Job ID: 220067

Postdoctoral opening in biomedical optics and imaging instrumentation

University of Illinois Chicago

  • Aug. 22, 2023
  • Postdoctoral opening in biomedical optics and imaging instrumentation
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • University of Illinois Chicago
    Chicago, IL
  • Jan. 1, 2024
  • Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Optics & Optical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

A postdoctoral openings is available immediately at the Biomedical Optics and Ophthalmic 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 ( 

The postdoctoral fellow will be involved in optical instrument development and retinal imaging study. 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. 

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

  • The University of Illinois 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

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  • Department of Biomedical Engineering
    University of Illinois Chicago
    Chicago, IL

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