Deadline: 2021-09-12

Location: Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Maulbeerstrasse 66, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

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Type: Technical staff

The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) seeks a highly motivated individual to manage the High Content Screening (HCS) and Automation projects at the Facility for Advanced Imaging and Microscopy. The FMI is a world-class biomedical research institute investigating the molecular mechanisms of health and disease and has state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure for HCS. The position (100%) will be initially for three years, with the possibility thereafter to become permanent.


  • A PhD degree and ideally 3-4 years of experience in HCS and automation
  • Experience in fluorescence confocal microscopy (e.g., LSMs, Spinning-Disks)
  • Basic knowledge in image and data processing (e.g., ImageJ, CellProfiler, KNIME)
  • Basic skills in scripting (e.g., with Metamorph and Python)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • The ability to work as a team member
  • Strong interest in training PhD students and postdoctoral scientists
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English