Scientists with experience in Deep Learning for lmaging


For our location in Hamburg we are seeking:

Scientists with experience in Deep Learning for lmaging

Limited: 2 years | Starting date: earliest possible | ID: FHMA014/2021 | Deadline: 21.06.2021 | Full-time/Part-time

DESY, with its more than 2700 employees at its two locations in Hamburg and Zeuthen, is one of the world's leading research centres. Its research focuses on decoding the structure and function of matter, from the smallest particles of the universe to the building blocks of life. In this way, DESY contributes to solving the major questions and urgent challenges facing science, society and industry. With its ultramodern research infrastructure, its interdisciplinary research platforms and its international networks, DESY offers a highly attractive working environment in the fields of science, technology and administration as well as for the education of highly qualified young scientists.

The DESY group "Information Technology" (IT) is leading a variety of national and European projects and initiatives, evaluating new and innovative IT technologies. One of those is the Helmholtz lmaging Platform (HIP), an innovative approach to systematically support and further develop imaging processes and methods of analysis within the Helmholtz Association. To strengthen our team at DESY in Hamburg, we are looking for a scientist with experience in Deep Learning for scientific image analysis.

About the role:

  • Together with your colleagues, you will develop novel deep learning architectures for scientific image analysis
  • You will apply CNNs to 3D electron tomography data
  • You will adapt algorithms to detect and classify small objects in noisy data
  • You will make our algorithms availble to biologists for real world usage

Good reasons to join:

Look forward to a unique working environment on our international research campus. We attach particular importance to appreciative cooperation and the well-being of our DESY employees. Gender equality is an important aspect for us. To support work life balance we offer flexible working hours, variable part-time and job-sharing. You will benefit from our family-friendly and collegial atmosphere, our established health management and occupational pension provision. As a public employer, we offer you a secure workplace and facilitate your individual career with our comprehensive training and development opportunities. Remuneration is in according to the regulations of the TV AVH.

Limited: 2 years

To be successful in this role:

  • You have completed a University degree in life science, computer science, physics or equivalent
  • You have a good knowledge in the areas of artificial intelligence,machine learning and imaging methods
  • Experience in imaging, deep learning, the application of convolutional neural networks and in object classification is beneficial
  • You are fluent in at least one modern programming languages
  • You have a good spoken and written command of the English language
  • You are a team player with good communication skill

For further information please contact Patrick Fuhrmann, +49 40 8998-4474,

We look forward to receiving your application via our application portal:

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DESY promotes equal opportunities and diversity. The professional development of women is very important to us and therefore we strongly encourage women to apply for the vacant position. Applications from severely disabled persons will be given preference if they are equally qualified.

You can find further information here:

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
Notkestraße 85
22607 Hamburg
Phone: +49 40 8998-3392

Deadline for applications: 21.06.2021