University Of Kentucky
Posting Details Job Title Postdoctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU08191 Department Name 8H007:Biomedical Engineering Work Location Lexington, KY Salary Range $48,500 – $58,500 Type of Position Temporary Position Time Status Full-Time Required Education
Ph.D. in biomedical/optical engineering or closely related field.
Required Related Experience
• Experience in optical system design for imaging in free space or biological tissues. • Programming skills: Zemax, Code V, Solidworks, Auto CAD, Matlab. • Familiar with laser diodes, lenses, mirrors, photo detectors, CCD/CMOS cameras. • Familiar with finite element methods (FEM).
May require long periods of sitting and/or standing. May require lifting up to 25 lbs.
8am-5pm with occasional evenings and weekends.
The Bio-Optical Imaging Laboratory in the F. Joseph Halcomb III, M.D. Department of Biomedical Engineering invites applications for a postdoctoral position, supported by NIH grants (R01s, R21s, and R56). The Lab develops near-infrared optical technologies for continuous imaging of blood flow, oxygenation and oxygen metabolism in normal and diseased tissues of animals and humans. Responsibilities consist of design and development of optical spectroscopic and tomographic systems, data analysis, image reconstruction, and in vivo measurements of tissue hemodynamics, and metabolism. This position will also provide a unique opportunity to gain experience in a multidisciplinary research environment. The initial appointment will be for a 12-month period, with possibility of extension based on performance and the availability of funding.
Interested candidates should submit a complete application to include: 1) A one-page statement of research interest (Specific Request 1), 2) Curricula Vita, 3) Three references with contact information (Specific Request 2), and up to three representative publications (Specific Request 3).
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Experience in optical/electronic system design for imaging in free space and biological tissues. Programming skills: Zemax, Code V, Solidworks, Auto CAD, Matlab. Familiar with laser diodes, lenses, mirrors, photo detectors, CCD/CMOS cameras. Familiar with finite element methods (FEM).
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Deadline to Apply 11/05/2021 University Community of Inclusion
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