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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...

Posted: 2017-01-19

The Advanced Imaging Center (AIC) at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Research Campus is looking to hire an Imaging Data Scientist who is eager and qualified to tackle emerging problems in bioimage data analysis in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary ecosystem.

The Data Scientist will work with a wide range of images generated on the some of the most cutting edge instruments developed at Janelia, including the lattice light sheet microscopy, interferometric PALM, live cell multicolored 3D structured illumination microscopy, multifocus microscopy, expansion microscopy as well as instruments equipped with adaptive optics. Due to the global scale of the AIC open-access policy, the Data Scientist will also have the unique opportunity to work with scientists from...

Posted: 2016-12-22

Dartmouth College: Geisel School of Medicine: Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology

We seek a motivated and experienced individual as an Imaging Specialist in fluorescence microscopy, addressing both cellular and cell-free studies using dynamic microscopy. Available equipment includes an Andor Dragonfly spinning disk, a Zeiss Airyscan, and a Nikon 3-color TIRF. This individual would work with cell biologists and bio-physicists at Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth College, and Thayer School of Engineering to advance multiple projects.

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Posted: 2016-11-09

The research centre of the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec (CRIUSMQ), affiliated with Université Laval, is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor positions that can begin as early as July 2017. This recruitment is made possible by the remarkable growth of the research centre in the recent years, and several major initiatives funded by the Canadian and Quebec governments (totalling >70M$), including the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Neurophotonics, the second Canadian Foundation for Innovation fund for the Neurophotonics Centre, and the Provincial Research Support Program for developments in optical and functional magnetic resonance imaging.
The CRIUSMQ hosts more than 60 principal investigators, including seven Canada Research...

Posted: 2016-11-09


Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Life Sciences Complex at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree in the areas of Biophysics, Cell Biology, Cancer Biology, Bioengineering or a related field with an excellent track record for innovative research at the graduate level.

With a strong focus on interdisciplinary work the project will involve a collaboration between labs in cancer biology, biophysics and cellular biomechanics. McGill is ranked among the finest research-intensive universities in the world. The trainee will have access to the Advanced BioImaging Facility, Cell Imaging and Analysis Network and extensive light microscopy workshops and courses. They will have opportunities to attend...

Posted: 2016-11-09

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, and extraordinary support for your research to ensure scientific progress is never halted from a lack of resources. 

Job Summary:

Our world-renowned Developmental Neurobiology Department has an exciting opportunity for a Bioimaging Research Specialist in the Solecki Group. In this role, you will dissect the interface between neuronal differentiation programs and cell polarity signaling at a cell biological and biophysical level. This is a unique opportunity to elucidate the cellular mechanisms for neuronal migration, adhesion and guidance by extracting...

Posted: 2016-09-23

Full advertisement and online application:

Job Title: Image Analysis Scientist
Status: Regular Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Laboratory/Department: The Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center

The Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center serves as a state-of-the-art research hub within the Institute, enabling investigators from across many disciplines to gain unprecedented insight into the inner workings of cells and tissues.

Position Description:
The Image Analysis Scientist will have a principal responsibility to collaborate with the other light and electron microscopy researchers in the Biophotonics...