Scientist Postdoc (m/f/d) Bioimaging

Updated: 25 days ago

The Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften - ISAS - e. V. develops efficient analytical methods for health research. Thus, it contributes to the improvement of the prevention, early diagnosis, and therapy of diseases like cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases or cancer. Overall, the institute strives to advance precision medicine by combining knowledge from different fields such as biology, chemistry, pharmacology, physics, and computer science. ISAS is a member of the Leibniz Association and is publicly funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and its federal states. 

At our location in Dortmund we invite applications for a

Scientist / Postdoc (m/f/d): Bioimaging

The research project to be filled addresses the role of macrophages and pericytes in myocardial infarction and reperfusion injury. Using various imaging techniques such as light-sheet fluorescence microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy, MALDI MSI and flow cytometric analyses, the regulatory mechanisms of these cell types with regard to their interaction with endothelial cells will be elucidated. Experience with these methods as well as with cell culture, cell isolation strategies, Western blot and PCR analyses is desirable. As part of this project and your employment at ISAS, you will be responsible for the following: 

  • Planning and independent execution of experiments
  • Coordination of sample transfers with cooperation partners
  • Preparation of human and murine samples for imaging, flow cytometry and analytical methods
  • Data processing and evaluation
  • Preparation and submission of scientific publications
  • Supervision of doctoral, bachelor and master students
  • Preparation of applications for ethical approvals
  • Planning and carrying out own independent research projects
  • Preparation and submission of third-party funding applications

Your profile

  • University degree (Ph.D., Dr.rer.nat., or similar) in Biology, Biochemistry or Biotechnology
  • Practical experience in supervision of students
  • Practical experience with flow cytometry
  • Practical experience with imaging technologies (e.g. Confocal laser scanning microscopy, light-sheet fluorescence microscopy)
  • Practical experience with PCR, Western Blot, cell culture
  • Willingness to work with animals (Preferably experience in the field of cardiovascular disease models)

We offer

  • Scientific development opportunities in an international cooperative, interdisciplinary research environment and an excellent working atmosphere in a very dynamic and professional team.
  • Extensive state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure.
  • The opportunity to present your data on international conferences and participate in workshops.
  • The opportunity to pursue your own research ideas and independently apply for third-party funding.

Non-residents who apply for this job will receive help from the institute to find accommodation and to handle authorities. ISAS supports the principle of equal opportunity for all employees and therefore particularly encourages women to apply. Applications from severely disabled people are welcome.

The salary will be according to the German TV-L. The full-time position is available immediately.  It is fixed-termed and offered for three years. The position is generally suitable for part-time.

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The closing date for applications is March 26, 2024. Please apply via our applicant portal .

Informal requests are welcome (reference number 281_2024) and can be directed to the Human Resources team (bewerbungen(at) ). Further information about the institute can be found at: .

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