Job Opportunities

Position in Light-sheet microscopy (PhD/Postdoc/Staff Scientist)

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and talented scientist with excellent skills and knowledge in setting up and maintaining light-sheet microscopes for tissue clearing purposes. The candidate will be expected to develop, innovate and implement new advances in light-sheet technology focusing on the analysis of large cleared human organs (Zhao…Ertürk, Cell, 2020). The candidate’s tasks will include general management of the erturk lab light-sheet microscopes including MesoSPIM, Ultramicroscope II and Blaze, their maintenance, new imaging method developments, as well as all data acquisition and interpretation.

Your profile:

  • Can design and setup light-sheet microscopes
  • Develop and establish light-sheet imaging methods for large mouse bodies and human organs
  • Write codes to maintain microscope controls
  • Effectively communicate with experts to troubleshoot
  • Large imaging data analysis coming from light-sheet microscopy

We are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive online application including your letter of motivation, CV, academic transcripts and the name and contact of at least 3 referees until 31.05.2021. 

Hiring manager: Dr. Ali Ertürk, Director, Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (iTERM), Helmholtz Munich

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