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Global BioImaging Project: Technical Officer - Virtual Platform for Training in Imaging Technologies
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organisations in the world. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton (UK) and Monterotondo (Italy).
Euro-BioImaging, the European Research Infrastructure for Imaging Technologies in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, is currently under implementation to provide access to cutting edge imaging technology, train researchers in them and support them with image date services (www.eurobioimaging.eu). As part of its mission, Euro-BioImaging is now collaborating beyond Europe with international partners in the Global BioImaging project funded by the European Commission. Euro- BioImaging will work together with imaging infrastructure experts from Australia, Argentina, South Africa, India, Japan and the USA. Global BioImaging aims to plan and implement imaging technology services to biological and biomedical researchers world-wide in the coming three years, with a particular focus in training in advanced imaging technologies.
In this regard, EMBL is seeking a Technical Officer with a strong background in imaging technologies and experience in practical and/or virtual training for scientists to join the dynamic and international team of Euro-BioImaging in Heidelberg. Experience in the development of virtual training platforms is an advantage. The Technical Officer will develop cutting-edge training courses for imaging core facility staff together with all Global BioImaging partners. Based on the courses, s/he will implement an international virtual platform of state-of-the-art training material in innovative imaging technologies.
The Technical officer will work at EMBL Heidelberg, in close collaboration with the Euro-BioImaging Team and the Advanced Light Microscopy and Electron Microscopy Core Facilities.
The responsibilities are as follows:
- To develop and coordinate international cutting-edge training courses for imaging core facility staff in Europe and Australia
- To develop and publish a virtual online platform for training material in innovative imaging technologies, also based on existing initiatives - Please visit “MyScope”(www.ammrf.org.au/myscope) as an example of such platform
- To develop new training tools on innovative imaging technologies and publish these on the virtual platform after test-run with international users
- To prepare, administer and evaluate usage of the training activities
- Close international collaboration and communication with all Global BioImaging partners Close collaboration and communication with the Euro-BioImaging team and Euro-BioImaging service facilities, to realize synergies between Global BioImaging and Euro-BioImaging operations and future strategy.
Qualifications and Experience
A PhD and research experience in life sciences in a high-paced professional, academic environment and a strong background in imaging technologies and their applications is expected. Experience in organizing and conducting physical and/or e-learning courses for users and providers of imaging technologies is a big plus. Furthermore, technical know-how in setting up a virtual online training platform would be very beneficial.
The successful candidate will prove his/her ability to effectively interact with multiple stakeholders on international and interdisciplinary level, and will be a motivated self-starter to successfully manage project implementation and delivery independently within a multi-disciplinary team environment. Effective multi- tasking and the ability to work with tight deadlines are a must. The candidate needs to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to move between the scientific and service level of infrastructure platforms. Fluency in written and spoken English is mandatory.
Please apply online through www.embl.org/jobs
Interviews will take place on 20 June 2016.
External job offers
May 19th, 2016
Image Analysis Specialist in Light Microscopy Core Facility : Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
To strengthen our activites in the field of computational biology, we are looking for a image analysis specialist to join the Bioimaging Core Facility of the Faculty of Medicine (CMU) at the University of Geneva (part-time job, 80%). The successful candidate will collaborate closely with experimentalists that produce large amounts of data. The position will be supported by a senior informatician in the platform staff .
Our ideal candidate should be service-minded, proactive and have good problem-solving skills. She/he should be able to work independently and integrate well in a team environment. Strong communication skills as well as the ability to work in an international and interdisciplinary team are essential.
More details about us at: https://www.unige.ch/medecine/bioimaging/en/bioimaging-core-facility/
Duties and Responsabilities
- Manage and develop state-of-the-art data image analysis tools
- Optimize analysis software and algorithms
- Collaborate with users of the core facility to develop innovative computational approaches for image data analysis
- Give guidance and support to scientists in selection of appropriate analysis softwares
- Explore and implement new tools to facilitate the data image processing;
Applicants should have :
- A MSc or Doctoral degree in computational sciences or software enginering
- Ability to develop stable automatic image processing solutions or scripts
- Deep knowledge with Python & Matlab programming languages
- A good experience with -at least one- of the analysis software available at the Bioimaging (ImageJ/Fiji, Cell profiler, MetaMorph, Amira, Definiens, Huygens,...)
- A practical experience in IT maintenance and development
- Good understanding of biological questions in an academic research environment
- Strong communication skills and fluency in English (written and spoken)
The contract is limited to one year initially but will become permanent.
Position available from August, 1st. 2016.
Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org including a CV, a letter of motivation highlighting personal contributions in previous positions, contact information and references.
Application deadline : June, 30th. 2016
April 12th, 2016
Head of Biomedical Electron Microscopy Center,
Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
The Rappaport Institute at the Technion Faculty of Medicine is seeking a staff scientist to head a new Biomedical Electron Microscopy Center. The head of the Center will help to build and run a modern EM Facility that will serve the Faculty of Medicine as well as other Technion faculties. Since researchers at the Faculty work on diverse systems, including proteins, bacteria, yeast, Drosophila, and vertebrates, the position requires a curious and creative scientist who enjoys working in different biological systems and mastering a wide variety of experimental approaches. Possibilities exist for attending training courses and scientific conferences abroad and for co-authoring scientific publications.
- Conducting experiments, including specimen preparation, data collection on the electron microscopes (TEM and SEM), and data analysis
- Consultation regarding experimental design
- Helping to develop individualized protocols specific for the studies of researchers at the Faculty
- Training new users
- Administration of the Center
- Taking part in long-term planning to improve the capabilities of the EM Center.
- PhD in biomedical sciences or related field.
- Experience with biological electron microscopy, including as many as possible of the following areas: specimen preparation (ultramicrotomy, cryo-ultramicrotomy, SEM critical point drying and coating), data collection (TEM, SEM, tomography), and analysis.
- Ability to work independently, to learn and adapt new techniques, and to research the scientific literature to develop new approaches.
- Ability to collaborate effectively with other researchers.
Full-time position. Start time is July 1, 2016 (flexible).
Interested applicants are invited to send their CV and names of at least 2 references to: Prof. Tom Schultheiss, MD, PhD, Email: email@example.com
March 21st, 2016
The Correlated Mulitmodal Imaging Node Austria (CMI) is seeking applications for the position of an
Imaging experts and facilities of seven leading universities and research institutes in Austria have created a consortium operating an interdisciplinary imaging platform called the Correlated Multimodal Imaging Node Austria (CMI; www.bioimaging-austria.at). The goal of CMI is to provide broad access to cutting edge in vivo and ex vivo imaging technologies such as ultra-high field MRI, PET, SPECT, CT, OCT, HREM, super resolution light microscopy, TEM, MS imaging, etc. The focus of CMI rests on the establishment of imaging pipelines that combine and correlate complementary technologies in optimized workflows and on development of software tools bridging the different imaging modalities. CMI is headed by the Medical University of Vienna and designed to become the Austrian EuroBioimaging node serving an international community of researchers all over Europe. The position of the Operating Director will cover research activities and administrative coordination of the node.
The position is affiliated to the Vienna Biocenter Core Facilities GmbH (VBCF). The VBCF is a non-profit research institute providing scientific infrastructure operated, maintained, and developed by highly qualified experts. VBCF is situated at the Campus Vienna Biocenter, one of Europe’s leading multi-disciplinary biomedical research centers.
Your responsibilities: As Operating Director you will be responsible for the successful operation of CMI. You will set up effective administrative processes and coordinate and trigger the development of the portfolio of imaging pipelines. You will plan and coordinate the execution of research projects and offer expert advice to external customers. As a recognized imaging expert you will actively involve yourself in research projects where appropriate. As Operating Director you will represent CMI nationally and internationally, cooperate with other imaging facilities and acquire new customers by active promotion of CMI’s service portfolio. Together with the partners in the CMI consortium you will recruit external funding to secure long-term sustainability of CMI.
- PhD in Biology, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, or a related field.
- Several years of research experience in imaging in life sciences
- Expert in use, troubleshooting and application across multiple imaging modalities, ideally including several of the above mentioned in vivo and ex vivo techniques
- Good computing and image analysis skills
- Leadership experience, together with project and resource management skills, will be an asset.
The successful candidate is expected to have a collaborative nature and excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
Please send your curriculum vitae, cover letter, publication list, and contact of three referees to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information please contact Andreas Tiran. This position will close no sooner than March 20th and will remain open until filled.
January 12ve, 2016
Lecturer (tenure track) / Associate Professor / Professor in Bioimaging, Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences, capacity group Physiology – Biochemistry – Immunology, research institute Biomedical Research Institute of Hasselt University
Hasselt University is an independent innovative university which is regionally anchored and has a pronounced international orientation. The university stands for excellence in education, top research in spearhead fields and active engagement in innovation and entrepreneurship.The overall objective is to combine academic excellence with economic and social relevance.The university aims to widen participation, addressing all talents, and inspires its students and staff to develop their full potential in a dynamic environment.
The candidate is member of the faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences and will perform research at the Biomedical Research Institute (BIOMED).
The candidate will perform teaching activities in the bachelor and master program of Biomedical Sciences.
The candidate set up his/her own research program in line with the spearhead research activities of the BIOMED institute, and uses up to date and novel developments in the field of bioimaging.
- Strong track record in bioimaging with excellent publications in the field
- Minimal 3 years of post doc experience
- Experience in supervising predocs and graduate students
- Proven record of successful grant raising
- Excellent didactical and communication skills
- Proven track record in academic teaching activities is an asset
- Academic personnel needs to adhere to the legal requirements concerning the teaching language (Dutch/English). Where needed, UHasselt will assist in training to reach the minimal languagerequirements
PhD in physics, biomedical sciences, medical sciences or applied biological sciences (or equivalent).
If the candidate is appointed in the scale of assistent professor, the contract will consist of a 5-year tenure track, with possible fixed appointment as associate professor after favourable evaluation. When appointed in the scale of (associate) professor, a fixed appointment can be reached after a trial period of three years.
Content job responsibilities:
Prof. dr. Niels HELLINGS, +32-11-269268, email@example.com
Prof. dr. Jean-Michel RIGO, +32-11-268004, firstname.lastname@example.org
Content terms of employment and selection procedure: http://www.uhasselt.be/jobs
You can only apply online up to and including 01 February 2016.
Preselection on the basis of CV. Interview with and test lesson by the selected candidates.