Biomedical Engineering

Postdoctoral Position in Image and Signal Processing from Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

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The Biomedical Optics Laboratory in the department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston, TX invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in the area of image and signal processing from optical coherence tomography (OCT). The successful applicant will join a dynamic team to work in the area of Optical Coherence Elastography and high-resolution live embryonic imaging. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with clinicians from the Texas Medical Center.

The initial appointment will be full-time, for a 12-month period. Salary will be based on level of experience. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent upon the availability of adequate funding and performance. The position is available immediately and review of the applications is ongoing. Applicants must have strong experience and interest in OCT development and signal/image processing. Candidates will be expected to mentor students in the lab, prepare research articles for refereed journals and contribute to securing new sources of funding. They will also be encouraged to explore new projects within the scope of medical imaging research.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in engineering, physics or related field. Strong analytical and programming skills are essential, as are good communication skills.

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

Kirill Larin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd
(SERC office): 3605 Cullen Blvd, Room 2023
Houston, TX 77204-5060

Phone: 832-842-8834
Email: klarin [at] uh [dot] edu

The University of Houston is an equal-opportunity employer.

The department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston 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, benefiting 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 is the 4th largest US city and considered as a preferred place to live due to a 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.