Staff Scientist: Head of Fluorescence Microscopy Facility

The INM – Leibniz Institute for New Materials in Saarbrücken, Germany, is an internationally leading center for materials research, with a particular focus in biomaterials and biointerfaces and their exploitation for medical applications. We are seeking an expert in advanced fluorescence imaging to manage and help running a newly established Fluorescence Microscopy Facility.

The candidate should have a PhD Degree in Biophysics, Biology or a related field with multiple years of hands-on experience with advanced fluorescence microscopy techniques and/or applications. We expect him/her to support biomaterials, cell biology, biophysics and tissue engineering working groups in modern fluorescence microscopy techniques (superresolution, multiphoton, STED, light-sheet…). He/she should train coworkers to use the microscopes, and support scientific experiments and projects involving high-end microscopy. Experience in image analysis is welcome. The facility is integrated within the Department “Dynamic Biomaterials” but provides service to the whole institute. The working language is English.

Candidates should be self-motivated and have good interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to work as an active member of an international, multi-disciplinary scientific team is a critical asset, and proficiency in English is mandatory.

INM is an equal-opportunity employer with a certified family-friendly policy. We promote the professional opportunities of women and strongly encourage them to apply. Full time jobs can be generally divided.

Please send your application via e-mail as a single pdf file before 31.01.2020 to INM’s Scientific Director Prof. Aránzazu del Campo ( quoting the reference “Head of Fluorescence Microscopy Facility”. Your application must include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, copy of your university degrees and the name of 1-2 referees.


2020 Scientist Head Fluorescence Microscopy Faculty – DBM