Team to offer a broad spectrum of electron and light microscopy technologies with special emphasis on correlative microscopy, covering all scales from structure determination of single protein complexes to imaging whole organisms. Advanced and mostly pre-commercial light microscopy will include the latest (cryo-) super-resolution, light-sheet and multiphoton technologies. Dedicated service staff will provide bespoke user project support from sample preparation to image analysis. The successful applicant will be part of an international, highly collaborative team comprising microscopy engineers, application specialists and image analysists having the mission of highest-level user service provision and technology development. Before opening of the EMBL IC the successful candidate will work on selected pilot projects and microscopy technologies integrated in EMBL’s existing research groups and facility service teams.
As Scientist within the Translational Sciences group, the successful candidate will be part of a small team working to enable and advance light microscopy and image analysis in support of drug discovery research at Denali. The key role will be to provide scientific, technical and hands-on assistance with efforts to design and implement advanced imaging experiments, as well as to assist with the maintenance and operation of the bioimaging platform (including both a super resolution confocal and a spinning disk confocal microscope). The candidate will work directly with research teams to support target validation, biomarker identification, and therapeutic candidate selection. The candidate should have a passion for developing and applying cutting-edge bioimaging technologies to acquire and analyze images from preclinical and clinical specimens.
The Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology, and Inflammation (VI4) and the Vanderbilt Cell Imaging Shared Resource seek to hire an enthusiastic and talented postdoctoral scientist to contribute to intravital imaging studies in the area of infection biology.
The position will offer a shared training experience in the laboratories of Drs. Jim Cassat, Eric Skaar, and Matt Tyska, and will provide access to state-of-the-art lightsheet, super-resolution, and confocal instrumentation and exciting opportunities to develop quantitative live imaging approaches that take advantage of these powerful technologies.
Qualified candidates will have previous experience with high performance light microscopy and live imaging techniques. Individuals with specific expertise in animal model imaging and/or small animal surgery are especially encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in particular, are encouraged to apply.
Interested individuals should send a cover letter describing their interests in the position and qualifications, a CV, and the names of three references to
We are seeking a neuroscientist with strong expertise and experience in microscopy to oversee a team in providing a variety of imaging services, as well as developing new imaging capabilities, for Allen Institute’s large-scale research and production projects. The associate director will work under the big science and team science principle, facilitating close coordination and collaboration with other institute teams towards achieving our goal of understanding the cell type composition and function of cortical circuits. This position is equivalent to an Associate Investigator or Associate Professor role.
The Human Technopole Foundation is looking for the Head of Light Imaging facility.
The person, reporting to the Chair of the Light Imaging User Group, will be responsible for establishing, maintaining and constantly evolving a world leading facility for research support and development in light imaging. This state-of-the-art-facility plans to attract the best talent and harness a broad range of advanced imaging instrumentation to provide cornerstone support to the scientific vision of Human Technopole. It will be fully integrated within an outstanding research environment, including transformative facilities for image analysis, stem cell and organoid automation, (cryo-) electron microscopy and CLEM, leading edge genomics and animal research infrastructures. The facilities will have full access to a powerful, state-of-the-art, and centrally administered high performance computing (HPC) cluster, designed to meet the needs of microscopy, computational biology and data science.
At the Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Heath, we are looking for a new facility manager with an academic background for our imaging core facility. It is a permanent full-time position from 15 December 2020 or shortly thereafter.
We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. Our infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work either in the brand new ‘Skou Building’ or similar as we are in the process of modernizing our old facilities.
A microscopist position with an emphasis on nanoscopic imaging is available in the lab of Dr. Melanie Samuel at Baylor College of Medicine in the field of neurodevelopment and neural disease.
Our group focuses on synaptic development and translational applications in neural diseases. We seek to uncover molecules that control neural identity and synaptic partner choice and to understand how disruptions these choices may contribute the disease processes. We are a dynamic group that offers an engaging work environment.
As a member of the lab you would lead our nanoscopic imaging efforts, design, direct, and conduct research experiments, evaluate and analyze data, develop and validate new protocols, design and conduct proper validation and controls for research, read and evaluate the literature, aid in figure generation and paper writing, and contribute to grant writing.
Candidates should hold a bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD degree in Physics, Genetics, Biology, Neuroscience or a related field or have equivalent education and work experience. Well qualified candidates may also have some or all of the following experience: 1) histology expertise; 2) knowledge of confocal and other imaging modalities; 3) experience in tracking of large datasets; 4) interest and ability in people skills, communication, and time management; 5) knowledge of biostatistics; a 6) a sincere interest in or background in neuroscience; and 7) experience with tissue handling and processing.
As a Light Microscopy and Image Analysis Specialist you will ensure the operation and regular maintenance of all light microscopes at the facility. You will use your expertise and knowledge of experimental set-ups to create tailored imaging protocols to resolve complex imaging problems. You will be expected to respond to the demands of the users of the facility patiently and inventively. You will train, assist and supervise researchers with different levels of experience (from Bachelor’s degree students to highly experienced scientists) and you will give them instructions where necessary and appropriate.
Upon request, you will guide these users in sample preparation, you will assist with their image acquisition settings, and you will instruct them how to manage and analyse their acquired data using the available files servers and software at the facility. You will carry out all required back-up tasks involving electron microscopy equipment.
Job description is in German: German BioImaging-Gesellschaft für Mikroskopie und Bildanalyse e.V. (GerBI-GMB) ist die deutsche wissenschaftliche Fachgesellschaft für biologische Bildgebung. Für die Stelle des/der Koordinator/In suchen wir ab sofort eine proaktive und motivierte Persönlichkeit, die sich für die Ziele der Gesellschaft einsetzt und ihre Projekte zum Erfolg führt. Nach einer kurzen Einarbeitungszeit an der Universität Konstanz wird die Stelle an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf angesiedelt sein. Sie ist für zwei Jahre befristet, eine Verlängerung steht in Aussicht. Das Gehalt entspricht der Entgeltgruppe TVÖD E14. Die Stelle ist grundsätzlich teilbar.
University of Bordeaux/National University of Singapore/CNRS@CREATE
The candidates will contribute to the development of an integrated acquisition, processing and analysis platform involving novel high- and super-resolution live microscopy. They will work in an interdisciplinary environment, in close collaboration with biologists, physicists and computer scientists. They will have to design deep learning-based computational workflows in order to perform meaningful predictive analysis on two different biological models: 3D cell culture and synaptic proteins models, acquired respectively with HCS-soSPIM [1, 2] and correlative super-resolution microscopy  techniques. In particular, they will implement existing AI-based methods in order to enhance and segment microscopy data (eg. [7 – 11]), and develop predictive analysis models from a large collection of quantitative multimodal data computed using recently developed pixel- and point-cloud-based approaches [4-6].
The Deo group in Heidelberg is seeking a Post-doctoral fellow with a background in synthetic chemistry. This full-time project focusses on the development of novel photoswitchable fluorophores tailored for imaging in deep tissue. We are a dynamic and interdisciplinary group, working at the interface of synthetic chemistry and protein engineering, developing molecular tools for biological imaging. We work in close collaboration with microscopists and biologists who implement our tools.
The Reseach Specialist role will be centered around cutting-edge quantitative microscopy, supporting data acquisition on our 3i Lattice Light Sheet Microscope (LLSM) and Abberior Facility Line 3D STED & TCSPC systems, coupled with the subsequent data analyses. Emory’s Integrated Cellular Imaging (ICI) core facility is one of the largest microscopy core facilities in the south eastern region with 19 microscopes and 4 analysis workstations across 4 locations on Emory's main campus (http://www.cores.emory.edu/ici/). We have multiple standard options such as widefield, confocal, and live cell spinning disk, together with advanced techniques including multiphoton, super-res, and light sheet microscopy. We are looking for a dedicated person passionate about imaging and helping life sciences researchers get the most out of today's cutting-edge microscopes and the ever-complicated data sets.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of defined research and laboratory tests and experiments according to prescribed protocols and assigned schedules. Sets up experiments as prescribed by a principal investigator. May be required to participate in laboratory maintenance activities such as sterilization and cleaning of equipment, ordering of supplies, inventory and media preparation. Maintains records, files and logs of work performed in laboratory notebooks and computer databases Compiles data and records results of studies for publications, grants and seminar presentations. Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents. Performs related responsibilities as required by principal investigator. General microscopy training, maintenance and user support Train and assist researchers on lattice light sheet and super resolution microscopes Consult and assist researchers with quantitative data analysis aspects of their projects Data analysis and interpretation (design, development, and programming of custom/personalized analyses) Monitor current life sciences literature for new directions in quantitative analysis Assist in design and build of custom microscope systems (entire systems and add ons to current systems) Efficiently managing multiple schedules, communications and administration for continuous fusion of above tasks
As a sales engineer, you will combine technical knowledge with sales skills to achieve sales targets and build strong territory presence and pipeline, developing the research market for Imaris products
We are looking for a postdoctoral associate who is enthusiastic about developing novel machine learning based analysis methods for large biological images and videos at the interface of cell biology and neuroscience. We are working closely with experimentalists and software engineers and you will be able to establish and design your own research project in tight collaboration with our and other labs, with access to excellent scientific and engineering support staff and resources. We are open source and open science enthusiasts, your work will contribute to popular open source packages in the field.
Postdoctoral Researchers: Neural Basis of Rodent Cognition
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Pachitariu Lab at HHMI Janelia is looking for postdoctoral researchers to lead projects that investigate the neural basis of cognition in rodents. The lab uses large-scale neural recordings combined with modern computational and theoretical approaches.