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Project Manager, Euro-BioImaging, Advanced Light Microscopy Node at Turku Centre for Biotechnology

This is your chance to be the next Finnish Euro-BioImaging Node Manager!

https://abo.rekrytointi.com/paikat/?o=A_RJ&jgid=1&jid=124

The Turku Centre for Biotechnology is a joint department of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, providing high-end technologies and expertise to academic and industrial researchers. These services benefit from the internationally competitive, excellent research carried out by TCB investigators. Our researchers discover molecular events underlying biological function and identify how this information can be used to improve life quality.

The position: Project Manager

Deadline to apply: October 5th, 2018 at 15.00 (Finnish time)

Turku Centre for Biotechnology, a joint department of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, seeks a project manager to work with the Euro-BioImaging Project from December 1st 2018 to December 31st 2020. Euro-BioImaging (www.eurobioimaging.eu) provides open physical user access to a broad range of state-of-art technologies in biological and biomedical imaging for life scientists, and its Finnish Advanced Light Microscopy Node (www.eurobioimaging.fi) focuses on different specialties such as super-resolution imaging, correlative light and electron microscopy and mesoscopic imaging.

As Project manager of the Finnish ALM Node of Euro-BioImaging the main tasks of this position are:

To further develop the Finnish ALM Node: constantly upgrade operational facilities to meet national and international needs for imaging services.

To promote the services that the Finnish ALM Node of EuBI offers; and to actively work to improve the quality of those services.

To manage and coordinate the Finnish EuBI Node and to be responsible for the communication between all three partners in Turku (TBI), Helsinki (HBI) and Oulu (OBI).

To coordinate Finnish Node funding acquisition and reporting towards Academy of Finland and universities.

To evaluate Finnish Node user applications and projects based on their technical and scientific quality.

To be the first point of contact for applications coming to Finland and to coordinate the EuBI user’s projects taking place in Finland.

To provide assistance with requested imaging technologies and to support users with the experimental design and execution.

Help to organize in collaboration with the involved units, the required ethical permissions for human and animal research, for transferring laboratory animals, biological and genetic material, as well as help arranging accommodation and travel details of the visitors.

Applicants will be expected to have a suitable bioscience/biophysics background (PhD or corresponding) together with high experience working with a broad spectrum of light microscopy methods. In addition experience in one or more of the following areas will be regarded as an asset:

1. Super-resolution methods such as STED microscopy, PALM/STORM and/or Structure Illumination microscopy (SIM)

2. Different microscopy techniques offered by the Finnish ALM Node of Euro-BioImaging in particular advanced optical microscopy methods such as: FLIM/FRET, FCS, TIRF

3. Euro-BioImaging research infrastructure

4. Image processing and data management

The applications will be evaluated in two stages, firstly the written application and then in an oral discussion with the most highly scoring candidates in the second round. The second round is based on the oral interviews.

Good communication skills in particular in English are essential as many of the Node users are international visitors. Also the ability to work independently in an interdisciplinary environment, as well as being part of a team and having good organizational skills are considered to be essential.

The salary is in accordance with the Finnish University salary system for other personnel job demand level 10, where the work specific salary component is 3339,28 € per month depending on qualifications. In addition, there is a salary component based on personal work performance, which is at most 46.3% of the base salary. The position is 100% (FTE) and salary is calculated accordingly.

Electronic applications should be submitted no later than October 5th, 2018 at 15.00 (Finnish time) through the university recruitment system below (www.abo.fi/rekrytering). The application should include CV, motivation letter, publication list where appropriate and contact details of two referees.

For further information on the position please contact Project Manager Inga Pukonen (inga.pukonen@abo.fi) or Project Manager Camilo Guzmán (camilo.guzman@abo.fi).

Åbo Akademi University is actively working for equal gender distribution and diversity across all personnel groups.

 

 


External offers

Light Microscopy Specialist at the Unviersity of Dundee

Reference Number:     SLSC0470

Job Title:                      Light Microscopy Specialist

School:                         Life Sciences

Unit:                            DIF

Grade:                          Grade 7 (£31,604 - £38,833)

Closing Date:                21 October 2018

The Dundee Imaging Facility provides a world-leading core microscopy resource to Researchers, Staff and Students in the life, biomedical, and physical sciences, and across the University. . The Facility houses >20 advanced light microscopy systems, including LSCM, WF-decon, SDCM, TIRF, MPLSM, FLIM and 3DSIM technologies. New acquisitions include a diSPIM and AiryScan systems. The Facility also houses electron microscopy and atomic probe microscopy, which are used for research applications in the life and physical sciences.

We are recruiting for an exceptional individual to join us as a Light Microscopy Specialist within the facility to provide high level technical/specialist expertise and to translate knowledge of advances in the field of advanced imaging/light microscopy into research success.

The role holder will provide user training and support for advanced microscopy systems housed in the facility including FLIM, TIRF, MPLSM, 3DSIM and SR LSCM. They will also assist users to troubleshoot imaging experiments and proactively offer advice and support to solve problems quickly. The role holder will work across both the School of Life Sciences (City Campus) and the School of Medicine (Ninewells Campus).

This is an excellent opportunity to join the Dundee Imaging Facility in a key role supporting the research and training activities of the University. The Facility is a critical resource for staff working in a wide range of disciplines in the Schools of Life Sciences, Medicine and Science & Engineering.

Who we’re looking for:

• Advanced knowledge of all aspects of Light Microscopy
• Significant experience in advanced imaging
• Problem solving ability and able to work autonomously and clearly communicate complex, specialist information
• Independent thinking skills, utilising information obtained from published literature, collaborative discussions, and other sources
• Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
• Appreciation and understanding of data protection, confidentiality, equality and diversity legislation
• Knowledge of all aspects of Health & Safety, Good Laboratory Practice and Research Integrity

We are one of the UK’s leading universities – internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Conveniently located on the banks of River Tay, our main city-centre campus is at the heart of Dundee - an up-and-coming, friendly, compact and affordable city with a rich heritage in design and technology. Just a short walk from the V&A Museum of Design Dundee, we’re close to both the train and bus stations. We also have campuses at Ninewells Hospital and in Kirkcaldy which are easily accessible via local transport links.

For further information about this position please contact Paul Appleton at p.l.appleton@dundee.ac.uk. To find out more about the Dundee Imaging Facility please visit www.lifesci.dundee.ac.uk/technologies/dundee-imaging-facility.

We anticipate that interviews for this appointment will take place early to mid September.

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

Apply Here:

https://www.jobs.dundee.ac.uk/fe/tpl_uod01.asp?s=4A515F4E5A565B1A&jobid=102497,4912145689&key=137857282&c=35253486652358&pagestamp=sewgppersgmnjkftlw

 

Application Specialist positions at Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems are offering three new positions in Germany and the UK.

1. Application Specialist Widefield Microscopy, Germany. Job reference number SAL001358

2. Application Specialist Confocal Microscopy, UK. Job reference number SAL001334

3. Application Specialist Widefield Microscopy, UK. Job reference number SAL001334

For more information and to apply, enter the job reference numbers here: https://danaher.taleo.net/careersection/leica/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&radiusType=K&searchExpanded=true&organization=4801382850&radius=1

 

MICROSCOPY AND IMAGE ANALYSIS SPECIALIST

The Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin is a joint medical faculty, which serves both Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. As one of the largest university hospitals in Europe with an important history, it plays a leading role in research, teaching and clinical care. The Charité university hospital has also made a name for itself as a modern business with certifications in the medical, clinical and management fields

Department of Internal Medicine / Infectious and Respiratory Diseases / Research Lab / CC12 High-end light microscopic techniques as well as subsequent big data processing and machine-learning based analysis is playing a central role in biomedical research. Within the activities of the collaborative research network (SFB-TR 84, Innate Immunity of the Lung), the newly founded Development Center for Multidimensional Imaging (Charité - Zeiss), and the Charité research center 3R, imaging based investigations of threedimensional human tissue and organoid models aim to reveal basic (patho-)physiological mechanism in infection and immunity. For strengthening this area, the Hocke Lab (Molecular Imaging of Immunoregulation) offers a postdoctoral position with strong emphasis on high-end imaging.

Your area of responsibility: Responsible running of an advanced microscopic environment including the following techniques:

Your profile:

  • Spectral microscopy (confocal, FRET, FLIM), super-resolution (PALM, STORM, SIM), live-cell and -tissue imaging, perspectively (lattice) light sheet
  • Development of new imaging techniques and applications for the research field with industrial partners
  • Digital image processing / analysis including automation by machine / deep learning
  • Cell and tissue preparation, infection / stimulation
  • Education of young scientists, guidance of thesis candidates
  • A passion for imaging is a prerequisite!
  • PhD thesis in a relevant field (life-science, medicine etc.) and at least 3 years job experience in the field
  • Very solid background in advanced light microscopy including image analysis
  • Profound knowledge in programming and development of machine /deep learning based tools is a strong asset
  • Capability to setup new microscope systems and courage to develop new imaging techniques
  • Strong experience in cell culture, handling tissue samples, and vector cloning procedures
  • High degree of scientific accuracy with skills to establish scientific workflows and procedures
  • Skills in educating young scientists, good team player, and wish to push the field forward
  • Open for working in an infectious disease lab and to handle pathogens on a biosafety 2 level

Ref.no.: DM100.18b

Start: 01.07.2018

Length of employment: 30.06.2022

Workingtime: 39 hours per week

Pay: E13 TVöD VKA – K

Employees are grouped into pay scales according to their qualifications and personal requirements. You can find our collective bargaining agreements (Tarifverträge) here:

https://www.charite.de/en/careers

Contact person:

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hocke

andreas.hocke@charite.de

+49 (0)30 450 553477

Please send your application quoting the reference number to:

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin Med. Klinik m.S. Infektiologie und Pneumologie

Prof. Dr. Andreas Hocke

Charitéplatz 1 / Virchowweg 9

10117 Berlin DIE

 

 

 

 

 


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