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Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Muenster, Germany

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The Microscopy Unit of the Imaging Network at the University of M√ľnster, Germany, is seeking to fill the position of a

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in
(salary level TV-L E 13, 100%)

from 1 June 2021. We are offering a fixed-term full-time position for 5 years. Full-time employees are required to teach 4 hours per week during the semester.

The Imaging Network is part of the Cells in Motion Interfaculty Centre and provides scientists at the WWU with expert support in the application and development of modern imaging technologies, including super-resolution microscopy, confocal and multiphoton microscopy, TIRF and high content screening. The network coordinates the booking, maintenance and repair of high-end microscopes, and trains users in the handling of complex instruments and image data analysis. Currently the Imaging Network supports more than 25 microscopes and over 250 users per year.

Your tasks:
The focus of the position will be on processing, analysing, and storing large image data sets. The applicant will work in close collaboration with local researchers to support the analysis of microscopy data. He or she will develop procedures for image restoration and segmentation, batch analysis and high-content screening, and will establish and apply deep learning approaches for image restoration and classification. The applicant will also develop and integrate new image analysis scripts into a central OMERO-based image database.

Our expectations:

  • A PhD degree in Physics, Biology or Chemistry
  • Extensive experience working with advanced light microscopes
  • Extensive experience in the quantitative analysis of microscopy images using image analysis software (e.g., Fiji/ImageJ, ilastik)
  • Experience in ImageJ macro programming
  • Experience in Python (preferred) and Matlab programming
  • Experience with image analysis softwares Huygens professional and Imaris is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills

For additional information please check the job offer.
Closing date 30 April 2021.