Postdoc Scholar position opening within the Center for Ophthalmic Optics and Lasers Lab. This position will focus on visual optics, optical coherence tomography (OCT) and ocular surface topography. This position works with a team of scientists and engineers, developing diagnosis and classification of corneal irregularities (keratoconus, contact lens induced warpage, refractive surgery, scars, dystrophies), intraocular lens power calculation (especially after refractive surgery), and scleral lens fitting (for diseased eyes).
Work alongside experts in various scientific, clinical and engineering disciplines to develop algorithms for registration, segmentation, detection, analysis and modelling of OCT data.
Provide direction and guidance to student workers as needed.
Operate and maintain sophisticated laboratory/scientific equipment.
PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering, Optics or related field of research.
3-5 years experience with digital image acquisition and processing (e.g., in Matlab, Labview, C++) is required.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Detail oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work.
Requires organizational skills, strong communication skills with the public as well as with physicians/researchers, and database management abilities.
Strong follow-through skills and ability to pro-actively identify and solve problems.
Demonstrated innovation, initiative, and problem-solving skills are imperative.
Ability to work well independently and multi-task is critical.
The ability to work well with team members is essential.
Familiarity with research design, statistics, and use of computers for research is preferred.
Working knowledge of computer software including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint is desired.
Demonstrated evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work independently; willingness to serve as a positive and professional role model.
Must have demonstrated record of reliable attendance, punctuality and proven successful performance in past and present.
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