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PhD candidate (f/m/d) in the Department Biophysical Imaging

The Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (Leibniz-IPHT) offers the following position (65%) in the Department Biophysical Imaging, starting June 1st, 2021: PhD candidate (f/m/d)

The position is limited for 3 years.

The Leibniz-IPHT is a university independent research institute with close connection to the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and member of the Leibniz association. 


The candidate will develop hardware/software control systems for custom microscopes based on open source resources for standardization of data collection, Deep Learning protocols for image processing applications and support group members in optimization of related projects and existing solutions. 

Responsibilities and tasks:

The candidate should be able to develop complex software applications and hardware systems, video compression, C++/Python and VHDL programming languages. In addition, the candidate should be interested in Machine/Deep Learning topics, imaging sensor architecture and in Biophysical topics. 

Your qualification and knowledge: 

  • Master in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or related subject 
  • Deep knowledge in image processing, data acquisition and/or Hardware Description Languages 


German tariffs for public employees (TV-L). 

The Leibniz-IPHT strives to increase the proportion of female employees. The compatibility of work and family is one of our central concerns. Therefore woman are explicitly encouraged to apply. Further information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Christian Eggeling, Tel. +49 3641 206 401, E-mail: christian.eggeling(a)leibniz-ipht.de.

Please send your application electronically as one pdf file via Email until April 25 th, 2021 (including your CV and university interim and final certificates) to: 

Leibniz-Institute of Photonic Technology Jena e. V.
Human Resources 
Albert-Einstein-Straße 9, 07745 Jena / Germany 
E-Mail: Personal_Abtl(a)leibniz-ipht.de 
Code: 2021_07

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