1. Multiple PhD and postdoctoral positions in Optical Imaging and Biomechanics at University of Houston

    Multiple PhD and postdoctoral positions in Optical Imaging and Biomechanics at University of Houston

    The Biomedical Optics Laboratory (http://bol.egr.uh.edu) in Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston, TX invites applications for one or more pre- and post-doctoral positions in the area of optical imaging, photoacoustics, and biomechanics. Extensive experience in one of the following areas is required: optical coherence tomography (OCT), opto(photo)acoustics, light-sheet microscopy (instrumentation and software development), optical elastography/biomechanics, and Brillouin Spectroscopy. The successful applicants will join dynamic team to work on projects such as optical methods to study tissue (ocular, skin, heart) biomechanics and development of advanced optical methods for developmental biology. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with clinicians from Texas Medical Center. The ideal candidate will have experimental skills in optics and/or biophotonics complimented by strong knowledge of software development. 

    Responsibilities include: 

    • Development and maintaining of advanced optical imaging systems (such OCT, optical projection tomography, optotoacoustics, Brillouin microscope, and multi-photon light-sheet microscope). 
    • Provides high level troubleshooting support to hardware development team. 
    • Developing software to assist the team for evaluation of newer sub-systems and components. 

    To apply, please submit a cover letter (detailing relevant experience and career objectives), curriculum vitae (including GPA), and names and contact information for three references to: 

    Kirill Larin, Ph.D.  Professor 

    Department of Biomedical Engineering 

    University of Houston 

    Houston, TX 77204-5060, USA

    Email: klarin@uh.edu  

    http://bol.egr.uh.edu

    The University of Houston (www.uh.edu) is an equal-opportunity employer. 

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    The UH Biomedical Engineering Department started in 2009 with a core research focus on neural, cognitive and rehabilitation engineering, biomedical imaging and genomics and proteomics. The Department is poised for significant growth in the coming years, benefitting from an unprecedented UH initiative to expand biomedical research. Houston is also home to a number of renowned medical research facilities, all within ten minutes drive from the University. Houston itself is the 4th largest US city and considered as the preferred place to live due to vibrant economy, beautiful surroundings and a diverse population. Rated as a global city, Houston's economy has a broad industrial base in energy, health care, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation.

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