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University of Maryland
Faculty Position in Biological Physics
College Park, Maryland

The University of Maryland Department of Physics invites applications for a tenured/tenure track faculty position in Biological Physics. Our emphasis will be to add strength to our existing experimental biophysics research program, but we welcome exceptional experimentalists and theorists in any area of biological physics.

DKTK partner site Dresden - Radiation Oncology
Postdoc in Biology and Bioinformatics
Dresden, Germany
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Deadline: Dec 6, 2022

The investigation of radiation-induced brain injury is one focus of our group “Translational Radiation Oncology” led by Prof. Mechthild Krause. The use of the experimental beam line at University Proton Therapy Dresden and an interdisciplinary research team are excellent prerequisites for this clinically relevant research. We are working at the interface of medicine, biology and physics using innovative bioinformatics and image analyses methods. For this purpose, we rely on an established network of vivid collaborations on our campus, e.g. with specialists for image analyses methods, modeling and machine learning approaches. We search for a highly motivated postdoc to join our team. The successful candidate will work on:

  • Highly relevant translational research questions within an interdisciplinary team of biologists, physicians and physicists 
  • Curation and analyses of MALDI-imaging data in combination with associated histology and medical imaging data to study causes and mechanisms of (proton) radiation induced brain injury
  • Implementation, testing and deploying of state-of-the-art methods for co-registration of the mentioned multi-modal data sets 
  • Conception and performance of new innovative project ideas, including animal studies using precise proton radiation
  • Grants writing and supervision of students

Successful candidates will find an open and interdisciplinary environment with the spirit of mutual support and have the possibility to develop their own profile.

University of Edinburgh
Bio-Imaging & Flow Cytometry Technician
Edinburgh, UK

The Bio-imaging and Flow Cytometry facility at the Roslin Institute is a cutting edge facility supporting the entire Easter Bush campus as well as users from across the University of Edinburgh and external users from other universities and industry. The Bio-imaging arm of the facility is comprised of 15 imaging systems ranging from a Zeiss Lightsheet 7 microscope, confocal microscopes with airyscan super resolution capability, a wide range of epifluorescence and brightfield systems and high power software image analysis stations which including VR capabilities. The flow cytometry arm of the facility has recently installed Scotland’s first Bigfoot spectral cell sorter but is also comprised of a BD FACSaria cell sorter and flow cytometry analysers. This is an exciting opportunity to cross skill in both technologies and be part of a team assisting and training facility users, maintaining equipment and providing support with data analysis. The facility also hosts an annual bio-imaging and flow cytometry training course and actively participates in public engagement activities.

The Rockefeller University
Research Support Associate, Bio-Imaging Resource Center
New York, New York

The Bio-Imaging Resource Center (BIRC) at the Rockefeller University in New York City is seeking a motivated full-time microscopist to advise and train users, particularly in the area of confocal microscopy. Reporting to the Director of the BIRC and working together with the BIRC staff team, responsibilities include:   ·      assisting in advising and training users in all areas of optical microscopy, including microscope set-up, experimental design, sample preparation and data evaluation; ·      performing trouble-shooting, microscope maintenance and miscellaneous laboratory maintenance and job-related duties as required; ·      working on collaborative studies with Rockefeller University researchers will also be encouraged for motivated individuals.   Qualifications   ·      Master’s degree or Ph.D. in biology or a related field preferred; ·      a minimum of two years of experience in advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques, plus experience with sample preparation and experimental design; ·      excellent interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills; ·      an enthusiastic approach towards new techniques; ·      motivation to maintain a broad knowledge of state-of-the-art imaging technology and the flexibility to interact with a diverse group of researchers; ·      strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.   The equipment in the center includes:   ·      Zeiss LSM 980 and 780 confocal microscopes, and Zeiss LSM 880 inverted confocal/multiphoton system; ·      Caliber ID RS-G4 confocal system; ·      LaVision Ultramicroscope (light sheet system); ·      Abberior Facility Line STED microscope; ·      VisiTech instantSIM (iSIM) and OMX 3D-SIM super-resolution systems; ·      Olympus FV1000 MPE Twin upright multiphoton system with NIR laser plus GaAsP detectors; ·      Zeiss CellDiscoverer 7 (CD7), two DeltaVisions, Olympus CellVoyager, Yokagawa spinning disk confocal microscope fitted with FRAP/Photoactivation capabilities, and various widefield microscopes; ·      Several high-end image processing workstations with advanced softwares.   Follow your passion for excellence in science and join our researchers in the pursuit of science for the benefit of humanity.   How to apply   We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative working environment.   Please visit the URL below and apply to job code “IRC28644”. Please make sure to upload your resume and a cover letter: For specific technical questions about the BIRC’s instrumentation or services, please feel free to contact Dr. Alison North, the Director of the BIRC, at: The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

NeuroCyto lab
POSTDOC POSITION FOR A Single Molecule Localization Microscopy ENTHUSIAST
Marseille, France
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Deadline: Jan 15, 2023

This position is funded for 2 years, with the idea of looking for fellowships after these first years. The position is available from April 1st, 2023. It is supported by an Agence Nationale de la Recherche grant in collaboration with the Abbelight company (2022-2025). The project will use a recently acquired Abbelight SAFe 360 setup for Single Molecule Localization Microscopy (SMLM) and set up an optimized workflow for sample labeling, image acquisition, processing and downstream analysis (Jimenez et al., 2020Mau et al., 2021Ouyang et al., 2022). 

Seagate Technology
Summer 2023 TEM internship at Seagate Technology in Bloomington, MN!
Bloomington, Minnesota

Internships are important pipelines for finding full-time employees to hire later. Even if you are not sure you are interested in doing into industry, this opportunity is a great way to find out what is like. Specific major is not important... I joined Seagate after doing a BS in Environmental Chemistry, a PhD in Geoscience, and two postdocs in Environmental Engineering.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Core Facility Manager - Histology & Microscopy
Melbourne, Australia
Australia and Oceania
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Deadline: Dec 15, 2022

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for the position of Core Facility Manager - Centre for Advanced Histology and Microscopy at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre - one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world.   The Centre for Advanced Histology and Microscopy (CAHM) underpins a multitude of cancer research projects and houses four core platforms: Histology, Optical Microscopy, Electron Microscopy and Image Analysis.   We are seeking a highly experienced and self-motivated core facility manager to lead CAHM. The CAHM Manager will collaborate in research activities with other laboratories and cores, train staff and students, contribute to the development of new imaging methods and the implementation of new technologies within the core.   The Core Facility Manager is responsible for providing effective leadership and management of the facility, establishing an innovative core service for researchers and students. 

Carl Zeiss Microscopy, LLC
Account Manager - Protege
Boston, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania

The ZEISS Account Manager protégé is a training position designed to prepare the protégé to take over a wide possibility of roles in the company that require extensive application knowledge. The position requires active support of Account Manager (AM) colleagues and customers in the field with a focus on creating customer value and facilitating customer success. The protégé will receive in depth training on a variety of scientific and application areas including: Microscopy, Imaging, Research Applications, Computer data analysis and visualization, customer support, and Zeiss Selling Skills (ZSP). Upon successfully demonstrating mastery of key metrics (ZEISS Sales Process, Deep Understanding of Application space, Operating Microscope portfolio, understanding of the ZEISS network), the protégé may be asked to transition to an Account Manager role or other function. It is expected the Protégé will relocate upon request if/when required by the company. The protégé program will have proficiency milestones established to measure success and advance the through the development process. The protégé will be immersed in the latest cutting-edge scientific technologies and will interact with leading scientists and their exciting research projects.

Head VIB Bioimaging Core
Ghent, Leuven, Brussels

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to lead one of the worlds leading microscopy facilities. VIB is widely recognized as an established and world-leading knowledge center in life sciences and biotechnology with an excellent reputation in technology transfer. The unique combination of strategic basic research and a clear focus on innovation & business is one of the major contributors to its success. VIB is highly committed to being the driving force behind the growth of the dynamic life sciences cluster in Flanders.

Max-Planck Institute
5-year postdoc position (fully funded), Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology
Berlin, Germany

The Quantitative Biology research group of Simone Reber at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Berlin is offering a Post-doctoral position (m/f/d) - In vitro reconstitution of the Plasmodium microtubule cytoskeleton for a project starting in the first trimester of 2023.

Hamamatsu Photonics

Several opening at Hamamatsu Photonics, follow the link for more details

3i - Intelligent Imaging Innovations
Microscopy Sales Scientist
Göttingen, Germany

Intelligent Imaging Innovations (3i) GmbH is looking for a Microscopy Sales Scientist to join its expanding team in Göttingen, Germany. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established global scientific instrumentation company and make a difference. The post is permanent and offers a competitive salary with generous corporate benefits. Qualified candidates will possess a degree in life or technical science and experience in microscopy/imaging software sales.

University of Rhode Island
Director, Nanotechnology Laboratory
Kingston, Rhode Island

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UT Southwestern Medical School
EM Core Facility Director
Dallas, Texas

Thriving electron microscopy core facility at top research institution seeks new director ( The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is recruiting a director for its Electron Microscopy Core Facility (EMCF). The director will hold a Research Track faculty appointment in the Department of Cell Biology or other basic science department at a rank commensurate with experience. A Ph.D. degree or equivalent in biology or related subject is required. Previous experience as a staff member of a core facility providing biological electron microscopy services to basic researchers is highly desired. Applicants should be prepared to submit a portfolio of their work. The EMCF is an institutionally supported core facility that serves the entire UTSW research community, supporting investigators from more than 70 laboratories in 30 clinical and basic science departments engaged in cutting edge biomedical research. The current staff of four full-time technical staff process around 1000 samples per year, including ultrastructural characterization of nanoparticles, microorganisms, macromolecular complexes, exosomes, yeast, Drosophila, C. elegans, spheroids, organoids, and a wide variety of mammalian tissues and cultured cells. There is increasing demand for the correlative LM/EM and immunogold localization protocols offered by the core. The EMCF has two transmission electron microscopes, a scanning electron microscope and ancillary instrumentation that includes a Wöhlwend Compact 3 high pressure freezer and a Leica FS2 freeze substitution machine.  A key role of the director involves consultation and collaboration with faculty, staff and trainees who need electron microscopy in support of ongoing research projects. In addition, the director will have the opportunity to shape the future directions of the facility to keep abreast of developing technology and thus maximize benefit to the UT Southwestern community. The successful applicant will have a broad understanding of both current biology and a variety of EM methods in order to match protocols to research goals. Ability to adapt existing protocols to new circumstances is essential. Ability to communicate effectively with clients and technical staff is a must.

Oregon Health & Science University
Associate Core Scientist
Portland, Oregon

"We are seeking a talented, motivated and highly interactive individual to work in a multidisciplinary team at OHSU as part of the Multiscale Microscopy Core (MMC). Included at this OHSU Electron Microscopy Core are two Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM), a Tecnai T12 Biotwin, and a Glacios cryoTEM microscope (outfitted with a K3 direct electron detector). This facility also has a Helios G3 FIB-SEM, a newly installed Helios UC5 FIB-SEM equipped with Oxford EDS detector and Leica cryo stage, a Teneo SBF-SEM and a CorrSight for correlative light and EM projects.   The Associate Core Scientist will provide support to the MMC’s activities and core director by communication with core facility users, providing sample preparation, imaging acquisition and training to new users and junior staff. The candidate will also be involved in laboratory maintenance including consumables and reagents restocking, operations with advanced electron microscope equipment (TEM, cryoTEM, SEM, FIB-SEM and SBF-SEM) and provide assistance with organization of laboratory events including training and workshops. The candidate will provide administrative support of laboratory operations including iLabs, ordering, maintenance of records and inventory databases and liaising with the manufacturers and vendors for purchases, repairs, upgrades and application support. It is expected for this candidate maintain current knowledge with literature and database searches on topics relevant to the projects, methodology and instrumentations of the core.   The candidate will be expected to help maintain a smooth and efficient working environment by providing services to internal and external users and assisting with training and support. This includes troubleshooting sample preparations and helping with long semi-automated data collection runs. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop new workflows in the core.  The Core Scientist family provides technology expertise for researchers across campus. Core Scientists are involved with providing service functions in a core that depending on the core include service projects, assay services, or equipment training. Core management duties includes responsibilities for service quality assurance and compliance, project and request tracking, financial duties around recharge mechanisms, and user outreach. Core leadership duties include operational and financial oversight, reporting, staff recruitment, training, and mentoring, and staff and user management. "

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Indiana University
Electron Microscopist Position in Materials Science
Bloomington, Indiana

"A Materials Science Electron Microscopist position is available at Indiana University Bloomington. This position is part of the IUB Electron Microscopy Center (, which is a core facility that serves both the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses of Indiana University. The IUB-EMC currently has four Ph.D. level staff that operate five electron microscopes to further the research mission of the university, with three focus areas in materials science, biological science, and cryo-TEM life science applications. Instruments in our center include an FEI Teneo Volume Scope SBF-SEM, a JEOL 1010 TEM, a JEOL 1400plus cryo-TEM, a cryo-equipped JEOL 3200FS (S)TEM, and a Thermo-Fisher Talos Arctica cryo-TEM. The JEOL 1400plus is equipped with a Gatan OneView CMOS camera that can record 4k x 4k CCD images at 25 fps (and smaller areas of the sensor as fast as 300 fps). It also has an EDX system containing an X-MaxN SSD detector from Oxford Instruments. The JEOL 3200FS is equipped with a Gatan UltraScan 4000 CCD camera and a DE-64 8k x 8k direct electron detection camera capable of full-frame streaming at up to 46 fps, as well as an Oxford EDX detector. In summer 2023 we will be installing a JEOL NEOARM Atomic Resolution Analytical Electron Microscope, which features aberration correction and a cold field emission gun.

The staff in our center each have focus areas for working with users and instrumentation but are also cross-trained in other areas to provide back up for each other and to increase collaboration and efficiency in the center. This available position is for a scientist with experience and interest in materials science studies, which will mainly make use of the JEOL 1400plus, JEOL 3200FS, and JEOL NEOARM instruments. This position is user-oriented, so the primary duties are related to interacting with users, developing new experiments, supporting experiments, and problem solving in support of user research." See link for full details

Electron Microscope Technician 3
Pullman, Washington

"Position Details: The Franceschi Microscopy & Imaging Center (FMIC) is a centralized research and educational facility housed in the College of Arts and Sciences and available to all WSU researchers for the observation, imaging, and ultrastructural study of biological and non-biological specimens. The FMIC has a long history of providing research support and student training. Founded in 1962, the Center is one of the oldest in the United States. The Center provides a safe, fully-equipped laboratory complex for specimen preparation for both light and electron microscopy. We are looking for a new team member to help and teach users, develop new methods, and take care of our equipment. The center is equipped with transmission and scanning electron microscopes, confocal laser scanning microscopes and all necessary ancillary equipment such as a high pressure freezer, sputter coaters, freeze driers etc. Some experience in electron or confocal microscopy is expected, but we encourage applicants from the life sciences and engineering/material science disciplines to apply.   Summary of Duties: Perform and apply advanced, specialized electron microscopy techniques making independent examination of material. Serve as technical consultant to faculty and investigators with diagnostic problems or research projects. Develop and apply new techniques or procedures applicable to diagnostic ultrastructural pathology or research. Direct the work of, and instruct, post-doctoral fellows, students, or student helper."

Researcher in Operando transmission electron microscopy applied to the study of the Mott transition
Nantes, France

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Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness CSIRO
Senior Biological Research Electron Microscopist
Geelong, VIC, AU
Australia and Oceania

See more details at link "In this role, you will be responsible for the scientific activities of the electron microscopy facility at the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness (ACDP), as well as leading and mentoring staff in TEM and sample preparation techniques. As the Senior Biological Research Electron Microscopist, you will plan and execute impactful research projects of all sizes, as well as contribute to elements of larger projects. Working with trusted collaborator networks and drawing on expertise in electron microscopy, these research projects will involve the design and application of innovative techniques to the investigation of viral disease pathogenesis."

Research Institute of Molecular Pathology
Various positions - Balzarotti Lab
Vienna, Austria

Positions include Postdoc, Internships, PhD candidates and more

Washington University School of Medicine
Director, Washington University Center for Cellular Imaging
Saint Louis, Missouri

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSM) seeks an impactful scientist and leader to serve as Director of the Washington University Center for Cellular Imaging (WUCCI). The incoming Director will lead an established and well-resourced imaging center encompassing light, electron, and X-ray imaging for one of the most preeminent schools of medicine in the country.

The Director will be entrusted with the center’s mission – to empower the WUSM scientific community with cutting-edge microscopy approaches and expertise to drive discoveries in biological mechanisms from molecular structure to whole animal physiology. The Director will develop and manage a team of scientists and technologists that will provide expertise spanning sample preparation, instrument operation, and data analysis. Currently, a professional staff of ten supports the center. Although the center is housed in the School of Medicine, it supports investigators throughout the entire University. It is hosted by the Departments of Neuroscience and Cell Biology and Physiology

The Director will be responsible for on-going recruitment and mentoring of an increasingly distinguished and diverse staff. With support from the advisory board and administrative team, the Director will manage extramural and capital investment funds, along with center revenue, for instrumentation purchases and maintenance, personnel recruitment, and future growth. The Director will create and support a vision for this interactive, technology-forward, innovative, and supportive center. In doing so, the Director will engage collaboratively with other Center Directors (Genomics, Mass Spectrometry, and Histology among others) and investigators to maintain WUSM’s position as a leader in molecular and cellular microscopy.

The WUCCI occupies 7,000 square feet and includes cutting edge instrumentation in one location including Light Microscopy, 3D X-Ray Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy and Cryo -Transmission Electron Microscopy. For additional information visit:

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent experience in one or more areas of biology, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, engineering, computer science and will be qualified for appointment as faculty member in a Department of the School of Medicine. The Director will have demonstrated expertise in microscopy, strong interpersonal skills that empower a commitment to team science, and an understanding of the importance of research cores to facilitate modern science. The successful applicant will have experience in team management and mentorship, instrument operations and maintenance, data management and analysis, and method development.

Moreover, the Director should be proficient in a variety of areas of microscopy data analysis, and managing large datasets. The successful candidate will benefit from demonstrated success in project design, consultation for collaborators, teaching practical interpretation of microscopy datasets, effectively communicating project progress, writing technical summaries, preparing presentations, participating in publications, and writing instrumentation grants.

For more information, please contact: Mark Prosperi, MHA Executive Director, Talent Management and Executive Search Washington University in St. Louis Email:

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter with statement of interest to the WU faculty career site:

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Electron Microscopy Technician
Denver, Colorado

The Electron Microscopy Core Facility at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a fee for service core facility providing routine biological transmission electron microscopy services to a wide variety of health-related disciplines ranging from basic research to translational medicine. The core facility technician will be responsible for assisting the core director by sample preparation and instrument operation. Duties include reagent preparation; biological sample processing and plastic embedding; thick and thin sectioning; negative staining; operation of 120 kV transmission electron microscope; maintaining detailed records of all processed specimens; maintaining online scheduling, project tracking and billing within the iLab system.    

Center for Advanced Light Microscopy and Electron Microscopy at Genentech
Scientist 3 - Confocal Microscopy
South San Francisco, California

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Center for Advanced Light Microscopy and Electron Microscopy at Genentech
Scientist 3 - Image Analysis
San Francisco, California

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Science Program Manager, Imaging
Redwood City, California

The Imaging Program is seeking a Science Program Manager to join our team. In this role, you will work with the Program Lead for Community to assist and manage the development and operations of grant programs to foster a global representative imaging community, including programs in progress, planned, or future programs to be developed. You will coordinate closely with the rest of the CZI Science team, CZI Technology team, and the external community; you will be a public advocate of CZI’s mission and our priorities and you will contribute to shaping our strategic directions in this area. The ideal candidate will have deep, hands-on expertise in biological and/or medical imaging. Key qualities are (1) experience with imaging technology development (2) a passion for community engagement and (3) strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and work across a diversity of expertise. 

Jacobs & NASA
Astromaterial Scientist
Houston, Texas

"The Astromaterial Scientist will:

  • Support the Astromaterials Research & Exploration Science Directorate (ARES) at NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) in the field of cosmochemistry and planetary science and provide support for NASA missions.
  • Perform chemical and mineralogical analysis.
  • Perform sample preparation for chemical and mineralogical analysis.
  • Communicate laboratory results/issues/updates to the lab manager and/or project lead.
  • Document procedures and results.
  • Contribute to the publication of quantitative scientific results.
  • Assist with the organization of laboratory safety documents, maintenance of chemical inventory, and procurement of laboratory supplies.
  • Adhere to and remain up to date on chemical safety protocols.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.​"
Jacobs at NASA Johnson Space Center
Planetary Scientist
Houston, Texas

"The Planetary Scientist will:

  • Support work in the fields of cosmochemistry and planetary science and provide support for NASA missions.
  • Perform chemical and mineralogical analysis.
  • Perform sample and solution preparation for chemical and mineralogical analysis.
  • Communicate laboratory results/issues/updates to the lab manager and/or project lead.
  • Document procedures and results.​
  • Contribute to the publication of quantitative scientific results.
  • Assist with the organization of laboratory safety documents, maintenance of chemical inventory, and procurement of laboratory supplies.
  • Adhere to and remain up to date on chemical safety protocols.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned."
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