Vacancy: Bioimaging Facility Manager, Aarhus University

At the Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Heath, we are looking for a new facility manager with academic background for our imaging core facility. It is a permanent full-time position from 15 December 2020 or shortly thereafter.

We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. Our infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work either in the brand new ‘Skou Building’ or similar as we are in the process of modernizing our old facilities. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.

About the core facility and work description: The core facility was established in 2019 and have several high-end systems such as laser scanning confocals, spinning disk confocal, slide scanner, high content screening, multiphoton, and more. Currently, we have more than 100 regular users, who all have been trained in different systems and software. We are looking for a dedicated person to participate in the further development of our imaging core facility. More information regarding the facility can be found at our homepage

As a facility manager, you will be responsible for both practical work at the microscopes and administratively related tasks. The work will therefore include the introduction of new users at our different systems, maintenance of our homepage, contact the vendors, make a budget for the facility etc. Currently, there is a student worker associated to help with paperwork and the booking system, and we hope to hire an extra person in the near future. You will refer to Professor Morten S. Nielsen and the steering committee of the core facility

Your competences: We expect that you have a background within high-end fluorescent imaging and imaging software. You should furthermore have organizational skills and be able to teach and communicate with the users of the imaging core. We expect that you write and speak fluently English.

Questions for the position: If you need further information about the vacant position, you are welcome to contact professor Morten S. Nielsen, phone +45 28992387 We expect to have job interviews 20 November 2020.

Application: Your application must include the following:

  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Indication of education (a copy of the diplomas should be uploaded)
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the recruitment system

Link to the application site:

Download the advertisement PFD here.