POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR

The Beckman Laser Institute at the University of California, Irvine anticipates openings for postdoctoral scholar positions (Levels 0-IV) for the 2021-22 academic year.
Seeking qualified candidates with experience in the following biomedical engineering fields:

Biomedical photonics/optoelectronics
Biomedical nano- and microscale systems/fabrication
Biomedical computation/modeling
Biomolecular and cellular engineering
Biomaterials
Tissue/regenerative engineering
Neuroengineering
Systems biology
Cardiovascular engineering

These positions require a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, electrical or optical engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, chemistry, or biology and experience in the field / research areas listed above. Alternatively, candidates can have an M.D. or the foreign equivalent. Candidates should also possess the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting and familiarity with biomedical optics concepts is desired. This is an ongoing recruitment and positions are dependent upon availability of extramural funding. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on job performance and availability of support. Note: Total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.

TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located at
https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07569
Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information only for References (3 Required; 2 optional [5 total]).

Mihaela Balu, Ph.D., has an opening for a post-doctoral position to work on an exciting project on the development of instrumentation based on multiphoton microscopy for pre-clinical and clinical applications in the Nonlinear Optical Microscopy (NLOM) Lab at the Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic, University of California, Irvine (UCI). The initial position may be for up to two years, with the possibility of renewal. Requirements: Ph.D. (in Physics, Optics, Chemistry, or related Engineering field), or an M.D., or the foreign equivalent.

Desired: Experience with nonlinear optical microscopy and/or other imaging techniques. For more information about our work, see: https://sites.uci.edu/nlom/.

The Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic at UCI (https://www.bli.uci.edu/) is internationally recognized for its research, innovation, and unique translational technology rapidly moving new technologies from bench-to-bedside. It is one of five national Beckman Institutes supported by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation with others at: California Institute of Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Stanford University, and City of Hope National Medical Center. Beckman Institutes are pioneering research at the interface between disciplines.
For more information, please contact Dr. Mihaela Balu (mbalu@uci.edu), the Principal Investigator of the NLOM Lab.

TO APPLY:
Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located at
https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07524
Applicants should complete an online application profile and electronically upload the following application materials to be considered for the position:

  • Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Anthony J. Durkin/The Durkin lab at the Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic has multiple Postdoctoral Scholar open positions (Levels 0-IV).

Candidates should have a Ph.D. or an M.D., or the foreign equivalent. Additional Qualifications: Potential applicants should have an interest in translational optical imaging and the ability to work in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary setting. Candidate should also have experience assembling instrumentation. Professional communication skills, both written and oral, are a must, as is a willingness to help manage projects.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in biophotonics and tissue optics. Experience with MATLAB programming is desirable.

Responsibilities include collection and analysis of Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging data from in both preclinical and clinical settings as well as instrument design, fabrication, validation and application.
All appointments are for one year with the potential for extension dependent upon performance and funding.

TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07526.
Applicants should complete an online application profile and electronically upload the following application materials to be considered for the position:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information only for References (3 Required; 2 optional [5 total]).

Prof. Brain J. F. Wong, M.D., Ph.D., has a Postdoctoral–Fellow position available at the Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic (BLI), Department of Surgery, School of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine. The post-doctoral fellow will work on the development of optical imaging technology of the upper airway using a number of imaging modalities.

The BLI is a multi-disciplinary research center at UC Irvine with a strong focus on optical imaging of organs and tissues. Candidates should have a background in Electrical or Biomedical Engineering or Computer Science and biomedical optics expertise.

Requirements: Candidates must have a PhD in engineering or an M.D., or a foreign equivalent. Communication and writing skills are paramount. Candidates should possess the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting and familiarity with biomedical optics concepts is desired.
Salary level is negotiable and will depend upon the candidate’s experience. Preference is given to US University graduates. All appointments are for one year with potential for extension dependent upon performance and funding. Send inquiries to bjwong@uci.edu.

TO APPLY:
Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07517.
Applicants should complete an online application profile and electronically upload the following application materials to be considered for the position:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • One-page proposed statement of research on the important problem/question you want to address, specific aims, and approaches
  • A statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equality, and inclusion. The statement should address how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI’s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence https://uci.edu/diversity/.
  • Names of 3 references

The Beckman Laser Institute

The School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Beckman Laser Institute, located at the University of California, Irvine, is seeking a post-doctoral fellow to work on visualization, segmentation and analysis of images generated using Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT).  The Beckman Laser Institute is a multi-disciplinary research center at UC Irvine with a strong focus on optical imaging of organs and tissues. The candidate should have a background on Electrical or Biomedical Engineering, or Computer Science, with expertise in Visualization, rendering, segmentation, shape representation and shape statistics. A publication record in this area is absolutely necessary.

Requirements: Candidates should have a PhD in engineering (ideally electrical or optical) for the postdoctoral fellow position. Communication and writing skills are paramount. Candidates should hold a PhD degree; they should possess the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting and familiarity with biomedical optics concepts is desired.

Salary level is negotiable and will depend upon the candidate’s experience. All appointments are for one year with potential for extension dependent upon performance and funding.

TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located at: TBD
Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  • Letter of Interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A description of current research and future plans

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.