Head of the Central Light Microscopy Facility, MPI Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany


At the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, one of the 83 institutes of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science, physicists, chemists, materials scientists and biologists create knowledge of long-term relevance to life and basic medical sciences. The Institute invites applications of scientists for the position of

Head of the Central Light Microscopy Facility (m/f)
(Code number 05/2017)

The successful candidate is expected to contribute scientific and technical expertise in optical microscopy, especially related to advanced imaging systems. He/she will support colleagues in executing microscopy tasks including data acquisition and analysis. He/she will also be responsible for the selection and support of microscopy hardware and software. The starting date of the position is October 2017 or a later agreed-upon date. The position will be initially for two years, but the possibility to transfer it into a permanent position exists. The candidate should have a PhD in a natural sciences discipline or a comparable qualification.

Application deadline: 2 July 2017

For additional information please consult the job offer.