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Postdoctoral and PhD student openings in optical instrumentation and retinal imaging
University of Illinois at Chicago


Date Posted Feb. 24, 2021
Title Postdoctoral and PhD student openings in optical instrumentation and retinal imaging
University University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL, United States
Department Department of Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Jun. 1, 2021
Position Start Date Available Immediately
 
 
  • Graduate Student
    Post-Doc
  • Optics & Optical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
 
 

Postdoctoral and PhD student openings are available immediately at the Biomedical Optics and Functional Imaging Laboratory. In collaboration with experienced ophthalmologists and vision scientists, our ongoing research includes ultra-wide field fundus photography, functional optical coherence tomography (OCT), super-resolution ophthalmoscopy, machine learning based retinal image analysis and eye disease classification (https://yaolab.bioe.uic.edu/).

The postdoctoral fellows and PhD students will be involved in optical instrument development, experimental study of retinal morphology and physiology, and/or image analysis and classification. The selected candidates will have excellent opportunities to interact with researchers in Engineering, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences for a multidisciplinary training.

The postdoctoral candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics or a related discipline. Experience with optical design and construction is essential. Proficiency in Labview and Matlab programming is expected. Hand-on experience in retinal imaging study is desirable.

The PhD candidate should have a BS/MS degree in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline.

Interested applicants should send a CV with research interests and names of three references to Dr. Xincheng Yao via email xcy@uic.edu.


  • The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution/employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or disability status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Additionally, UIC is a proud member of the Illinois Hires Heroes Consortium. We recognize that the skills learned during military service are transferrable and highly relevant to a career with our University and welcome our nations veterans to apply. Lastly, the University provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation please contact the Office for Access and Equity at (312) 996-8670 or oaeada@uic.edu.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Xincheng Yao
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    Chicago, IL
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  • xcy@uic.edu

 

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