Junior Light Microscopy Imaging Specialist at MPI-CBG

Posted by , on 9 June 2020

We are now seeking a highly motivated and service-oriented light microscopy imaging specialist at an early career stage, who shall become part of the LMF team supporting imaging projects in the fields of cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology, genetics, neurobiology, biochemistry and biophysics.

The successful candidate will:
Support a broad variety of light microscopy imaging projects
Provide training and teaching in basic and advanced light microscopy
Maintain and service current imaging systems
Implement and contribute to the development of new imaging technologies
Support the LMF operations in general
Eligible candidates will:
have a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or Master in natural sciences, biomedical or bioengineering sciences, biophysics, physics or related subjects
Experience in basic and advanced light microscopy techniques is a must. Experience in image analysis, programming, computer science and optical technology development is desirable but not mandatory
Excellent command of English together with good communication and computer skills are essential
The candidate should be a proactive, self-motivated, flexible, organized, service-oriented, team player willing to support scientists with basic and advanced aspects of light microscopy and expand his/her knowledge in new microscopy techniques
The successful candidate will become part of a lively international multidisciplinary research environment at the MPI-CBG and the Center for Systems Biology Dresden (CSBD), where biology meets physics, chemistry and computer science. The working language of our community is English.

The position is available immediately. The initial contract is for 2 years with the possibility to extend for another 3 – 4 years. Salary and social benefits will be in accordance with the regulations of the German TVöD Bund (the salary agreement for public service employees). For inquiries, please contact the leader of the LMF MPI-CBG, Dr. Jan Peychl via email:

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