März 29, 2023

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The Computational Microscopy group of Prof. Dr. Philipp Pelz at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg offers, subject to resources being available, a position as

Postdoctoral Scientist Computational Microscopy (m/f/x)

(subject to personal qualifications, remuneration according to salary group E 13 TV-L 100%)

starting September 1, 2022, or the earliest date after, limited for two years, with the option for extension to up to 6 years. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitver-tragsgesetz – WissZeitVG).

Position and tasks
• Develop and test new approaches and algorithms for large-scale multi-dimensional, multi-modal reconstruc-tion of electron-microscopy datasets at the atomic-, nano-, and microscale
• Design, optimize, and execute multidimensional STEM experiments
• Develop simulators, open-source software, and algorithms toward the goal of self-driving microscopes
• Publish and present the results of these studies to the community.

Position Requirements
• Ph.D. in materials science, physical sciences, computer science, engineering, or a related discipline.
• Proficiency in scientific Python programming.
• Demonstrated record of scientific excellence through publications and talks.
• Excellent communications and interpersonal skills to be able to interact effectively with a diverse group of sci-entists and technical staff.
• Self-motivated and able to work in a team environment.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (experience in one or more of the following):
• Experience with machine learning frameworks such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Jax
• Background in diffraction physics, crystallography, or modern microscopy methods (e.g. ptychography, holog-raphy, etc.)
• Data acquisition at aberration-corrected STEMs
• Developing and deploying AI models.
• Background in Computer Vision or Computational Imaging
• Demonstrated record of collaborative software development, especially in distributed teams.

We offer access to state-of-the-art aberration-corrected electron microscopes and a lab-based x-ray microscope at the Center for Nanoanalysis and Electron Microscopy, access to high-performance computing resources at the Erlangen National High-Performance Computing Center, and the enthusiastic support of an early-career principal investigator.

For informal inquiries, please get in touch with Philipp Pelz (philpp.pelz@fau.de). Applications from underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome. Your application (in English or German) must include a motivation letter, your CV with a publication list, and contact information for two references.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors – Mathematics and Computer Science – TU Eindhoven

This is to announce that we are looking for 25 new colleagues to complement our math and computer science department at TU Eindhoven.
We welcome applications in all areas of computer science, mathematics, data science, and artificial intelligence. Appointments can be at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level, depending on the seniority of the profile.

Information about the job conditions and the application portal are here:


The application deadline is April 9, 2023.