This position involves research in optical coherence tomography and participation in functional imaging research in retinal diseases under the supervision of David Huang, MD, PhD and Ou Tan, PhD. This position will grade OCTs in the Casey Eye Institute Reading Center.
Contribute to the development of new concepts, techniques and standards. Analyzes research data and provides interpretations. Setup experimental and pre-clinic system. Build advanced OCT systems, such as ultrahigh speed system, ultrahigh resolution system and collect preliminary results for grant application /paper publication. Setup functional OCT system, such as optical coherence elastography, and perform phantom / ex-vivo/in-vivo study with the system. May involve several different projects. Grade OCTs in CEI Reading Center. Contributes to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepares technique reports, papers and grant applications.
Analyze research data and provide interpretation. Contribute to the development of research documentation for publication and/or prepare technique reports, papers and grant applications.
Operate and maintain sophisticated laboratory/scientific equipment.
PhD in Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics or related field.
0-3 years of relevant experience.
Detail oriented and meticulous in all aspects of work. Requires exceptional organizational skills, strong communication skills with the public as well as with physicians/researchers, and exceptional 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, Powerpoint, and Photoshop is desired. Strong written and verbal communication abilities. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Good time management skills and attention to detail. Ability to meet deadlines, and 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.
Basic training in laboratory methods, some laboratory experience is preferred.