Bioinformatician with focus on research support within image analysis, Uppsala University, Sweden
Uppsala University, Department of Information Technology
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The announced position is placed at the Vi3-Division of the Department of Information Technology, but is also part SciLifeLab BioImage Informatics Facility (BIIF) as described below. The Department of Information Technology is a broad environment with a leading position within research as well as education at all levels. The Vi3-Division gathers a unique combination of expertise in computerized image processing, human computer interaction, and computing education. SciLifeLab BIIF is administratively placed here, and offers education and research support within digital image processing and analysis for life science applications. Read more here. Science for Life Laboratory, or SciLifeLab, is a Swedish national center for molecular bioscience research with focus on health and environmental research. The center combines front line technical expertise with advanced knowledge in translational medicine and molecular biosciences. SciLifeLab is a national resource coordinated by Karolinska Institutet, the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm university and Uppsala university, but the collaboration includes many more universities. SciLifeLab was formed 2010, and approximately 1 500 persons are currently working within the center, where 1/5 work with the facilities offering support for researchers with the life sciences. BIIF is one of the SciLifeLab facilities. BIIF is additionally part of NMI, the National Microscopy Infrastructure within the life science in Sweden, Euro BioImaging, and NBIS, the National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden, engaging approximately 100 bioinformaticians spread all across Sweden. BIIF is thus well connected with both image acquisition and data analysis infrastructure
We are looking for a bioinformatician with strong interest in developing, implementing and adjusting image analysis tools for quantitative analysis of microscopy data. Much focus is on large scale analysis based on machine learning and deep learning/AI. You will work with shorter and longer projects and offer research support via the BIIF nodes in Uppsala and Stockholm, and other universities in Sweden. The appointment also includes duties in the form of organizing user meetings/courses and workshops in digital image processing and analysis with life science applications. Supervision of MSc theses in the area is also part of the duties, as well as some involvement in research projects within Carolina Wählbys research group.
For additional information please check the job offer.
Closing date 21 October 2022