Microscopy & Cytometry Technician

Job Details
Institution: IST Austria
Keyword Names: Academic/Research, Technician/Technical, Core/Shared Resource Laboratory
Line 1: IST Austria
City: Vienna
Country: Austria

Job Description

Microscopy & Cytometry Technician

IST Austria, Vienna Austria

IST Austria is a growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, and the life and physical sciences. We recruit passionate professionals from all over the world and from all fields who support our goals of excellence in research and science management. Located on a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer numerous opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment. Get an insight!

Your responsibilities

The Bioimaging Facility of IST Austria provides ‚state of the art‘ Microscopy Application and Flow Cytometry services, as well as assistance in image analysis and custom optical development solutions. In order to offer additional services in the future, we are looking for a full time Cytometry & Microscopy Technician.

  • Basic operation-support of cytometry and/or microscopy equipment
  • Routine quality monitoring and system performance checks
  • Support in general core facility and infrastructure tasks (e.g. routine facility checks; organization of calibration standards and optical maintenance tools)
  • Contribute to the organization of events: equipment demonstrations, technical workshops and annual microscopy courses
  • Support with organizational tasks
  • Assist in trainings and events (teaching, technical workshops and outreach

Your profile

  • BSc or MSc in Life Science/(bio-)physics or equivalent
  • First experience in lab-support of a core facility and/or academic environment
  • Strong interest in Microscopy, Cell Cytometry and Image analysis (knowledge scripting or
  • statistics is of advantage)
  • Service-oriented team player
  • Precise, structured and reliable working style
  • Team-oriented work spirit, motivated, ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills in English