Call 08-22: Postdoctoral Researcher Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative – Advanced Bioimaging Unit – IP Montevideo

The Advanced Bioimaging Unit (joint unit Institut Pasteur de Montevideo – Hospital de Clínicas/Udelar) calls for applicants to fill the position of postdoctoral researcher for a project financed by the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative with a workload of 40 hours per week.

Training accomplished

We orient the search to people with a doctorate completed in physics or engineering in the area of ​​hardware development associated with optical microscopy. English language proficiency is required.


The selected person should have experience in physics/optical engineering, in particular in the assembly of scanning microscopes and with two-photon excitation. Experience in time-resolved microscopy (FLIM) and hyperspectral will be valued, but not exclusive. In addition, experience in the manufacture of parts using mechanical tools such as a lathe and milling machine, as well as the use of a 3D printer, will be valued. It is a non-exclusive requirement to have basic knowledge of programming in Python language.


The selected person will work within the framework of the “Expanding Access to Advanced Bioimaging tools” project. He will be in charge of the development, commissioning and applications of the DIVER microscope (Deep Imaging via Photon Emission Recovery, 10.3390/mps2020053). Likewise, you will participate in the different training and education tasks that the UBA develops.


The remuneration can be consultedon our website.


The position will last for three years.

We invite interested people to apply through the following link attaching the following documentation in .pdf format:

1) Motivation letter
2) CV
3) Two letters of reference

Deadline: 5th June, 2023.

The Institut Pasteur de Montevideo is an institution committed to promoting an organizational culture based on gender equality. The Institution adheres to Law Nº 17.817 on the fight against racism, xenophobia, and all other forms of discrimination, and Law No. 18.104 on equal rights and opportunities between men and women.

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