Postdoctoral position in OCT/OCE and image processing

April 13, 2017

The Biomedical Optics Laboratory ( in Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston, TX invites applications for one or more postdoctoral scholar positions in the area of optical system development and/or image/signal processing from optical coherence tomography (OCT) and optical coherence elastography (OCE). The successful applicants will join dynamic team to work in the area of OCT and OCE for projects such as high-resolution imaging of live embryonic development and biomechanics of tissues and cells. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration with clinicians from Texas Medical Center.

The initial appointment will be full-time, for a 12-month period. Salary will be based on level of experience. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent upon the availability of adequate funding and performance. The positions are available immediately and review of the applications is ongoing. Applicants must have strong experience in OCT development and signal/image processing. Candidates will be expected to mentor students in the lab, prepare research articles for refereed journals and contribute to securing new sources of funding. They will also be encouraged to explore new projects within the scope of medical imaging research.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in engineering, physics or related field. Strong analytical and programming skills are essential.

To apply, please submit a cover letter (detailing relevant experience and career objectives), curriculum vitae (including GPAs), and names and contact information for three references to:

Kirill Larin, Ph.D., Fellow of OSA and SPIE
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-5060

Email: klarin [at]

The University of Houston ( is an equal-opportunity employer.


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