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University of Cambridge
Director of Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre and SBS Microscopy Network
Cambridge, UK
Europe
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Deadline: Jun 30, 2023

We are seeking a new Director of the Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre (CAIC) and associated School of Biological Sciences Microscopy (SBS) network. With a base in the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, the activities span Departments and Institutes across the School. This strategically important position will manage, develop and inspire an established team that delivers both cutting-edge design of bespoke microscopy approaches and a network of support for more routine imaging techniques. Through wide-ranging collaboration with our world-leading scientists, the chosen candidate will have unique opportunities to develop a portfolio of research that contributes to our reputation as a large and productive global centre of biological sciences research.   For additional information please check the job offer. Closing date 30 June 2023

Evident Scientific, Inc.
Field Service Engineer II
San Diego, California
USA
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Deadline: Jun 17, 2023

The Field Service Engineer II has intermediate microscopy product knowledge and demonstrated capability to troubleshoot in laboratory work; or someone who has equivalent work experience with mechanical electrical or optical equipment repair. Under minimal daily supervision and successful completion of relevant training courses, the incumbent will inspect service repair and provide expert level technical service and support on Evident branded equipment. The individual will conduct routine service and sales support calls and build strong customer relationships to strengthen the Evident brand. The incumbent may obtain the assistance of a more experienced engineer to solve extremely difficult or complex problems in which they may not yet be familiar and may on occasion offer assistance to employees with less experience. The incumbent will possess and practice good teamwork problem solving and customer service skills.

Job Duties

* Provide onsite system installation maintenance and repair within an assigned geographical area or as required.   * With no onsite supervision, conduct repairs, upgrades, preventative maintenance and system installations.   * Support in-house operations as required. Ensure timely professional and effective response to customer service needs to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.   * Submit required field-based documentation in a timely and accurate manner such as Customer Database Reports, Expense Reports, Calendar Entries, Installation Checklists, Countermeasure Forms, and Quality Issue Reporting in accordance with management and corporate guidelines.   * Establish and maintain open communication with the supervisor other FSE's and the product support organization within Evident to resolve all undefined or ongoing customer support problems.   * Responsible for online booking of all travel arrangements within corporate financial guidelines.   * Assist other Field Service Engineers and Sales Representatives with product installations, trade shows, demonstrations and other events as required.   * Proactively work within the region to support key accounts and other customers as required.   * Responsible for all service parts requested by or assigned to the FSE.   * Manage inventory in accordance with established requirements. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ¬† *¬†Associate degree in Engineering Technology, Electronics Biomedical Equipment Technology or equivalent education WITH a minimum of 4 years related work experience directly associated with microscopy or electro-opto-mechanical computer based products.¬†OR¬† *¬†BS degree in physics or laser spectroscopy with 2 years work experience may be considered.¬†OR¬† *¬†Advanced degree (Master or Ph.D. or postdoc) in Physics Spectroscopy Microscopy Engineering or equivalent education required; 2+ years' experience of using laser based advanced imaging system are required with a preference to do-it-yourself for building optical imaging systems in laboratory setting. ¬† *¬†Ability to use electronic test equipment is necessary ¬† *¬†¬†Must be a self-starter requiring minimal supervision and have high- degree of personal organization. ¬† *¬†Must be able to work flexible hours to include occasional short notice overtime and weekend work. ¬† *¬†Must be able to travel via air and automobile including overnight travel and occasional short-notice travel within 24 hour notice. Must possess valid driver's license. ¬† *¬†Lift/Carry 25+ pounds ¬† *¬†Bend/Stoop/Knell 2+ hours a day¬† ¬† *¬†Frequently push/pull 50+ pounds ¬† *¬†Vision requirements correctable to 20/20 vision¬† ¬† PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: ¬† *¬†Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. ¬† *¬†Must have demonstrated decision-making ability toward solving problems while working under pressure, and effectively communicate these solutions to coworkers and customers. ¬† *¬†Ability to timely manage multiple requests for resources from both internal and external customers. ¬† We realize work isn‚Äôt just a job to you. ¬† It‚Äôs a big part of your life, but not the only part. That‚Äôs why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks ‚ÄĒ so you can be ready for where life can take you. ¬† EVIDENT is passionate about the solutions it creates for the life sciences, and industrial equipment industries. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people‚Äôs lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.¬†Olympus has manufactured microscopes since the company‚Äôs founding in 1919. Today, EVIDENT is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. EVIDENT‚Äôs Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information,¬†Click Here.

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  It is the policy of EVIDENT to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

University of Utah
Research Associate (Microscopist)
Salt Lake City, Utah
USA

We are actively seeking a highly skilled and passionate Microscopist to join our team at the HSC Cell Imaging Core, which is located at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a service unit under the VPR office, the Core provides access to a wide range of advanced instruments, including fluorescence, confocal, spinning disk confocal, 2 photon, and STEDYCON microscopes, and slide scanners. In addition, the Core is expanding its capabilities with the upcoming integration of a Nikon Ring-TIRF spinning disk microscope and a NanoString system.

The successful candidate should possess a Ph.D. in a relevant field, such as biology, engineering, or physics, and must have excellent skills in advanced microscopy techniques, as well as experience in a service environment, including training and assisting researchers, and troubleshooting instrument issues. Click the link to apply: University of Utah Employment Site | Research Associate (peopleadmin.com)

The Core understands that this is a unique multidisciplinary position and provides complementary training to ensure the successful candidate is able to effectively integrate into the team. While prior experience with scientific imaging analysis tools, such as Imaris, Nikon Elements, and ImageJ, is preferred, it is not a strict requirement. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential for success in this dynamic and multidisciplinary role.

Institut Pasteur de Montevideo
Two technical assistants ‚Äď Advanced Bioimaging Unit
Montevideo
Latin America
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Deadline: Jun 16, 2023

The Advanced Bioimaging Unit (Joint Unit Institut Pasteur de Montevideo-Hospital de Clínicas/UdelaR) is inviting applications to fill two positions of Technical Assistant, working 40 hours per week.

Requirements: We are seeking graduates from computer science-related fields (Computer Engineering/Physics/Mathematics, etc.) with basic knowledge of image analysis, programming, development of libraries, repositories, and open-access projects. Additionally, familiarity with microscopy (preferably fluorescence and time-resolved/spectral) is desirable. While an MSc or PhD is preferable, it is not a requirement.

Experience: Essential qualifications include: Intermediate/advanced knowledge of Python programming. Previous experience in developing libraries for image analysis, documentation, and maintenance of repositories.

Responsibilities: The selected candidates will join the project "PhasorPy: Python library for phasor analysis of FLIM & spectral imaging," funded by the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative under its Essential Open Source Software for Science (EOSS-5) program.

Their responsibilities will include:

  • Completing assigned tasks in the development of code for various image analysis routines using phasor plots on FLIM and spectral images.
  • Participating in UBA trainings and courses.
  • Taking part in technological development activities of the UBA.
Morgridge Institute for Research/ UW-Madison
Postdoctoral Research Associate ‚Äď Optical Coherence Tomography (Skala Lab)
Madison, Wisconsin
USA

"The objective of this research project is to develop and apply photothermal optical coherence tomography and analysis techniques to quantitatively monitor melanin levels in the eye. Measurements will be made in calibration standards, animal models, and first-in-human studies. The Postdoctoral Researcher will optimize optical instrumentation, analysis, and acquisition procedures in collaboration with engineers, clinicians, and biologists in a joint collaboration with the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. The applicant will have access to state-of-the-art resources in biomedical photonics, and opportunities to develop other photonics techniques including high-throughput microscopy, multiphoton microscopy, and cancer biomarker discovery. This position will also provide a unique opportunity to gain experience in a multidisciplinary research environment."

University of Heidelberg
Research Data Infrastructure Expert (f/m/d)
Heidelberg, Germany
Europe
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Deadline: Jun 20, 2023

Your tasks: * Development and implementation of NFDI4BIOIMAGE measures such as FAIR image object solutions, proof of concepts and use cases * Analysis and testing of available software solutions * Exchange and collaboration with relevant central operating units and core facilities of the university and the NFDI4BIOIMAGE consortium * Exchange with national and international stakeholders on research data management * Consultation of scientists on the implementation of FAIR research data management * Analysis of external requirements * If applicable, preparation of grant proposals for funding research data management Your profile: * Experience in data management * Experience with databases and handling large amounts of data * Knowledge in software programming * Experience in project management * Master's degree, preferably in scientific computing, computer science, mathematics, physics or biology/biotechnology * Very good knowledge of written and spoken English * Excellent communication skills * High degree of flexibility in working on a variety of tasks

German BioImaging - GMB e.V.
Project Manager
home office
Europe
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Deadline: Jun 30, 2023

German BioImaging - Society for Microscopy and Image Analysis e.V. (GerBI) is a scientific society representing the interests of researchers and professionals as well as core facilities in Germany involved in microscopy and image data analysis for the life sciences. The society fosters knowledge exchange within the community, and interaction between scientists and engineers both from academia and industry. Additionally, GerBI-GMB promotes communication with the public about imaging in the life sciences. For the position of the project manager, we are looking for a proactive and motivated individual who is committed to the goals of the society and will lead its projects to success. The position is initially limited to 12 months as a maternity replacement.

Your tasks: -        Promotion of exchange and networking among members -        Representation of the society at national and international events -        Communication with national and international funding organizations, scientific networks and sponsors (e.g., DFG, BMBF, industry). -        Organization of in person courses, meetings of the society and online events -        Writing of reports and information texts in German and English language -        Membership administration -        Financial planning, controlling, and accounting -        Maintenance of the gerbi-gmb.de website and the social media channels

Our requirements: ¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Doctorate degree in a natural science/engineering subject ¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Organizational talent and structured way of working ¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†High degree of initiative, independence and flexibility ¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Proactive, integrating personality ¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Affinity for collaborative work using digital tools ¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Very good command of written and spoken German and English ¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†based anywhere in Germany though colleagues will be based in D√ľsseldorf, Wiesbaden and Heidelberg

Institut Pasteur de Montevideo-Uruguay
Postdoctoral Researcher ‚Äď Unidad de Bioimagenolog√≠a Avanzada
Montevideo
Latin America
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Deadline: Jun 5, 2023

The¬†Advanced Bioimaging Unit¬†(joint unit Institut Pasteur de Montevideo ‚Äď Hospital de Cl√≠nicas/Udelar) calls for applicants to fill the position of postdoctoral researcher for a project financed by the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative with a workload of 40 hours per week.

Training accomplished

We orient the search to people with a doctorate completed in physics or engineering in the area of ‚Äč‚Äčhardware development associated with optical microscopy. English language proficiency is required.

Experience

The selected person should have experience in physics/optical engineering, in particular in the assembly of scanning microscopes and with two-photon excitation. Experience in time-resolved microscopy (FLIM) and hyperspectral will be valued, but not exclusive. In addition, experience in the manufacture of parts using mechanical tools such as a lathe and milling machine, as well as the use of a 3D printer, will be valued. It is a non-exclusive requirement to have basic knowledge of programming in Python language.

Responsibilities

The selected person will work within the framework of the ‚ÄúExpanding Access to Advanced Bioimaging tools‚ÄĚ project. He will be in charge of the development, commissioning and applications of the DIVER microscope (Deep Imaging via Photon Emission Recovery, 10.3390/mps2020053). Likewise, you will participate in the different training and education tasks that the UBA develops.

University of Maryland Baltimore
Electron Microscopy Lab Research Assistant, Specialist or Lead Specialist
Baltimore, Maryland
USA
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Deadline: Jun 10, 2023

The Electron Microscopy Core at the University of Maryland Baltimore is looking to fill two Laboratory Research positions. If you would like to work in a busy biological EM lab, this position could be for you. We provide services for researchers at UMB and around the area. The samples are diverse. We have a TEM and an SEM. In the coming year, we will be installing a new SEM to increase our capabilities. Whether you have previous EM experience or are just interested in learning, please fill out an application.

University of Minnesota
Post-doctoral associate
Minneapolis, Minnesota
USA

An immediate postdoctoral research associate position is available at Dr. Wei Zhang's laboratory at the University of Minnesota. The successful candidate will lead experimental design and execution to investigate structural transformation of enveloped viruses during membrane fusion, using cryo-EM, single particle reconstruction, cryo-ET, subtomogram averaging, and related biochemical and biophysical methods. This collaborative project is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and aims to make breakthrough discoveries and deepen our understanding of the fundamental aspects of virus entry.

Required Qualifications: Candidates should have: (1) a Ph.D. in structural biology, computation science, biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, virology, or related field; (2) published in international peer-reviewed journals. Preferred Qualifications: Experience protein structure determination and strong computation skills, or have experience with image processing, recombinant protein expression, cell culture, viruses (BSL-2). Please send cv, and names of three references to zhangwei@umn.edu

Wesleyan University
Scientific Imaging Scientist
Middletown, Connecticut
USA

The Wesleyan University Advanced Scientific Imaging Facility serves faculty, graduate, and advanced undergraduate students in the Departments of Chemistry, Biology, Earth and Environmental Science and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and houses a Hitachi SU-5000 FE-SEM, Leica SP8 Confocal Microscope, and multiple light microscopes.

Reporting to the Manager of Scientific Facilities and Instrumentation, the Scientific Imaging Scientist will manage Wesleyan University’s Advanced Scientific Imaging Facility. They will provide leadership, oversight of the advanced microscope instrumentation, provide training to microscope users, and assist with data collection and presentation.

The Scientific Imaging Scientist consults with faculty on collecting quality data in support of publications and grant proposals, and stays informed in advances in the field of microscopy.

Yokogawa
Field Service Engineer
Boston, Massachusetts
USA

Responsible for delivering customer satisfaction by providing high-level engineering / field support for all Life Innovations products and non-Yokogawa products. Implementation of process controls or instrumentation in accordance with customer requirements, accepted industry standards, and Yokogawa standards and procedures. The Life Science Field Service Engineer will provide installation, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of Yokogawa high content analysis, single cellome solutions, and third-party equipment. The position will also support efforts to generate sales of Yokogawa Life Science life cycle agreements.

BioVisionCenter, University of Zurich
Managing Director
Zurich, Switzerland
Europe
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Deadline: Jul 30, 2023

The need for computer vision in molecular life science research is rapidly growing due to an explosion in the use of spatially resolved measurement technologies across a wide range of scales, in combination with an increased demand for large-scale multivariate quantification of such datasets. The BioVisionCenter (BVC) is a recently launched new research center situated at the Irchel campus of the University of Zurich (UZH), co-founded by the UZH and the Friedrich Miescher Institute in Basel (FMI). Its mission is to become a worldwide leading research center for the promotion of comprehensive, scientific bioimage data exploration. Besides developing and implementing new technologies, the BVC will provide a computational platform as a service to its users that enables scalable bioimage analysis across multiple modalities and scales, from cryo-EM to whole organ imaging. As part of the launching phase, we are now seeking to fill two key positions. Your responsibilities: Besides managing the day-to-day activities, the Managing Director will be expected to develop a medium- and long-term vision, to take the lead in acquiring additional funding, to expand the number of both academic and private partners, to aid with the embedding of the center within the national and international research community, to develop a sustainable cost model for the services platform. She/he will report to the BVC steering committee and the UZH leadership and work in a team together with the Scientific Director (tenured professor, in preparation), the Head Research and Development (hiring in progress), the Head Services (in preparation), administrative personnel, and multiple systems administrators and software engineers and developers.

BioVisionCenter, University of Zurich
Head of Research and Development
Zurich, Switzerland
Europe
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Deadline: Jul 2, 2023

The need for computer vision in molecular life science research is rapidly growing due to an explosion in the use of spatially resolved measurement technologies across a wide range of scales, in combination with an increased demand for large-scale multivariate quantification of such datasets. The BioVisionCenter (BVC) is a recently launched new research center situated at the Irchel campus of the University of Zurich (UZH), co-founded by the UZH and the Friedrich Miescher Institute in Basel (FMI). Its mission is to become a worldwide leading research center for the promotion of comprehensive, scientific bioimage data exploration. Besides developing and implementing new technologies, the BVC will provide a computational platform as a service to its users that enables scalable bioimage analysis across multiple modalities and scales, from cryo-EM to whole organ imaging. As part of the launching phase, we are now seeking to fill two key positions. Your responsabilities: The Head of Research and Development will lead the further development of the first computational platform of the center and build a community of users by adopting a heterogeneous ecosystem of image analysis tools developed across the large number of research groups at the participating institutions. In addition, she/he will be expected to participate in outreach activities to build strong ties with the national and international bioimage analysis and machine learning/AI community. She/he will report to the Managing Director (hiring in progress) and Scientific Director (tenured professor, in preparation), and work in a team with the Head Services (in preparation), and multiple systems administrators and software engineers and developers (some of which outsourced).

University of California, San Francisco
Director of the Center for Advanced Light Microscopy (CALM) - Adjunct Series
San Francisco, California
USA
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Deadline: Oct 3, 2023

The Director of the Center for Advanced Light Microscopy (CALM) will lead a team that provides access to state-of-art microscopes for use by the UCSF community and serves over 400 scientists a year. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in microscopy and image analysis. Strong technical knowledge, interpersonal skills, and a commitment to customer service is extremely important. Responsibilities:

  • Administration of the imaging center including managing recharge proposals, billing, website maintenance, and grant writing
  • Plan and execute acquisition of new equipment and upgrades to current microscopes
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on core microscopes
  • Assist researchers with image acquisition, image analysis, and experimental design
  • Teaching microscopy theory and methods in workshops and graduate level courses Required Qualifications:
  • A PhD degree in biology, physics, optics, or a related field.
  • Candidates should have strong organizational skills, be flexible, and be able to prioritize tasks, have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience with microscopy, we are particularly looking for candidates with experience in multiphoton microscopy, programming, or development of microscopy hardware. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience with equipment maintenance, image analysis, and training in a core facility environment is desirable.
  • Experience working within collaborative, multidisciplinary teams.
  • Experience in PC maintenance and Linux System administration. For positions that are 51% effort or more: The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5:¬†https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/oct-2022-salary-scales/t5-summary.pdf. The minimum base salary range for this position is $106,900-$284,100. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan (https://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-670.pdf) which provides for eligibility for additional compensation. For positions that are 50% effort or less: See Table 2 (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/oct-2022-salary-scales/t2.pdf) for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $82,200-$218,500. Please apply online at¬†https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF04464¬†with cover letter, CV, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of appointment.

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

    Document requirements

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:¬†Contributions to Diversity Statement
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional) Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

    CAMPUS INFORMATION

    As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19. UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Vanderbilt University
Research Assistant, Electron Microscopy
Nashville, Tennessee
USA

The Vanderbilt Cell Imaging Shared Resource (CISR) has an opening for an entry- to mid-level Research Assistant in our Electron Microscopy (EM) lab. This position involves EM sample preparation, basic imaging, and assistance of three experienced CISR EM staff members. EM instrumentation includes Zeiss Crossbeam 550 Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscope (FIB-SEM), JEOL 2100+ Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM), and a broad assortment of EM preparation equipment. Please apply to Vanderbilt University Job 10003673. 

Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal
Assistant ou assistante de recherche microscopie
Montréal, Quebec
Canada

Sommaire du poste  Sous la supervision du responsable du plateau de microscopie, le candidat retenu devra former les nouveaux usagers, faire le maintien du parc de microscope, assurer le support technique nécessaire pour permettre une bonne utilisation des microscopes. Il aide le responsable du plateau dans l’opération du plateau.  Qualifications et aptitudes requises 

  • Baccalaur√©at ou Maitrise en biologie avec un minimum de deux (2) √† cinq (5) ans d‚Äôexp√©rience pertinente
  • Connaissance de la microscopie confocale.
  • Bonne Connaissance des logiciels d‚Äôanalyse d‚Äôimages (ImageJ, Imaris, Matlab,etc.)
  • Maitrise du fran√ßais et de l‚Äôanglais, tant √† l‚Äôoral qu‚Äô√† l‚Äô√©crit.
  • Facilit√© dans la r√©solution de probl√®mes et comp√©tences organisationnelles
  • Facilit√© √† communiquer, bon service √† la client√®le, faire preuve d‚Äôune grande autonomie Avantages
  • Poste r√©gulier √† temps plein (35 heures), de jour (lundi au vendredi)
  • Conciliation-travail-vie personnelle
  • Participation au R√©gime de retraite des employ√©s du gouvernement et des organismes publics (RREGOP)
  • R√©gimes d‚Äôassurance collective et programme d‚Äôaide aux employ√©s (PAE)
  • 20 jours de vacances par ann√©e (pour un temps plein)
  • 14 cong√©s f√©ri√©s pay√©s et 10 jours de cong√© de maladie ou personnel par ann√©e Pour postuler, SVP faire parvenir votre CV √† :¬†RecruteRH@ircm.qc.ca
Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Research Assistant, Electron Microscopy Core
Jupiter, Florida
USA

The Electron Microscopy Core Facility (EM) at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience is seeking a Research Assistant. We are enthusiastic to study ultrastructure of brains using EM, and collaborate with researchers in the design of projects along with providing training and technical support. The EM Core is equipped with a TEM (Tecnai Spirit), two SEMs (Merlin VP Compact and Gemini 300) for handling volume-EM and CLEM (correlative light and electron microscopy). Please see details and our publications here: https://www.mpfi.org/science/scientific-cores/imaging-center-2/about-2/electron-microscopy/.   Responsibilities: Reporting to the Head of the Imaging Center, the Research Assistant will work to provide technical support to conduct the projects, including assistance with sample preparations for EM, EM imaging, data analysis, and the everyday operation of the facility. Specific applications include 1) fixation and resin embedding for a conventional transmission EM, 2) pre- and post- embedding immuno-EM, 3) cryo-fixation (using both rapid freezing and high-pressure freezing) and freeze-substitution, 4) serial-ultrathin sectioning of plastic resins, 5) freeze-fracture replica immunogold labeling, 6) serial-block face scanning EM, 7) array tomography EM, and 8) correlative light and electron microscopy.   Qualifications: ·      A BS degree or equivalent and a minimum of one (1) year of relevant experience is required.  ·      Must possess the desire to learn advanced techniques and new methodologies and a keen sense of responsibility and care with respect to details. ·      Must demonstrate effective interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills. ·      Must possess strong computer skills, and a working knowledge of image analysis. ·      Knowledge of EM procedures and tissue ultrastructure is preferred.   Benefits: The annualized salary for Research Assistant positions at MPFI starts at approximately $50,000 per year and salary is commensurate with experience. Candidates who have a higher level of education and experience may be eligible for a higher starting pay. In addition, full-time employees at MPFI are offered a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, and vacation time. Please review our website at www.mpfi.org to learn more about our institute, and express interest in joining our team at www.mpfi.org/institute/careers/#home/position-details/63a212f369b40c0027cf8d64/   EOE/M/F/V/D

ZEISS
Applications Scientist - Image Analysis
Dublin, California
USA
  • Work with datasets from ZEISS Microscopes (Light, Electron, and X-ray) to provide image analysis solutions to customers.

  • Work closely with applications team to support correlative microscopy projects and solutions (CLEM).

  • Collaborate with specialists, account managers and marketing team to conduct proof of concept demonstrations and sample runs.

  • Provide technical support to our field sales team and customers to ensure their success.

  • Maintain the latest versions of our analysis software on facility computers and proactively equip the ZMCC with the latest computer hardware.

  • Collaborate with local and global product teams to develop competitive strategies and share knowledge across teams.

  • Create and build a repository of training and marketing content on image analysis solutions to help our customers.

  • Conduct training and workshops at customer sites and at the ZMCC.

  • Continuously learn and acquire skills on new and upcoming software solutions including APEER, ZEN Ecosystem, Arivis and Dragonfly.

  • Bachelors or higher in Cell and Molecular Biology/ other Biological Sciences, or related engineering fields, preferably from an accredited college or university.

  • 3+ years of working knowledge¬†is preferred on¬†high-end microscopy. Experience may include (but not limited to) laser scanning techniques, electron, or X-ray microscopy.

  • Knowledge of microscopy image analysis, segmentation, and data visualization is required.

  • Proven ability working with a wide range of Image Analysis Software offerings.

  • Python and Matlab programing skills are advantageous

  • Solution-oriented problem solver with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Implementation of MS Office, related software, and strong presentation skills is required

  • A positive ‚Äúcan-do‚ÄĚ attitude coupled with a willingness to continuously acquire product and application knowledge independently

Technical University Munich
Technical Assistant for Electron Microscopy
Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Europe

The SyNergy Nanoscale Hub and the Technical University of Munich are looking to recruit a Technical Assistant for Electron Microscopy in full-time/part-time.

We offer A versatile and diversified activity in a pleasant working environment and excellent working conditions. The range of tasks depends on the applicant’s previous knowledge and interests and can comprise project work, sample preparation, support in image acquisition and processing, lab management and support in training activities. Based on qualifications, maximum salary group is E9b. The position is limited until December 31, 2025.

Your profile We are looking for motivated applicants with a completed training as a technical assistant (BTA, CTA, LTA, MTA) or with a scientific training/degree who share our enthusiasm for microscopy in the life sciences. Candidates with experience in electron microscopy are preferred. High motivation to learn new techniques, good communication skills, accurate work and organizational skills are essential. Experience in one of the following areas is desirable: high-pressure freezing, array tomography, CLEM, FIB-SEM, immunogold labelling, 3D image analysis, Python scripting, microscopy training, lab management. Severely disabled persons are given preferential consideration if they have the same aptitude and qualifications. The institution aims to increase the proportion of women. Applications from women are therefore expressly welcome.

Your application We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive application, including your CV, certificates, motivation letter and contact information of 2 references. Please send your application as a PDF document with the keyword "EM-TA" to a.salovic@tum.de. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions (martina.schifferer@dzne.de).

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Senior Scientist, Wet-Lab Support & Sample Preparation Technology
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships. The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced¬†Senior Scientist, Wet-Lab Support & Sample Preparation,¬†to oversee the operations of our wet lab including cell culture facilities that are in support of cryo electron tomography (Cryo-ET) technology development and biological research. The successful candidate will have a strong background in wet lab operations and experience with cell culture, and will be responsible for managing the laboratory, equipment, and resources. They will also be responsible for ensuring that all laboratory procedures are performed in compliance with safety regulations and good laboratory practices. ¬†

What You'll Do

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the wet lab and cell culture laboratory
  • Ensure that all laboratory procedures are performed in compliance with safety regulations and good laboratory practices
  • Maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment, including ordering and maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures for laboratory procedures
  • Collaborate with other scientists to design and execute experiments, troubleshoot technical issues, and optimize protocols
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in cell culture and Cryo-ET technology and implement new techniques as appropriate
  • Help manage the laboratory budget, including ordering equipment and supplies
  • Write technical reports and publications to document new findings and techniques

    What You'll Bring

  • Degree in Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a laboratory setting, experience with cell culture, experience with cryo-ET is a plus
  • Management experience in a laboratory setting
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with laboratory safety regulations and good laboratory practices The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $118,000 - $177,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Technology Team Leader, New Algorithms for CryoET
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute 

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships.

What You'll Do

The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced Technology Team Leader, New Algorithms for CryoET, to lead a team made up of engineers, researchers, and software developers to support the development of new algorithms for cryoET.

  • Establish an independent and innovative research program focused on designing novel algorithms to improving the outcomes and speed of cryoET analysis
  • Build a research team to develop new algorithms and approaches for cryoET
  • Design strategies and experiments to investigate the outcomes of new algorithmic approaches to cryoET
  • Collaborate closely with technical teams at CZII
  • Collaborate widely with the scientific community
  • Lead your own team but liaise and collaborate with the technology group leaders and interact with the Institute research groups, visitors and the global community
  • Write research papers and present findings at scientific conferences
  • Mentor and train junior researchers in the lab
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest research in the field and identify new areas of investigation
  • Understand the challenges and opportunities for the Institute, and prioritize where to focus our efforts in biological research as well as how to best apply novel technology developments to provide the highest impact and results to the scientific community

    What You'll Bring

  • A PhD in structural biology or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in developing new algorithms¬†for electron microscopy applications
  • Postdoctoral experience in cell or structural biology
  • A strong track record of research accomplishments in algorithm development
  • Extensive experience with cryo electron microscopy, and sub-tomographic averaging
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • The ability to multitask and work with technology developers in a highly collaborative environment The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $178,000 - $267,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Scientist, Sample Labeling
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships. The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced¬†Scientist, Sample Labeling ,¬†to help develop new genetically encoded labels to facilitate next generation correlative cryo EM tomography-fluorescence microscopy. The goal is to have a minimally perturbing genetically encoded tag on the protein of interest that under small molecule control can be linked to a cryo-EM and fluorescent microscopy visible object.

What You'll Do

  • Design and implement new constructs for genetically encoded correlative light microscopy-cryoEM tomography labels
  • Express, purify and validate the designs in vitro
  • Collaborate with researchers to assess utility of the label designs for on-going biological projects
  • Revise designs as required
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in labeling and implement new ideas as appropriate
  • Write technical reports and publications to document new findings and techniques

    What You'll Bring

  • An MS or PhD degree in a field of biological science
  • Extensive experience in molecular biology, protein expression, and related techniques
  • Extensive experience in mammalian cell culture and fluorescence microscopy
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $118,000 - $177,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Scientist, Mini Laser Phase Plate
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute 

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships.

What You'll Do

The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced Scientist, Laser Phase Plate, to drive the development of a mini laser phase plate for cryoEM.

  • Help direct and drive the development of a miniaturized version of a laser phase plate and test its utility for cryoET in a variety of instruments.¬†¬†
  • Work closely with teams at both CZII and the laboratory of Dr. Holger Muller to and help to coordinate collaborative efforts.¬†¬†¬†
  • Be able to work independently but also liaise and collaborate with the developers of the laser phase plate, consultants,¬†the other technology group leaders, visitors and the global community.¬†
  • Liaise particularly closely with teams developing methods for control and automation of the electron microscope and for validating new technologies.¬†

    What You'll Bring

  • 5+ years of experience in laser optics and the design and assembly of integrated optical systems and electronics, and quantum electrodynamics.
  • Experience with the design and development of¬†optical cavities
  • Experience with adapting sophisticated new technologies for transmission electron microscopy
  • Experience with developing new technologies in a clean room environment
  • Experience with computer-aided design
  • Experience with prototyping of mechanical systems, photon-electron interactions The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $102,000 - $153,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Scientist, Human Organelle Library
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships. The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced¬†Scientist, Human Organelle Library¬†to join our team and support our efforts in developing biological driver projects to push the frontiers and validate new cryo electron tomography technology developments. The successful candidate will have a strong background in structural biology, biochemistry, and/or physics, and extensive experience with cryo electron tomography techniques and data analysis.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and implement new cryo electron tomography techniques and protocols
  • Collaborate closely with research and technology development teams at the Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute
  • Prepare cellular samples for cryo electron microscopy using FIB milling¬†
  • Collect and critically assess cryoET data and work closely with researchers to improve outcomes
  • Analyze and interpret data from cryoET experiments
  • Present research findings at conferences and in publications
  • Supervise and train junior researchers and students

    What You'll Bring

  • Ph.D. in structural biology, biochemistry, physics, or a related field
  • Strong experience with cryo electron tomography techniques and data analysis
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A proven ability to multitask and work collaboratively and cooperatively with technology developers and scientific researchers.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team¬†
  • The ability to stay current with new developments across the fields of cryoEM and cryoET¬†
  • Experience in supervising and training junior researchers is a plus The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $102,000 - $153,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Scientist, Community Tomography Data Portal
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute 

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships.

What You'll Do

The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced Scientist, Community Tomography Data Portal, to join our team and support our efforts in developing a cryo electron tomography pipeline that will push the frontiers of current technology. 

  • Develop and implement new cryo electron tomography techniques and protocols
  • Collaborate closely with research and technology development teams at the Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute
  • Analyze and interpret data from cryoET experiments and assess the impact of novel processing pipelines on outcomes
  • Present research findings at conferences and in publications

    What You'll Bring

  • Ph.D. in structural biology, computational biology, or a related field
  • Strong experience with cryo electron tomography techniques and data analysis
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with software development and programming languages such as Python, Matlab, R, and C++/CUDA.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A proven ability to multitask and work collaboratively and cooperatively with technology developers and scientific researchers.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team¬†
  • The ability to stay current with new developments across the fields of cryoEM and cryoET The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $102,000 - $153,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Principal Data Scientist, Machine Learning
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships. The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced¬†Principal Data Scientist, Machine Learning,¬†to lead our Machine Learning R&D team focused on addressing the challenges of analyzing and interpreting¬†electron microscopic data obtained of cells. These efforts are in support of the overall mission of the Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute which is to develop technologies and methodologies to reach a molecular understanding of cellular function.¬†

What You'll Do

  • Lead the design, implementation, and refinement of the methods and tools that will enable the research groups and technology teams to better understand and interpret complex biological data sets
  • Lead the development of machine learning models and algorithms to extract insights from large-scale data sets, develop new computational methods for the analysis of biological data, and provide guidance on the implementation of machine learning in various research and technology projects
  • Drive innovation in the field of machine learning and data analytics in the core R&D areas at CZII
  • Lead a collaborative team that develops, deploys, & maintains innovative systems and tools that enable the analysis and interpretation of cryoET and related datasets
  • Establish yourself as an international leader in the area of machine learning applied to electron microcopy imaging¬†¬†

    What You'll Bring

  • A PhD in computer science or related subject, with a focus on machine learning & data analytics for biological imaging
  • Domain knowledge in cryo electron microscopy is highly desirable
  • Ability to lead a team in a highly interactive and cross-functional collaborative environment with a diverse team of colleagues and partners
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An ability to multitask and work collaboratively and cooperatively with technology developers and scientific researchers
  • The ability to stay current with new technology development and related research fields and identify critical areas for high impact innovation The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $214,000 - $231,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Technical Director, Machine Learning
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships. The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced¬†Technical Director of Machine Learning¬†to lead our Machine Learning R&D teams focused on addressing the challenges of analyzing and interpreting¬†light and electron microscopic data obtained of cells and tissues. These efforts are in support of the overall mission of the Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute which is to develop technologies and methodologies to reach a molecular understanding of dynamic cellular, tissue and organism function. ¬†

What You'll Do

  • Provide strategic leadership for the CZ Imaging Institute by defining and developing critical projects and guide team members in the design, implementation, and refinement of computational and machine learning based¬†analysis methods and tools, that will enable the research groups and technology teams to better understand and interpret complex biological data sets
  • Work with the executive management team to develop long term strategic goals and vision in the area of computational biology, data science and machine learning
  • Manage and oversee cross functional teams¬†¬†
  • Lead the development of innovative machine learning models and algorithms to extract insights from large-scale data sets, develop new computational methods for the analysis of biological data from different sources, and provide guidance on the implementation of machine learning in special research projects
  • Provide leadership to drive innovation in the field of machine learning and data analytics¬†in bioscience and imaging research relevant to the CZ Imaging Institute
  • Build, organize and lead diverse teams to develop, deploy, & maintain innovative systems and software tools that enable the analysis and interpretation of complex and noisy data sets (in particular imaging data)
  • Oversee¬†efforts to develop novel computational models which can improve our understanding of biological systems at molecular and cellular resolution
  • Provide scientific insight and domain expertise to help build and deploy novel computational tools and methods useful across the CZII research groups and for the wider scientific research community
  • Summarize and present complex and highly technical problems and solutions to audiences with a wide variety of skills and domain knowledge

    What You'll Bring

  • Enjoy working in a highly interactive and cross-functional collaborative environment with a diverse team of colleagues and partners
  • Be responsible for hiring, developing, and retaining people to help them develop their full potential and build new skills and abilities
  • Have a passion for actively directing and managing skilled individuals to consistently achieve high levels of motivation, enthusiasm, inclusion, and performance
  • Have a PhD in computer science (focus on machine learning & data analytics), biocomputing or a related field and at least 10¬†years of experience leading a research and development team
  • Have demonstrated experience building and training AI/ML models to address biological problems, and developing deep learning methods
  • Have a proven track record¬†developing, managing and leading teams with diverse skill sets¬†and focused on the analysis and interpretation of complex¬†biological data The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $357,000 - $571,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Lab Coordinator
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships. The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced¬†Lab Coordinator¬†to provide administrative support to the CZII staff and support the directors in managing the day-to-day operations of the institute. The role will involve a wide range of responsibilities including scheduling, data management, record keeping, and customer service.

What You'll Do

  • Schedule and coordinate institute meetings, conferences, and other events
  • Help coordinate institute staff schedules, including vacation time and absences
  • Help coordinate institute inventory, purchase orders, and budget tracking
  • Maintain and update laboratory records and databases
  • Provide support to the Research and Technology Team leaders in the coordination of research activities
  • Greet and assist visitors to the institute and answer phone calls
  • Handle and distribute mail and deliveries
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure that institute operations run smoothly
  • Participate in lab safety and quality assurance programs
  • Prepare reports and presentations as required
  • Provide general administrative support as needed

    What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor‚Äôs degree or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of experience in an administrative support role
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Knowledge of laboratory operations and safety protocols is a plus The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $89,000 - $134,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Data Scientist, Continuous Tomography Algorithms
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships. The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced¬†Data Scientist, Continuous Tomography Algorithms,¬†to support the implementation of existing and novel software and algorithms for research and technology development in cryo electron tomography (Cryo-ET). The successful candidate will have a strong background in computational science, with a focus on image processing and analysis, and experience with Cryo-ET data. They will work closely with researchers and engineers to develop and implement computational methods for data processing, analysis, and visualization, and will also be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the cryoET workflows.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and manage projects to from design to delivery to implement existing and novel software and algorithms for image processing, analysis, and visualization of CryoET data - in particular related to data acquisition using a continuous tomography approach
  • Analyze Cryo-ET workflows, and design and employ innovative algorithms and data analysis solutions to streamline complex analysis pipelines - in particular for the implementation of continuous tomography data acquisition
  • Collaborate with researchers and other engineers to optimize and improve computational methods and techniques for Cryo-ET data processing, amongst others from continuous tomography data acquisition
  • Maintain and troubleshoot technical and computational aspects of the cryoET workflows
  • Provide technical and computational support to researchers and other staff as needed
  • Keep abreast of the latest developments in computational analysis and data science as relevant to CryoET and implement new technology¬†as appropriate
  • Write technical documentation, reports and publications to communicate new findings and techniques internally and with the scientific community

    What You'll Bring

  • An advanced degree in Computational Science, Computer Science, Physics, or a related scientific or engineering¬†field or equivalent professional experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in computational science, with a focus on image processing and analysis
  • Expert knowledge of scientific and computational concepts and a reputation as emerging leader in the field
  • Solid understanding of the data acquisition and analysis process of Cryo-ET data
  • Strong expertise in Python, as well as at least one other programing language such as MATLAB, or C++
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $122,000 - $183,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Data Scientist, Computation & Data Processing Platform
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships. The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced¬†Data Scientist, Computation & Data Processing,¬†to support the implementation of existing and novel software and algorithms for research and technology development in cryo electron tomography (Cryo-ET). The successful candidate will have a strong background in computational science, with a focus on image processing and analysis, and experience with Cryo-ET data. They will work closely with researchers and engineers to develop and implement computational methods for data processing, analysis, and visualization, and will also be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the cryoET workflows.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and manage projects to from design to delivery to implement existing and novel software and algorithms for image processing, analysis, and visualization of Cryo-ET data
  • Analyze Cryo-ET workflows, and design and employ innovative algorithms and data analysis solutions to streamline complex analysis pipelines
  • Collaborate with researchers and engineers and stakeholders in the scientific community¬†to optimize and improve computational AI and machine learning methods for Cryo-ET data processing
  • Maintain, document and troubleshoot the cryo-ET workflows from a technical perspective
  • Provide technical and computational support to researchers and other staff as needed
  • Keep abreast of the latest technology developments in computational analysis and data science relevant to Cryo-ET and implement new AI and ML techniques as appropriate
  • Write technical documentation, reports and publications to communicate new findings and techniques internally and with the scientific community

    What You'll Bring

  • An advanced degree in Computational Science, Computer Science, Physics, or a related scientific or engineering field or equivalent professional experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in computational science, with a focus on image processing and analysis
  • Expert knowledge of scientific and computational concepts and a reputation as emerging leader in the field
  • Profound experience with Cryo-ET data and related image processing software
  • Strong expertise in Python, as well as at least one other programing language such as MATLAB, or C++
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $122,000 - $183,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.¬†
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Scientist, Electron Microscopy Technology Platform
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute 

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships.

What You'll Do

The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced Scientist, Electron Microscopy Technology Platform, to join our team and support our efforts in developing a cryo electron tomography pipeline that will push the frontiers of current technology.

  • Develop and implement new cryo electron tomography techniques and protocols
  • Collaborate closely with research and technology development teams at the Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute
  • Analyze and interpret data from cryoET experiments and assess the impact of novel processing pipelines on outcomes
  • Develop collaborations with scientific colleagues to explore new technologies for cryoET (e.g. 4D STEM) and dynamic imaging
  • Present research findings at conferences and in publications

    What You'll Bring

  • Ph.D. in structural biology, computational biology, or a related field
  • Strong experience with cryo electron tomography techniques and data analysis
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A proven ability to multitask and work collaboratively and cooperatively with technology developers and scientific researchers.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • The ability to stay current with new developments across the fields of cryoEM and cryoET The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $102,000 - $153,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Senior Scientist, Electron Microscopy Technology Platform
Redwood City, California
USA

CZ Imaging Institute

In our Science work, our mission is to support science and technology that will help make it possible to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases by the end of the century. We build open source software tools to accelerate science and generate more accurate and biologically important sources of data, fund scientific research worldwide to advance the frontiers of knowledge, and launched a family of institutes to do research that can‚Äôt be done in conventional environments.¬† To accomplish our mission, we need to develop a dynamic, integrated view of biological systems in health and disease. The¬†Chan Zuckerberg Institute for Advanced Biological Imaging¬†(CZ Imaging Institute) aims to push forward the development and application of new imaging technologies over the next 15 years to obtain deep insights into the architecture of complex biological systems at the molecular level. Researchers will collaboratively develop breakthrough biological imaging systems centered around grand challenges that push the boundaries of what we can see and measure. As an extension of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative‚Äôs¬†Imaging program, the CZ Imaging Institute will create breakthrough technologies ‚ÄĒ hardware, software, biological probes, data, and platforms ‚ÄĒ that will be made available to the scientific community and adopted worldwide through a combination of direct access to the institute, open sharing of advances, and commercial partnerships. The Chan Zuckerberg Imaging Institute is seeking an experienced¬†Senior Scientist,¬†Electron Microscopy Technology Platform, to be responsible for the overall operation and management of the facility, including equipment maintenance, staff supervision, and user support. The facility supports a wide range of imaging and analysis needs for researchers and technology developers at the CZII. The Manager will work closely with researchers and technology developers to understand their imaging needs and develop solutions to meet those needs.

What You'll Do

  • Manage a suite of instruments including transmission electron microscopes, focus ion beam scanning electron microscopes, cryo light microscopes, high pressure freezers, etc.
  • Supervise and manage the facility staff, including hiring, training, and performance evaluations
  • Ensure that all equipment is maintained and operated in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and safety guidelines
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the use of the facility
  • Coordinate with researchers and technology developers to understand their imaging needs and develop solutions to meet those needs
  • Develop and maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers of equipment and supplies
  • Ensure that equipment and supplies are ordered and received in a timely manner
  • Stay current with new technologies and developments in the field of electron microscopy and integrate¬†these into the workflows at the facility
  • Collaborate with other facility managers and support staff to ensure that the facility is integrated with the Institute's overall research operations.

    What You'll Bring

  • PhD in structural biology or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience managing an electron microscopy facility or related research facility
  • Intensive experience with preparing specimen using FIB milling¬†
  • Extensive experience with acquiring tomographic data from a TEM
  • Strong knowledge of electron microscopy techniques and equipment
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • ¬† The Redwood City, CA base pay range for this role is $135,000-$203,000. New hires are typically hired into the lower portion of the range, enabling employee growth in the range over time. Actual placement in range is based on job-related skills and experience, as evaluated throughout the interview process. Pay ranges outside Redwood City are adjusted based on cost of labor in each respective geographical market. Your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your location during the hiring process.
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