Core Facility Position in Bioimage Analysis - Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Position in Image Analysis – Institut Pasteur, Paris

Dear all

Below is an announcement for a permanent position as an engineer in the Institut Pasteur, Paris. There is a flyer attached at the bottom.

We are looking ideally for a Bioimage Analyst with software development skills. The position is shared 50 / 50 between my facility and the lab of Francois Schweisguth. The mission therefore focuses both on service and R&D.

Do you feel like addressing fantastic questions in Life-Sciences and develop the tools to do so? Please apply! Or please transfer this announcement to your network if you know a candidate.

Do not hesitate to contact us for any questions related to the job.

The Image Analysis Hub (IAH, is recruiting an engineer in biological image analysis (full time permanent/tenured position). The IAH is a core facility of the Institut Pasteur operating under the “open-access, equal-access” model. The IAH facility provides services and assistance in image analysis, and contributes to research projects through collaboration. For this position, the recruited engineer will work part-time (50%) on research projects of the Schweisguth lab (

You will:

  • Develop original and innovative software tools for image analysis, the scope of which exceeds user projects.
  • Contribute to specific research projects on cell fate patterning and morphogenesis in Drosophila
  • Create and deploy personalized analysis tools.
  • Maintain an infrastructure for autonomous image analysis.
  • Provide on-site support and training.

Successful candidates will have some of the following skills:

  • Analysis of biological images (applied mathematics or related fields).
  • Strong experience in software development, at least in Java or C++. Experience with the biological image analysis libraries of the domain is appreciated (ImgLib2, BigDataViewer, ITK).
  • Strong experience with biological image analysis tools in the field (e.g. Icy, Fiji, …).
  • Experience working in collaborative and interdisciplinary projects.
  • Very good communication skills in English, able to work in a team.
  • Familiarity with image data from biology and microscopy. Experience as a microscopist is a plus.

Candidates are expected to:

  • hold a degree from an engineering school or a master’s degree in (bio) informatics, (bio) physics, applied mathematics or a related field, followed by a professional experience of at least 3 years in image analysis in research or in support of research,
  • or have a PhD in (bio) informatics, (bio) physics, applied mathematics or in a related field, followed by a professional experience of at least 2 years in image analysis in research or in support of research.

How to apply:

Please send a CV, a cover letter with references, and a link to a public code repository to:

  • Francois SCHWEISGUTH (francois.schweisguth at
  • Jean-Yves TINEVEZ (tinevez at )
  • Hélène REYNIER LEGERON (helene.reynier-legeron at

Or apply on Pasteur site (in french):

Pasteur_Engineer in Image Analysis.pdf (666.9 KB)