Organisers: Peter O'Toole, Alison North, Claire Brown, Alex Sossick
This meeting will be an open forum and points for discussion will include:
How to prioritise user access and manage user expectation
Facility management software, adapting to the current situation
A look at how facilities have, or planning to adapt to reopening
Open session to discuss attendee suggestions
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I am happy to inform you that my imaging facility in Hamburg is
searching for an ambitious and passionate imaging specialist.
If you are interested please do not hesitate to apply or forward this
information to anyone you think might wish to apply.
Please find the job description below:
Antonio Virgilio Failla
Researcher/ Light Microscopy Specialist (m/f/d)
UKE Light Microscopy Facility
Pay grade 13 TV-KAH
Work with your finger on the pulse in a compressed cosmos that is
forever changing. A work environment where a person can make a
difference because they have the space and environment to implement
change and think differently.
·Secure employment in an innovative and family-friendly university
medical center in the middle of Hamburg (e.g. on-site kindergarten, free
child care during school holidays).
·Opportunity to participate in a wide range of further and additional
educational training courses offered by the UKE Academy for Education
and Careers, as well as a structured familiarization process.
·Attractive pay structure as well as access to a high-quality health system
·Opportunity to work at the best, state-of-the-art microscopes and to be
involved in outstanding scientific projects
This position is initially limited for two years part as part of a
project. An extension of this period is envisioned. This is a full-time
position (38.5 h/week), which can also be filled with part-time models.
*What expects you*
·Close collaboration with the UKE research community.
·Developing latest imaging protocols and experimental designs
·Trainings on different microscopy platforms
·Organisation of light microscopy seminars and workshops
·Securing maintenance and development of the core facility equipment
·Supporting the operation of the core facility
*What we look forward to*
·Successfully completed studies in Natural Sciences with PhD, preferably
in the area of Biophysics, Cell Biolology, Biochemstry, Microbiology,
Bioengeneering or Biostatistics or comparable skills and capabilities
·Insights in and practical experiences with optical microscopy and
imaging systems and latest microscopy techniques
·Very good command of sample preparation techniques for light microscopy
·Ability to teach non-specialists complex ideas
·Experience in a dynamic working environment
·Distinctive social competence, ability to act independently
·Very good oral and written communication skills in English
·Preferably experiences in the area of data analysis and quantification
as well as programming skills (e.g. Matlab)
We offer a work environment that offers everyone the same chances,
regardless of age, sex, sexual preference, disability, ethnic background
or religion. We are actively trying to increase the number of women in
senior roles, especially in research and teaching. In the event of equal
levels of qualification, preference will be given to female candidates.
The same rule will apply to all genders when one gender is deemed to be
under-represented in the department relevant to the available position.
Severely disabled applicant with essentially identical technical and
personal suitability will be preferentially selected.
Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf; Körperschaft des öffentlichen Rechts; Gerichtsstand: Hamburg | www.uke.de
Vorstandsmitglieder: Prof. Dr. Burkhard Göke (Vorsitzender), Joachim Prölß, Prof. Dr. Blanche Schwappach-Pignataro, Marya Verdel