Global BioImaging – Training Programme Manager, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany


Location:Heidelberg, Germany
Staff Category:Staff Member
Contract Duration:2 years
Grading:5 or 6; depending on experience and qualifications

Closing Date:16 March 2020
Reference Number:HD01703

Global BioImaging is an international network of imaging communities and infrastructures in the life sciences, founded in 2015 and coordinated by EMBL. It provides a global forum for communication, cooperation, and training in imaging technologies and core facilities. With its activities it supports operators and managers of imaging infrastructure in their capacity building, outreach and international networking activities. The Global BioImaging community also addresses strategic questions linked to management of open access imaging infrastructures including image data handling, impact assessment and quality management. Its community members are representing research infrastructures and communities from Europe, Argentina, Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, South Africa and the United States of America (www.globalbioimaging.org). Global BioImaging recently received a distinguished award by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI, https://chanzuckerberg.com/), which allows us to set-up an exciting as well as extensive training programme for core facility staff and managers. This program aims at building professional capacity internationally in this field by offering tailored training courses in e.g. imaging facility management and operation; image data management; latest imaging technologies; and more topics as requested by the community. To build and run this new program, EMBL is seeking a Training Programme Manager with proven experience in the organization of training courses for scientists to join the dynamic and international team of Global BioImaging at the EMBL in Heidelberg. The Training Programme Manager will develop and organize cutting-edge training courses for imaging core facility staff together with the international Global BioImaging partners. Furthermore, the Manager will coordinate and expand the current Global BioImaging Job Shadowing program.  

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