Job announcement Imaging Specialist @IGC - Gulbenkian, Portugal (deadline July 12th!)

dear friends and colleagues,

the Imaging Facility @ Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (Oeiras-Portugal), is searching for 1 talented microscopist/imaging specialists/developer.

I would really appreciate if you could help me spread the word or recommend someone (deadline is this Friday July 12th in 3 days!!!)

We’re looking for an imaging specialist (PhD) to work on correlative multimodal imaging with light-sheet, OPT, confocal/two-photon and support users with these techniques. A strong background with 3D fluorescence microscopy including any of the techniques mentioned, with preparation of biological samples and image analysis will be highly valued.

The candidate would join our team of 4 specialists (, and would benefit of a full contract (not a post-doc fellowship!) including health insurance & SS, for the duration of the project (30 months).

More details about the call here:

The Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) is a research institute devoted to biological and biomedical research, innovative training and to transforming society through science. The values IGC thrives to and aims to spread to society are scientific excellence, originality, communication, tolerance and cooperation. The IGC’s imaging facility is the home of >20 different microscopes (WFs, Confocals, 2P…), including the OpenSpinMicroscopy platform (one of the 1st open-source dLSMs worldwide), of OPenT (the 1st fully open-source OPT scanner), and the 1st home-built dSTORM in Portugal. The facility is one of the most comprehensive in the country, providing optical imaging from nano to 3D meso/macro scale. We support a population of >200 users/y with a combined total of almost 20Kh, including support with experimental planning, image acquisition and bioimage data analysis. More details about our technologies and services are available at the website:

Portugal has recently been elected, for the 2nd consecutive year, the “best world destination” according to the World Travel Awards. A beautiful country with lovely and welcoming people, great food and weather, and a panoply of natural beauties to discover, all of which can be found also @IGC campus!

Don’t miss this opportunity!


Head of Advanced Imaging Facility

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia

Oeiras - Portugal


dear colleagues,

The deadline to apply for this position has been postpone to July 28th, so there is still a chance to grab this great opportunity!

If you have a PhD in life sciences or physics/engineering, with experience with any of the 3D fluorescence microscopy techniques (eg, confocal, 2P, light-sheet) + familiarity with imageJ/FIJI, and want to join a joyful team of imaging specialists in a warm and welcoming country…then you qualify!

Send letter of interest to or look for mode details here:

with best regards,


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