The Division of Imaging, Diagnostics, and Software Reliability (DIDSR) in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Silver Spring, MD is seeking an entry-level researcher for projects involving the characterization of medical imaging systems. This project will focus on establishing standard test methods for whole-slide imaging scanning devices used in pathology. The candidate will assist with developing test methods and instruments for evaluating the technical performance of whole-slide imaging scanners and viewers. The candidate will also participate in writing journal publications. The selected candidate will join an active research group in regulatory science areas in experimental and computational medical imaging in the White Oak campus in Silver Spring (see link below) within the metropolitan DC region with multiple opportunities for further training and collaborations within and outside the FDA. Candidates for this training fellowship administered by ORISE must undergo a background investigation and need to have resided in the United States for at least three of the past five years. Apply only by email to firstname.lastname@example.org including resume or CV and the name of three professional references using the words “color imaging fellow” in the email Subject field.
Electrical engineering, computer science, optical engineering, color engineering, or biomedical engineering background
Proficiency in Matlab programming or C++
Expertise in colorimetry, color science, or photometry
Expertise in FPGA design
Expertise in display metrology
Expertise in digital imaging at the microscopic level
Experience in multispectral or hyperspectral imaging
Experience in color calibration and ICC color profiling
Experience in bright-field microscopy imaging system design
Experience in psychophysical study design of visual experiments in medicine
The Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories (OSEL) serves as the Center of Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) research arm to support the assessment of the enormous breadth of devices that the Center regulates from MRI scanners and neural stimulation devices to pacemakers, cancer treatments and other lifesaving products. OSEL is home to highly experienced scientists in essentially any discipline that has an impact on public health.
The Division of Imaging, Diagnostics and Software Reliability (DIDSR) participates in the Center's mission of protecting and promoting public health by identifying and investigating issues related to medical imaging, computer-assisted diagnostics, and software reliability. The division accomplishes this through activities supporting the OSEL mission
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