Senior microscopy expert

The (Bio-)Imaging Facility of the IST Austria provides state-of the art fluorescence microscopy services, FACS services, as well as custom image analysis and optical development services. We are enlarging our team and are searching for a full time (senior) microscopy expert (f/m).
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  • Support and development of advanced quantitative microscopy-based measurement methods (FLIM, FRAP, TIRF, laser ablation, multiphoton -and atomic force microscopy)
  • Support of basic facility operation: routine care of the microscopy equipment and basic training of the users of the (bio-)imaging facility
  • Operation and support of Fluorescence Assisted Cell Sorting (FACS)
  • Expert advice to users
  • Optionally, support of image analysis projects
  • Optionally, participation in the research projects initiated by research groups


  • PhD or relevant education and research experience involving microscopy
  • Proven experience with at least some of imaging approaches: confocal, multiphoton, spinning disc, light sheet, TIRF microscopy is required – AFM, FACS, and/or FLIM/FRET experience will be advantageous
  • Good communication skills in English is mandatory
  • Organizational and project management skills are advantageous
  • Work experience in a core facility and/or academic environment is advantageous

Please find all information about the vacant postion here:

Additional information:
information about IST Austria:
Scientific service units @ IST Austria:
The BioImaging Facility @ IST Austria: facilities/bioimaging- facility/

To apply for this position send your application until March 1st, 2018 in one combined pdf (including CV, certificates and references) by e-mail to:

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