Deadline: 2019-03-15

Location: Klosterneuburg, Austria

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Type: Academic staff

The Bio-Imaging Facility of the IST Austria is enlarging their team and are searching for a full time Advanced Microscopist / optical engineer, with knowledge of image analysis. The Bio-Imaging Facility at IST Austria provides state-of the art fluorescence microscopy services, FACS services, as well as custom image analysis and optical development services. Are you interested in how your future working place may look like? This video<> provides a bird’s eye view of IST Austria.


  • Support of basic facility operations: routine care of microscopy equipment, (basic) training of users § Support and development of advanced quantitative microscopy-based measurement methods (FLIM, FRAP, FRET, FCS, RICS, TIRF, laser ablation), initiated by research groups §  Initial projects involve: support in implementation of lattice light sheet microscope, customization of OpenSPIM, optimization of cleared tissue imaging, implementation of adaptive optics §  Implementation for real-time feedback microscopy and image analysis routines, initiated by research groups §  Assist in teaching a yearly microscopy course and small workshops



  • PhD or relevant education involving optical development and/or -engineering § Proven experience with building optical setups and the technical aspects of microscopy §  Familiar with at least some of the following programs / languages: ImageJ/FIJI (advanced), Java, KNIME, LabVIEW, Matlab, Micro-Manager, Python §  Reliability and ability to work independently and team-oriented §  Good organizational and project management skills are of great advantage §  Work experience in an academic environment is advantageous


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