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Posted: 2017-04-28

Sentinel North also seeks to recruit outstanding young researchers at UL through a series of doctoral and postdoctoral scholarships that encourage the development of the experts needed to address the complex challenges and opportunities of the changing North. These excellence scholarships are offered to Canadian and international students willing to start or pursue research projects as part of the Sentinel North research program. The first deadline for submission is May 10, 2017. > Details on the scholarship competitions

Posted: 2017-04-28

As part of Sentinel North (SN), the office of the Vice Rector of Research and Innovation at Université Laval (UL) is investing $3 million over five years (2017 to 2022) in a first competition for new research chairs. The SN research chair program aims to attract both accomplished and promising new researchers to UL to strengthen the institution's research capacity in SN's strategic priority areas. These new chairs are designed for Canadian and international candidates that are not currently at UL. Nominations must be submitted by Faculty Deans by June 26, 2017. > Details on the call for chair submissions

Posted: 2017-03-27

Job title: Light Sheet Specialist
Location: The Francis Crick Institute, Midland Road, London, UK
Contract: Fixed-term (3 years), Full time
Salary: Competitive with benefits, subject to skills and experience
Vacancy ID: 4783


The position of Light Sheet Specialist (LSS) will work within the Crick Advanced Light Microscopy Science and Technology Platform (CALM STP) to support the imaging needs of scientists at the Francis Crick Institute. The Light Sheet Specialist will be a member of the CALM STP and report to the Head of CALM. Beyond the provision of basic training and assistance they will help select research projects to support in greater depth, and work on these projects in close association with CRGs.


Posted: 2017-03-14

Computational Image Analysis Core Manager St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Department of Neurobiology

At St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, we know what can be achieved when the brightest scientific minds face the fewest barriers. That's why we provide world-class facilities. State-of-the-art technologies. Extraordinary support. And a collaborative, bench-to-bedside environment where you can see, firsthand, how your science translates into survival for the children we serve. Quite simply, at St. Jude, we give you everything you need to be the force behind the cures.

The world-renowned investigators in the St. Jude Department of Developmental Neurobiology seek an Image Analysis Core Manager to manage research and development of computational approaches to analyze...

Posted: 2017-02-21

Olympus Canada Inc. and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute Research Centre are pleased to invite you to the Olympus Discovery Center Inauguration Day that will be held at the Douglas Institute on March 17, 2017.

Although this is a neuroscience event, everyone is welcome to attend the Keynote Speaker's Seminar: Dr. Timothy H. Murphy, UBC.

Registration is required and participants may choose to register for just the events that they wish to attend. Please note space is limited.

Register Online »


This day will focus on high-end microscopy in the field of neuroscience.

Posted: 2017-02-19

The NeuroSymposium is an inter-university scientific event that gathers graduate neuroscience students from across Québec. This year marks the second edition of the event which will be held on June 15th 2017 at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec’s Grande Bibliothèque, a landmark of culture and knowledge in the heart of Montréal. Organized by a committee of representatives from neuroscience student associations and research groups from Université de Montréal, McGill University, Concordia University, Université Laval, Université de Sherbrooke, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) et à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), this event is a fine example of scientific collaboration.

Learn more in the NeuroSymposium flyer

Posted: 2017-02-15

Open position at the Single Cell Facility ,  ETH, Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE), Basel:

Microscopy Engineer / Microscopist (m/f)

Responsibilities are training and support of facility users. This includes microscopy instrument quality control and their maintenance. The microscopy engineer/microscopist will develop and implement customized configurations and the setup of the experimental workflows of experiments on the automated imaging systems.  The successful candidate will share responsibilities with our other microscopy expert and work closely together with our software engineer for image analysis and data management.
This position is available for 2 years and located in Basel.
Requirements are a degree from a...

Posted: 2017-02-15

The Advanced BioImaging Facility (ABIF) at McGill University in Montreal, Canada is looking for a candidate for a full-time research associate position as an Image Processing and Analysis Specialist.

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. They will have opportunities to attend seminars from world-renowned scientists speaking in Physiology, Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering and the Goodman Cancer Research Centre. There will also be links to the private sector for the development of custom acquisition and analysis software...

Posted: 2017-02-08

A position is available immediately for a post-doctoral Research Associate to build and maintain cutting-edge and novel optical microscope systems for life science applications in a new Imaging Facility. We are looking for a person with experience in optical instrumentation, microscope development, and associated software-hardware interfacing. This is a full time position with responsibilities in development and maintenance of the imaging core facility, as well as the potential to participate in research projects with leading faculty in fields at the interface of physics, engineering, and biology. The candidate will manage the imaging facility and oversee shared equipment (including an existing PerkinElmer confocal spinning disk system and cell culture room), be involved in building...

Posted: 2017-01-19

The Center for Advanced Microscopy (CAM) and Nikon Imaging Center (NIC) at Northwestern University in Chicago is looking to hire a new Confocal Microscopy Technologist at the level of Senior Research Technologist. This individual would be responsible for supporting and maintaining our confocal laser scanning microscopes, including training facility users to operate confocal microscopes. This individual must have significant microscopy experience, and also be able to help facility users with experimental planning and troubleshooting. Additionally, the ideal candidate will also have an understanding of optics and microscopy operation to aid in troubleshooting, as well as experience managing shared instrumentation. Additional duties include weekly microscope cleaning, maintenance and...