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At this page microscopy related job opportunities are presented. The information shown remains the responsibility of the original author. So far these announcements are free of charge for jobs at Universities and other non-profit institutes throughout Europe as well as for ECMA members (the corporate members of EMS). EMS members working outside Europe can also for free post job positions at their respective research group. Others pay Euro 200 per announcement. Companies eligible for ECMA membership are requested to join the silver ECMA membership category (Euro 250).

The corresponding amount shall be transfered in favour of account: 
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Medical University of Vienna
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Job information suitable for this page (in English) may be sent to the EMS secretary.

  • The Faculty of Biology and Chemistry of the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (JLU) and the Paul-Ehrlich-Institute Langen (PEI)
    Germany
    W2 Professorship in Neglected Infectious Diseases with focus on Imaging Techniques
    Announcement date: 03 December 2018

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    Description

    The professorship will play a key role in DRUID (Novel Drug Targets against Poverty-Related and Neglected Tropical Infectious Diseases), a newly established research centre funded by the federal state of Hessen (state offensive for the development of scientific and economic excellence)....

    Please send your letter of application (no e-mails, please) with a CV and a documentation of your qualifications and teaching competence to: The President of the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Erwin-Stein-Gebaeude, Goethestrasse 58, 35390 Giessen, Germany, quoting reference number 8-34/18. Applications must be received by January 4th, 2019 at the latest.

    Requirements

    We are looking for an internationally qualified specialist in the field of "Imaging of Host-Pathogen Interactions". A doctorate and additional scientific achievements (e.g. habilitation) in the field of infection research and imaging are required. Furthermore, publications in national and international journals of repute and the successful acquisition and management of third-party funded projects is also expected. International cooperation experiences are desirable.

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    Identity
    Dr. Klaus Boller
    eMail
    Klaus.Boller@pei.de
  • The Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI)
    Basel, Switzerland
    Expert in Computational Structural Biology
    Announcement date: 22 November 2018

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    Description

    The holder of this scientific support position in a technical platform will help users at all stages of structure determination of large macromolecular complexes with data obtained by X-ray crystallography, and will also help interpret map and refine models from single-particle cryo-EM. Responsibilities include obtaining and interpreting maps, model building, refinement and deposition of structures. Additionally, the candidate will participate in the teaching and training of PhDs and postdocs. Overall responsibilities and compensation will depend on qualification and performance.

    Please submit your applications including cover letter, CV and three references through the FMI website (www.fmi.ch/opening) by January 10th, 2019. Only online submissions through the FMI website will be considered.

    Requirements

    • A PhD degree and/or postdoctoral training in structural biology or a related field 

    • Strong track record in computational structural biology and experience in using software packages for structure modelling and refinement 

    • Experience in structure determination and refinement of challenging low resolution and other difficult structures by X-ray crystallography 

    • Ability to interpret and refine maps and models obtained by cryo-EM 

    • Knowledge of computational structure prediction, designing of constructs for protein engineering, molecular docking, or an ability to run molecular dynamics simulations are advantages. 

    • Excellent communication skills, a team-spirited and service-oriented attitude, as well as skills in multi-project management are crucial. 

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    Contact

    eMail
    bernhard.korn@fmi.ch
  • Maastricht University
    Maastricht, Netherlands
    Electron microscopy specialist
    Announcement date: 16 November 2018

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    Description

    The successful applicant has a strong interest in the development, commissioning and application of cryo-EM and will become the primary responsible of the Arctica cryo-TEM and the Scios (cryo)-FIB/SEM.

    Requirements

    - Minimum  Bachelor in science or engineering
    - Experience in Electron Microscopy and preferably in cryo-Electron Microscopy.
    - Experience in microscopy sample preparation.
    - First class communicator, teacher/trainer and pro-active independent team player.
    - The ability to carry out experiments, including design, analysis and write-up.
    - The ability to acquire new techniques.
    - Interest in image processing (SPA and tomography)

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    Contact

    Identity
    Carmen López-Iglesias
    eMail
    c.lopeziglesias@maastrichtuniversity.nl
  • CEA Grenoble
    Grenoble, France
    Post-doctoral position
    Announcement date: 15 November 2018

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    Description

    Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral position funded by CEA in the context of an interdisciplinary project involving experts in: (1) electron tomography at CEA Grenoble/DRT/LETI (Zineb Saghi), (2) magnetic resonance imaging at CEA Saclay/NeuroSpin (Philippe Ciuciu) and (3) cosmology at CEA Saclay/Dap/CosmoStat (Jean-Luc Starck).

    Applications deadline: December 15, 2018.

    Requirements

    Eligible qualifications for this position include: 

    - PhD in tomography or related 3D technique. 

    - Solid background in convex optimization and inverse problem solving. 

    - Proficiency in Python and C or C++. Experience with GPU programming. 

    - Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.  

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    Contact

    Zineb Saghi (zineb.saghi@cea.fr)

    Philippe Ciuciu (philippe.ciuciu@cea.fr)

    Jean-Luc Starck (jlstarck@gmail.com)

  • University of Hamburg - Centre for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB), Department of Physics
    Hamburg, Germany
    PhD position in Fluorescence Cryo-Microscopy Development
    Announcement date: 15 November 2018

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    Description

    PhD student position available in the new field of super-resolution fluorescence cryo-microscopy.
    - Tackle challenging questions in optical and mechanical design of novel cryo-microscopy setup.
    - Combine super-resolution fluorescence cryo-microscopy with electron cryo-microscopy and apply to current biological questions.
    - Work in close collaboration with biological groups in highly interdisciplinary environment of the CSSB on the DESY campus.
    Deadline for applications: December 31, 2018

    Requirements

    A university degree (MSc) in Physics or a relevant field. Suitable candidates should have sound knowledge in the fields  of  biophysics,  optics  and  microscopy.  Experience  in  programming  (e.g.  Matlab,  Python, etc.)  and  CAD  software  will  be  of  advantage.  The  ability  to  work  in  a  team,  creativity  and scientific thinking as well as good English language skills are essential.

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    Contact

    Identity
    Prof. Dr. Rainer Kaufmann
    eMail
    rainer.kaufmann@cssb-hamburg.de
  • University of Cádiz
    Cádiz, Spain
    PhD. Thesis: Advanced (S)TEM characterization of stainless steel
    Announcement date: 07 November 2018

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    Description

    An opportunity has arisen for a highly-motivated student interested in advanced experimental work in a PhD project at the Nanomaterials and Catalysis Lab at the University of Cádiz (Spain) (http://www2.uca.es/dept/cmat_qinor/catalisis/grupo.htm). This thesis is focused on industrial problematics and will be performed in collaboration with the ACERINOX Company, a world leader in stainless steel production. This project will include short stays at the technical department of ACERINOX at Algeciras bay.

    Interested candidates should contact the PhD advisors as soon as possible in order to complete the administrative formalities, mail should include CV and a brief letter of interest.

    Requirements

    Candidates should have a master's degree in engineering, material science, physics or chemistry.

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    Contact

    Luc Lajaunie (luc.lajaunie@uca.es) and José Calvino (jose.calvino@uca.es).

  • Delft University of Technology - Quantum Nanoscience
    Delft, Netherlands
    Postdoctoral researcher
    Announcement date: 06 November 2018 - Deadline for application: 06 February 2019

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    Description

    We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on transmission electron microscopy (TEM) techniques to investigate the atomic structure and electrical properties of nanostructured materials built upon layered materials. The successful candidate will undertake research in advanced TEM-based techniques, such as atomic resolution scanning transmission electron microscopy HR(S)TEM and electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS). She/he will operate a new state-of-the-art JEOL microscope equipped with a monochromator and Cs-corrector.

    Requirements

    The candidates should hold a PhD degree in physics, materials science, or related topics. Familiarity with TEM techniques such as HR(S)TEM and EELS is required. Please submit your motivation letter, CV as one single PDF file and send it to s.conesaboj@tudelft.nl. Please also arrange for two reference letters to be sent to the same address. This postdoctoral research position is supported by the European Research Council through the TESLA Starting Grant project. The employment contract of the successful candidate will be on a first instance of two years, with the possibility of an extension subject to available funding. There is flexibility concerning the starting date of the position, with preference to those candidates with availability to start in early 2019. If you would like to request more information about these positions, please drop me an email at s.conesaboj@tudelft.nl

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    Contact

    Dr. Sonia Conesa-Boj Department Quantum Nanoscience Kavli Institute of Nanoscience TU-Delft, Faculty of Applied Sciences Building 22/Room F184 Lorentzweg 1 2628 CJ Delft Phone: 0031 (0)15 278 89690

  • Rothamsted Research
    Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Scientific Specialist - Electron Microscopy
    Announcement date: 31 October 2018

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    Description

    The post holder will be responsible for the day to day running of the Electron Microscopy instruments of the bioimaging unit and to carry out and support research and training. They will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of a Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM), two Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM) and associated equipment for TEM/SEM sample preparation.

    Requirements

    Applicants should have proven experience with TEM and/or SEM instruments; interest in the EM field, and a desire to follow up the latest technical developments. You should be well motivated, have strong problem-solving, team working and communication skills with the ability to relate to and communicate with users about EM issues. 

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    Contact

    eMail
    comms@rothamsted.ac.uk
  • International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory – INL
    Braga, Portugal
    Research Fellow – Two dimensional magnetic semiconductors
    Announcement date: 31 October 2018

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    Description

    The main goal of the project is inthe exploration of the magnetic properties of DMS based on magnetic doping of two dimensional transition metal chalcogenide(TMDCs) semiconducting compounds that is attracting enormous interest for their various properties and applications. The research will involve carryingout the synthesis of doped 2D materials and characterizing them by High Resolution TEM/STEM imaging and associated spectroscopic techniques.

    The successful candidate will work in the Nanostructured MaterialsGroup in the department of Advanced Electron Microscopy, Imaging and Spectroscopy. She/he will be assigned the following working plan:

    • Synthesis of magnetically doped 2D materials
    • Aberration Corrected TEM/STEM Imaging and spectroscopy.

    Open date for applications: October 29th2018

    Closing Date for applications: November 19th2018

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    Ph.D. in Transmission Electron Microscopy/Materials science and engineering/physics, chemistry or related field;

    Experience with the synthesis and characterization of 2D Materials(desirable)

    Expertise withTransmissionelectron microscopy and spectroscopy;

    - Excellent record of productive research demonstrated by publications in leading scientific journals;

    - Ability to publish original researchin leading scientific journals.

  • Corrected Electron Optical Systems (CEOS) GmbH
    Heidelberg, Germany
    Python Developer (Electron Microscopy)
    Announcement date: 30 October 2018

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    Description

    Within a team of software developers, physicists and engineers you work on design, implementation and test of our system software for data acquisition, image analysis and instrument control.

    Requirements

    • advanced knowledge in Python software development,
    • experience with the Qt Library for the implementation of user interfaces,
    • knowledge of numpy and related packages for numerical calculation,
    • experience with Linux / Windows cross-platform development,
    • some experience in C/C++ including OpenMP would be beneficial, 
    • hands-on experience with analytical electron microscopy (TEM, EFTEM, EELS) would a great advantage of course,
    • basic command of the German and good knowledge of the English language

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    Contact

    Identity
    Dr. Heiko Müller
    Phone
    +49 (0) 6221 89467-21
    eMail
    jobs@ceos-gmbh.de
  • International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory – INL
    Braga, Portugal
    Research Fellow – In situ Transmission Electron Microscopy
    Announcement date: 29 October 2018 - Deadline for application: 19 November 2018

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    Description

    Job reference: Ref.10.18.58

    The project "Correlated Analysis of Inorganic Solar Cells in and outside an electron microscope" aims to fabricate in-situ TEM cartridges for carrying out electrical measurements of CIGS solar cells. These chips will be universally adaptable, provide flexibility and significant advantages to the existing commercial ones and will enable simultaneous experimentation both inside and outside the TEM. Subsequent to their fabrication they will be employed for the study of a solar cell device (CIGS) under near-operating conditions. This will provide unprecedented insight into relevant processes at grain boundaries and interfaces by enabling correlated multi-scale analysis with resolutions ranging from the atom to the entire device.

    Description of the functions and key primary responsibilities: 

     The successful candidate will work in the Nanostructured MaterialsGroup in the department of Advanced Electron Microscopy, Imaging and Spectroscopy. She/he will be assigned the following working plan:

    • Testing of developedcartridges for correlated multi-scale analysis of solar cell materials
    • In situ TEM Electrical Characterization of the Solar Cells using the Fabricated Chips

    Requirements

    Candidates must meet the following conditions, as they are required by the nature of the duties the candidate will be required to perform:

    Ph.D. in Transmission Electron Microscopy/Materials science and engineering/physics, chemistry or related field;

    Hands-on experience with high-resolution, diffraction and spectroscopical methods in S/TEM;

    Hands-on experiencewith Focused Ion Beam techniques (desirable);

    Experience with In situ Transmission Electron MicroscopyTechniques, namely electrical probing(desirable);

    - First-author track-record of publications in leading scientific journals;

    - Ability to timely deliver project milestones and interact constructively with different teams in the project.

    General Eligibility conditions, required qualifications and expertise: 

     Candidates must comply with the following requirements:

    1. Hold a PhD Degree within the field of the selected vacancy;
    2. Be a Portuguese citizen, a European Union citizen or a non-European Union Citizen with a scientific and professional curriculum that demonstrates an appropriate profile for the activity to be performed;
    3. Fluency in English is required.

     

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    Contact

    eMail
    hr.services@inl.int
  • Carl Zeiss Microscopy
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Applications Engineer
    Announcement date: 24 October 2018

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    Description

    A hands-on role to support the success of Electron Microscopy and related portfolio products in all market sectors, academia and industry and with a key focus on geoscience. 

    This includes system/software demonstrations and sample analysis, customer training, & product testing.  This is part of the global Demonstration & Applications team supporting Global Application activities.

    Closing Date: 31stOctober 2018

    Requirements

    • Background in Geoscience is required, Materials Science would also be desirable 
    • Experience with scanning electron microscopy (conventional, field emission and focused ion beam microscopy technologies) 
    • Knowledge or experience in using Process Specific Tools (PST) is preferred (i.e., particle analysis programs & workflows that solve a customers’ particular Job-to-be-done)
    • Knowledge of and experience in sample preparation techniques for materials, semiconductor and life science electron microscopy
    • Experience with analysis hardware and techniques such as EDS, EBSD, WDS
    • M.Sc. in Geoscience or Material Science plus at least 2 years relevant experience in industry or academia in a science discipline using electron microscopy techniques (Ph.D. is preferred)
    • Excellent communications, presentation, and writing skills
    • Strong customer focus and problem-solving skills

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    Identity
    Suya Rolph
    eMail
    suya.rolph@zeiss.com
  • Materials Science Institut of Barcelona (ICMAB)
    Bellaterra, Spain
    Postdoctoral researcher
    Announcement date: 23 October 2018

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    Description

    The two-year position is part of the ERC Advanced Grant ULTRASUPERTAPE which aims to demonstrate an unprecedented approach for fabrication of low cost/high throughput/high performance High Temperature Superconducting (HTS) Coated Conductors, based on a new ultrafast transient liquid assisted growth (TLAG) process able to reach 100 nm/s growth rates.

    Requirements

    • PhD in solid state physics or materials science
    • Strong hands-on experience of aberration-corrected (S)TEM imaging
    • Additional skills of TEM specimen preparation, analysis and simulation of atomic resolution STEM images, electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS) are also of interest
    • High level in written/spoken English
    • High motivation and good communication skills
    • Scientific records will be considered in the evaluation

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    Contact

    eMail
    erc-ultrasupertape@icmab.es
  • University of Siegen - Mechanical Engineering / Micro- and Nanoanalytics Group
    Siegen, Germany
    Post-doctoral Research Associate for Advanced & in situ TEM of novel 2D materials
    Announcement date: 20 October 2018 - Deadline for application: 19 November 2018

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    Description

    The LMN was recently established as a new chair in October 2017. We cover two major research foci, which are I) the development and application of advanced electron microscopy for materials science and II) highly interdisciplinary research on energy-related and novel 2D-materials. The group is closely related to the university’s Micro- and Nanoanalytics Facility (MNaF) as well as the interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Materials (Cm). We operate two state-of-the-art microscopes, a new FEI Talos TEM and a FEI Helios FIB/SEM, with more (in situ) equipment including an AC-HR(S)TEM being available in the future. For advanced TEM the group currently utilizes AC-microscopes at renowned (inter)national research institutions. About the Project & Duties Aims or this project are to study the relationship of the microstructure, the chemistry and the local properties of novel layered and 2D materials and devices by cutting-edge and in situ EM techniques. In particular, the structure of crystal defects and their impact on the material’s band structure and optical properties will be addressed (see Nature 505 (2014) pp. 533 , Nature Physics 11 (2015) pp. 650). Moreover, you will establish dedicated sample preparation routines for such materials. The project includes the design, acquisition and evaluation of new instrumentation and in situ TEM holders. Within the framework of your tasks, you will have the opportunity to gain academic qualification equivalent to a German habilitation. The duties include support of students in research and participation in administrative tasks. The teaching obligation is 4 hours per semester week. See detailed description attached

    Requirements

    For this position, we are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated PostDoc with an excellent PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science or a related field and proven expertise in novel 2D materials. Applicants are experts in advanced TEM (like aberration-corrected (S)TEM, low-dose TEM and/or EDS/EELS) proven by respective peer-review publications. Applicants should have a genuine interest in interdisciplinary research proven by multidisciplinary papers. Excellent English skills, flexibility and the ability for teamwork are required. Experience in (computer-aided) design of components and good German language skills are beneficial. See detailed description attached

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    Identity
    Prof. Dr. Benjamin Butz
    Address
    University of Siegen Micro- and Nanoanalytics Group
    Paul-Bonatz-Straße 9-11 • PB-A409/2
    57076 Siegen • Germany
    Phone
    +49 271 740–3175 - Fax +49 271 740–2545
    eMail
    Benjamin.Butz@uni-siegen.de
  • Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)
    Okinawa, Japan
    Electron Microscopy Specialist
    Announcement date: 19 October 2018

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    Description

    OIST Imaging Section seeks a highly-motivated Electron Microscopy Specialist to expand imaging capability within the university. The principle responsibilities of the position will be to keep the imaging facility and equipment in a good functional condition, to provide researchers and students with consultation, training and technical assistance on sample preparation and imaging and to support the Imaging Section Leader in optimizing the use of the facility and equipment

    Application Due DateNovember 30, 2018 (Applications will be screened upon arrival)

    Requirements

    (Required)

    -PhD degree in science
    -At minimum of 5 years of research experience in biological electron microscopy
    -Practical knowledge of:

    • conventional sample preparation methods for TEM and SEM
    • preparation methods for cryo-EM, such as cryo-fixation, freeze-substitution, freeze-fracturing and Tokuyasu sectioning
    • Immunolabelling for light and electron microscopy. 
    • image processing software: e.g., IMOD, ImageJ.

    -Ability to effectively communicate and provide customer-oriented service to researchers and students in English both written and spoken (TOEIC 850 or higher)

     (Preferred)

    -Basic knowledge of light microscopy to support correlative microscopy
    -Knowledge of volume microscopy: focussed ion beam scanning electron microscopy, serial block-face SEM and/or array tomography, and/or cryoTEM and cryoSEM
    -Japanese language skills

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