Image Analysis Specialist, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Image Analysis Specialist

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Centers for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) and Protein Research (CPR) at the University of Copenhagen are jointly seeking applications for the position of

 

Image Analysis Specialist

 

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology (DanStem) addresses basic research questions in stem cell and developmental biology and has activities focused on the translation of promising basic research results into new strategies and targets for the development of new therapies for cancer and chronic diseases such as diabetes and liver failure. Learn more about DanStem at https://danstem.ku.dk/.

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research (CPR) promotes basic and applied research on proteins of medical relevance. The research scope spans in silico biology, proteomics, biochemistry and cell biology, and the unifying theme is the identification and functional exploration of proteins and protein pathways involved in disease mechanisms. Learn more about CPR at www.cpr.ku.dk.

Both DanStem and CPR are vibrant, internationally diverse, ambitious research centers, housing modern laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities located in close proximity to one another at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen. The setting is ideally suited for seamless exchange of expertise, material and lively scientific communication.

Advanced light microscopy is a key technology for a wide variety of research areas at DanStem and CPR. The Centers host approximately 15 research groups with 30-40 scientists regularly using applications in cellular imaging of a variety of model systems including primary and transformed cell lines, 3D cell cultures, tissues, and organisms.  For these purposes, the Centers house approximately ten state-of-the-art research microscopes, including several confocal, high-content screening, and wide-field microscopes for various applications including cell-based screening, time-lapse imaging, laser-microirradiation, cell ablation, or optogenetics applications generating a demand for microscopy and bio-image analysis support. Therefore, the Centers offer research platforms in imaging and image analysis to support the continually evolving need for microscopy-based applications and to enhance synergy and scientific productivity.

We are now seeking a highly motivated and qualified quantitative image analysis specialist to work within the Imaging Research Platform at DanStem and the Protein Imaging Facility within CPR, alongside the light microscopy specialist at both platforms.

For additional information please visit the job offer.

The closing date for applications is July 16, 2018 at 23.59 pm.