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About us

Scionics Computer Innovation GmbH is an IT software and services company with over 20 years of experience in providing flexible and innovative solutions for scientific research organizations. We are located in Dresden, Germany, a cultural, innovative and green city where we are part of the Biopolis Dresden research campus. This campus includes renowned international research institutions including the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG), the Center for Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering (CMCB), and the Technische Universität Dresden. We work closely with these institutions and have a particularly strong long-standing partnership with the MPI-CBG. If you join our company, you will work in a welcoming and informal work environment with an international and open-minded team and access to new technology, exciting projects and the frontier of life-science research.

What we offer

As a company closely associated with academic research, we are dedicated to ensure that you have opportunities for training and development. We will provide a yearly budget which can be used flexibly for courses, conferences, and training.

As part of our open work culture, we offer access to flexible working hours, home office possibilities, and support with moving costs for those coming to us from abroad. We provide competitive salaries based on past experience.

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and service-oriented Bio-Image Analyst who enjoys being creative in using, testing and implementing tools for efficient and robust image analysis.

As part of our Scientific Computing team, you will support the needs of wet lab biologists by advising them on appropriate analysis strategies and implementing solutions to help them answer their research questions while considering factors such as usability and integration of solutions into existing infrastructure.

This position is a great opportunity to expand your unique skill set while collaborating on a wide range of exciting image analysis projects.

This full-time, on-site position is based in Dresden, Germany.

Your Responsibilities

  • Advising scientists on campus to guide them to correct software and image analysis solutions
  • Building and designing scientifically rigorous and repeatable image analysis workflows using a variety of open source and commercial tools such as ImageJ/FIJI, Napari, Ilastik, Huygens, Imaris and CellProfiler
  • Developing custom scripts/macros/plugins to combine, integrate and expand existing tools using python and/or ImageJ Macro
  • Collaborating with research groups and imaging facilities on campus to improve imaging workflows and strategies
  • Teaching and training researchers on campus on image analysis techniques and appropriate tools/programming languages
  • Reviewing, testing and proposing new tools and strategies in order to keep up-to-date with current Bio-Image analysis trends


Education & Professional Experience

A minimum of a Master’s degree (or a Bachelor's degree with 2 years' experience) in Life Science, Physics or Computer Science with demonstrated experience in a similar role with comparable goals and responsibilities.


  • experience with image processing and at least one image analysis package (preferably ImageJ/Fiji)
  • strong interest in applying your image processing knowledge to biology and life science
  • experience with at least one programming/scripting language, preferably Python (some knowledge of Java is a plus)
  • understanding of microscopy and image acquisition methods
  • excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex information in an easy-to-understand way
  • service-mentality and the ability to multitask and prioritize workload
  • strong team player
  • fluent in English
Desirable Experience  
Knowledge on machine learning techniques, high performance computing and the development of algorithms for image analysis would be beneficial.

Contact us

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV, cover letter and any relevant documents to: imagejob@scionics.comwith the subject "Bio-Image Analyst". Please also include contact information for a few references if possible.

We look forward to hearing from you!
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