University of Osnabrück (Uni Osnabrück)

Scientific Assistant (m/f/d) Post-Doc

University of Osnabrück (Uni Osnabrück)

Osnabrück, Germany

The Collaborative Research Center 944 and Center CellNanOs at the School of Biology/Chemistry, University of Osnabrück, invite applications for a position of a

Scientific Assistant (m/f/d) (Post-Doc)
(salary grade E 13 TV-L, 100%)

starting as soon as possible and limited until 31.12.2022.

Description of responsibilities:
• Development and application of new workflows for correlative light and electron microscopy (CLEM), especially for the combination of volume reconstruction techniques (live cell imaging, light sheet microscopy, serial block face (SBF) imaging, TEM tomography)
• Planning, establishment and implementation of ultrastructure analytics and CLEM analyses for cell biological questions in various subprojects of SFB 944

Required qualifications:
• University degree in natural sciences (M.Sc. or diploma) in biology, physics or related subjects
• Completed doctorate in biology or physics
• Work experience with modern techniques of ultrastructural analysis

Desirable qualifications:
• Experience in analytical techniques for biological materials using TEM, REM, SBF REM, etc.
• Experience in data analysis and 3D reconstruction of complex EM and CLEM data sets.
• Experience with the preparation of biological materials for ultrastructure analysis
• Structured and independent working method
• Team-oriented approaches
• Very good degrees
• Efficient English language communication

We offer:
• Collaboration in the core facility iBiOs – integrated Bioimaging Facility Osnabrück
• Use of current, high-quality equipment infrastructure
• Interdisciplinary cooperation with scientists in projects of the SFB 944
• Possibility of further scientific qualification through method development and cooperation projects

The position is available on a full-time or part-time basis.

Osnabrück University has been certified as a family-friendly university committed to helping working/studying parents carers balance their family and work life.

The university aspires to ensure equal opportunities for men and women and strives to work towards a gender balance in schools or departments where new appointments are made.

If equally qualified candidates apply, preference will be given to those with special needs.

Applications with usual documents (CV, letter of intent, and two reference addresses) should be sent as a combined PDF document until August 18, 2019 to Prof. Dr. Michael Hensel at
For additional information regarding the position, please email Prof. Dr. Michael Hensel at
We are looking very much forward to receiving your application!


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Scientific Assistant (m/f/d) Post-Doc