Research Associate in Image Analysis and Machine Learning (100%) - Ref.: IOB078

16 avril | Employé | 100%

Research Associate in Image Analysis and Machine Learning (100%) - Ref.: IOB078

Your position

  • Extract structural, functional, or genetic information from biological imagery including volumetric fluorescence microscopy, functional calcium or voltage imaging of neurons, and imagery generated by next-generation sequencing technologies such as spatial transcriptomics;
  • Program, train, and employ machine/deep learning models to solve biological problems commonly requiring tasks such as class inference, generative tasks, and optimal experiment design strategies;
  • Develop pipelines to automate commonly used workflows;
  • Communicate clearly with biologists and computational staff to identify objectives and communicate results. Convey image analysis concepts to PhD students;
  • Collaborate closely with members of IOB Groups and Platforms.

Your profile

  • A PhD including at least 4 years of experience in advance analytics of imaging data;
  • Biological knowledge. Experience working with biological data is strongly preferred;
  • Fluency in Python, Unix/Linux, and machine learning libraries with PyTorch preferred;
  • Experience scaling applications with cloud computing platforms and workflow management tools;
  • Image analysis in the context of next-generation sequencing is a plus;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

We offer you

  • Highly competitive conditions in a dynamic and international research community in Basel.
  • IOB is an equal-opportunity employer with family-friendly work policies.
Application / Contact

Interested candidates should submit their application documents as a single PDF file to by May 15th, 2021. Please indicate the position you are applying for by writing the reference number (IOB078) on the subject line.
For further information, please visit our website or contact Dr. Cameron Cowan (
Universität Basel
4000 Basel