Image Analysis Staff Scientist at FMP Berlin (Germany)


The Cellular Imaging Facility at the FMP offers advanced light and electron microscopy equipment to investigate molecular interactions and cellular structures. We provide access to widefield, confocal, super-resolution and electron microscopes for about 100 users. Additionally we optimize advanced spectroscopy and microscopy techniques like FRET, FLIM, FCS, TIRF, STED, STORM and CLEM as well as novel labelling and manipulation techniques. To support our users with Image Analysis and further develop our imaging platform we are looking for an Image Analysis Staff Scientist (m/f) working 39 hours/week initially temporary limited to 2 years with the potential of extension and starting as soon as possible.

Job description

  • Collaboration with researchers in projects that include quantitative image processing, tracking, super-resolution microscopy, live-cell imaging and correlative Light and Electron Microscopy

  • Development of novel algorithms for image processin

  • Implementation of automated microscopy acquisition with feedback from analysis

  • Collection, Improvement and customization of existing analysis tools

  • Training of facility users in Image & Data Analysis tools (ImageJ, Huygens, Imaris, Matlab, Prism)

  • Maintenance of Facility IT infrastructure


  • Master or Engineer in (Bio)Informatics, (Bio)physics, Applied mathematics or related areas with profound knowledge in Image Analysis

  • Experience with Image processing, data visualization and software development (e.g. ImageJ, Python or Matlab)

  • Familiarity with biological data is a plus

  • Experience of working in interdisciplinary projects is advantage

  • Very good English skills and strong team player with excellent communication skills

For more information please contact:

Dr. Martin Lehmann; e-mail: ; phone: 030 94793-218

Homepage FMP:

Salaries will be based on TVöD. In 2013 the institute has been awarded the certificate of the audit Beruf und Familie as family-friendly employer. We offer equal opportunities regardless of gender and welcome applications of disabled candidates. They will be preferred in case of equal qualification. We offer assistance in finding childcare on the campus.

Please address your application, preferably as a single pdf, by October 31th, 2017 to Frau Spors (

The full announcement is here: