Image Analysis Specialist in Electron Microscopy – EMBL Imaging Centre

  • EMBL
  • Germany
  • Oct 30, 2020
Science Full Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

We are looking for an image analysis specialist to join the Electron Microscopy (EM) Team led by Simone Mattei at the new EMBL Imaging Centre (EMBL IC). EMBL is currently constructing the EMBL IC to make the latest imaging technologies available to a broad, international user community of researchers from academia to industry. The Electron Microscopy Team will work in close collaboration with the Advanced Light Microscopy Team to offer a broad spectrum of electron and light microscopy technologies with special emphasis on correlative microscopy, covering all scales from structure determination of single protein complexes to imaging whole organisms. Dedicated service staff will provide bespoke user project support from sample preparation to image analysis. The successful applicant will be part of a team comprising microscopy engineers, application specialists and image analysts having the mission of highest-level user service provision and technology development in cryo-EM. Before the opening of the EMBL IC the successful candidate will collaborate with the existing EMBL cryo-EM platform, the EM facility and EMBL research groups to work on selected pilot projects. Other positions currently open in the Imaging Centre:  

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprises a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits. Excellent child care facility is available on campus.

We are Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with more than 1600 employees from many nations, operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (HQ), Barcelona, Hinxton near Cambridge, Hamburg, Grenoble and Rome. Our mission is to offer vital services in training scientists, students and visitors at all levels; to develop new instruments and methods in the life sciences and actively engage in technology transfer activities, and to integrate European life science research. The working language of the institute is English. In your online application, you will be asked to include a cover letter, CV and the contact details of 3 referees. Further information about the position can be obtained from Stephanie Alexander ([email protected]), project manager of the EMBL IC. Interviews are planned for 11 and 12 January 2021. The initial contract is for a period of three years with the possibility of a fixed-term extension.