full time (senior) microscopy expert, IST Vienna, Austria

The (Bio-)Imaging Facility of the IST Austria provides state-of the art fluorescence microscopy services, FACS services, as well as custom image analysis and optical development services. We are enlarging our team and are searching for a full time (senior) microscopy expert (f/m).

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  • Support and development of advanced quantitative microscopy-based measurement methods (FLIM, FRAP, TIRF, laser ablation, multiphoton -and atomic force microscopy)
  • Support of basic facility operation: routine care of the microscopy equipment and basic training of the users of the (bio-)imaging facility
  • Operation and support of Fluorescence Assisted Cell Sorting (FACS)
  • Expert advice to users
  • Optionally, support of image analysis projects
  • Optionally, participation in the research projects initiated by research groups


  • PhD or relevant education and research experience involving microscopy
  • Proven experience with at least some of imaging approaches: confocal, multiphoton, spinning disc, light sheet, TIRF microscopy is required – AFM, FACS, and/or FLIM/FRET experience will be advantageous
  • Good communication skills in English is mandatory
  • Organizational and project management skills are advantageous
  • Work experience in a core facility and/or academic environment is advantageous

Closing date: 1 March 2018

Please find all information about the vacant postion here:



Additional information:

information about IST Austria: https://ist.ac.at/

Scientific service units @ IST Austria: http://ist.ac.at/ssus

The BioImaging Facility @ IST Austria: http://ist.ac.at/ssus/list-of-facilities/bioimaging-facility/