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Senior Microscopy Group Lead

Tel Aviv, Israel

Full Time

About the Role

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Drive scientific progress using high content confocal microscopy of neuronal cultures

  • Develop and validate innovative approaches to make significant improvements in microscopy and image analysis pipeline

  • Solving complex problems to contribute to the crucial development of our science

  • Evaluate and integrate new imaging and image processing methods, techniques and technologies to independently progress key aspects of projects

  • Oversee, develop, and mentor a team together driving aggressively toward successful scientific outcomes

  • Leadership and execution of their own and their team’s scientific program


Qualifications & experience:

  • Ph.D. Degree in Neuroscience or equivalent

  • Extensive experience in confocal microscopy

  • Experience with Zeiss (advantage)

  • Extensive experience in image analysis (using programs such as CellProfiler, Imaris, Neurolucida...)

  • Industry experience (advantage)

  • Experience with neurobiology research

  • Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail

  • Flexible to shifting priorities and variable workloads

About the Company

Genetika+ is a well-funded, award-winning start-up based in Tel Aviv, working on cutting edge technologies, developing a new diagnostic tool for the management of Major Depression. Our mission is to improve outcomes for patients with Depression, reduce the time patients suffer and improve the quality of patient lives. We are recruiting a Senior Microscopy Group Lead to help drive our microscopy research program. The candidate should be a highly motivated and independent neuroscientist who will work with the rest of the team on development of new platform technologies. The successful candidate will ideally be extensively familiar with cellular neuroscience and microscopy.

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