Imaging Specialist, Max Perutz Labs Vienna, Austria
The Max Perutz Labs are committed to elucidating the mechanisms underlying fundamental biomedical processes by analyzing and reconstituting them across spatial and temporal scales. The Central Biooptics Facility supports the institute in this mission and comprises leading edge light microscopy equipment. The facility personnel provide a wide portfolio of state-of-the-art services to Max Perutz labs scientists, including advice on experimental design and data analysis, professional training, as well as maintenance of all 15 currently offered high-end microscope systems. The facility is seeking to expand its team with a postdoc-level person, preferably experienced in superresolution microscopy, who will play a key role in the institute’s research endeavors.
Your primary responsibilities will include:
- Supervision of available superresolution microscopy related systems (SIM, Airy-Scan, STED, PALM, STORM), including
o training of users
o on-demand troubleshooting
o user communication
o all other aspects of experimental support to researchers (e.g. sample preparation; development of complex experimental workflows; data analyses)
- Involvement in every day’s facility operation:
o Training of users and maintenance of the instruments (= collaborative team effort)
o Evaluation of techniques and data, as well as optimization of resources
o Administration (statistics, surveys, homepage)
o Assistance in organizing workshops/demos and core-promotion and outreach-initiatives
- Academic Teaching (lectures, practical courses)
For additional information please check the job offer.
Closing date 30 June 2023