Postdoctoral Associate (Ophthalmology)

Miami, Florida
May 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Ophthalmology has an exciting opportunity for a Post-Doctoral Associate in the area of ophthalmic imaging at the Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute. This position participates in the development and clinical application of advanced computational tools for the analysis of corneal and anterior segment Optical Coherence Tomography images. This position works closely with clinical faculty, fellows and staff and participates in clinical studies.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D. or M.D. with a strong background in engineering and biomedical image processing. Experience with ophthalmic applications of Optical Coherence Tomography and with optical instrumentation along with prior work experience in a clinical setting are highly desirable. Knowledge of visual optics. Strong analytical skills. Ability to coordinate research activities, solve problems while working independently and work in a multidisciplinary team. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, with fluency in the English language. Ability to be cognizant of and follow the highest ethical standards. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!

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