Core Facility Position in Bioimage Analysis at Institut Pasteur

Posted by , on 9 June 2020

The Image Analysis Hub (IAH, 3) is recruiting an engineer in biological image analysis (full time permanent/tenured position). The IAH is a core facility of the Institut Pasteur operating under the “open-access, equal-access” model. The IAH facility provides services and assistance in image analysis, and contributes to research projects through collaboration. For this position, the recruited engineer will work part-time (50%) on research projects of the Schweisguth lab ( 5).

You will:

Develop original and innovative software tools for image analysis, the scope of which exceeds user projects.
Contribute to specific research projects on cell fate patterning and morphogenesis in Drosophila
Create and deploy personalized analysis tools.
Maintain an infrastructure for autonomous image analysis.
Provide on-site support and training.

Successful candidates will have some of the following skills:

Analysis of biological images (applied mathematics or related fields).
Strong experience in software development, at least in Java or C++. Experience with the biological image analysis libraries of the domain is appreciated (ImgLib2, BigDataViewer, ITK).
Strong experience with biological image analysis tools in the field (e.g. Icy, Fiji, …).
Experience working in collaborative and interdisciplinary projects.
Very good communication skills in English, able to work in a team.
Familiarity with image data from biology and microscopy. Experience as a microscopist is a plus.

Candidates are expected to:

hold a degree from an engineering school or a master’s degree in (bio) informatics, (bio) physics, applied mathematics or a related field, followed by a professional experience of at least 3 years in image analysis in research or in support of research,
or have a PhD in (bio) informatics, (bio) physics, applied mathematics or in a related field, followed by a professional experience of at least 2 years in image analysis in research or in support of research.

How to apply:

Please send a CV, a cover letter with references, and a link to a public code repository to:

Francois SCHWEISGUTH (francois.schweisguth at
Jean-Yves TINEVEZ (tinevez at )
Hélène REYNIER LEGERON (helene.reynier-legeron at

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