offre d'emploi 2017/41 bis


The laboratory of Neurophysiology at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Brussels), member of the ULB-Neuroscience Institute (https://uni.ulb.ac.be) is recruiting:

A full time IT manager (open-ended contract)



  • Computer support for the various activities of the laboratory of Neurophysiology (http://neurophy.ulb.ac.be and http://celegans.ulb.ac.be/wordpress/) and Microscopy Facility (LiMiF http://limif.ulb.ac.be)

  • Contribution to the processing/analysis of in vivo and in vitro electrophysiology data, imaging and behavioural data; genome sequencing data

  • Development of software and script for coupling electrophysiological recordings or in vivo imaging to behavior (Matlab)

  • Support for students to analyse imaging data by open source software (e.g. ImageJ / Fiji) or commercial (e.g. ZEN, Huygens, Imaris, etc)

  • Support to students for the local development of software/ macro / plugins

  • Support for the implementation and maintenance of data acquisition systems for electrophysiology (patch clamp and imaging) in vitro and in vivo (Neuralinx) , optogenetics, behaviour, electrophysiology in vivo and calcium imaging by micro-endoscopy (Inscopix )

  • Management of existing online booking software and their development according to the implementation of new equipments

  • Management of the local network and massive data flows (Tbs/year, continuous increase), server configuration and maintenance, data security, backup, archiving, etc



  • Master in Biology or equivalent, Computer Science, Bio-informatics, Civil Engineering or Bio-Engineering with a solid background in programming

  • Applications with a higher degree than required will not be accepted.

  • Experience in a similar function is an obvious but not mandatory asset.

  • A motivated young graduate with a solid background may be suitable for the position.


Required Knowledge and skills :

  • Knowledge of computer science (PC, Mac and servers), programming (Matlab, Python, R ImageJ, etc), experience in signal analysis (electrophysiology) and / or in image processing (microscopy and / or video tracking)

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is mandatory


Desired Qualities :

  • Ability to work as a team player - while having a capacity for initiative and proactive action

  • Sense of service and listening ability to capture the needs of biologists to efficiently translate them into hardware and/or software solutions

  • Communication skills in English and, optionally, in French

  • Stress resilience

  • Adaptability to the various needs of users, often "in the emergency" (deadlines, etc)


Décision: bureau du 15/05/2017

Type contrat : CDI statutaire Temps de travail : Temps plein
Campus : Erasme Date de parution : 26/01/2018
Date limite de réception : 26/02/2018 [Référence 2017/41 bis]