Advance microscopist / engineer / image analyst @ BioImaging Facility, IST Austria (full time)

The Bio-Imaging Facility of the IST Austria is enlarging their team and are searching for a full time advanced microscopist / optical engineer, with knowledge of image analysis. The Bio-Imaging Facility at IST Austria provides state-of the art fluorescence microscopy services, flow cytometry services, as well as custom image analysis and optical development services.


  • Support of basic facility operations: routine care of microscopy equipment, (basic) training of users
  • Support and development of advanced quantitative microscopy-based measurement methods (FLIM, FRAP, FRET, FCS, RICS, TIRF, laser ablation), initiated by research groups
  • Initial projects involve: support in implementation of lattice light sheet microscope, customization of OpenSPIM, optimization of cleared tissue imaging, implementation of adaptive optics
  • Implementation for real-time feedback microscopy and image analysis routines, initiated by research groups
  • Assist in teaching a yearly microscopy course and small workshops


  • PhD or relevant education involving optical development and/or -engineering, or other relevant areas
  • Proven experience with building optical setups and the technical aspects of microscopy
  • Familiar with at least some of the following programs / languages: ImageJ/FIJI (advanced), Java, KNIME, LabVIEW, Matlab, Micro-Manager, Python
  • Reliability and ability to work independently and team-oriented
  • Good organisational and project management skills are of great advantage
  • Work experience in an academic environment is advantageous

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Additional information:


  • Send your application until March 15st, 2019 in one combined pdf (including CV, certificates and references) by e-mail to:
  • Starting date: July 2019
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