Post-Doctoral Fellow

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University of ColoradoDenver l Anschutz Medical Campus

SOM/Department of OphthalmologyPost-Doctoral Fellow

Position #717727– Requisition14426


TheUniversity of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals withdemonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and workingenvironment.  We value the ability to engage effectively with students,faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of ColoradoDenver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research universityserving more than 28,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We awardnearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professionaldegrees than any other Colorado public institution. With our solid academicreputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer 119 highlyrated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The University ofColorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is well known for its distinctive andhighly productive research programs, its world-class health facilities at theAnschutz Medical Campus and its well-established partnerships in business,industry and government. These campuses currently have over $400 million inresearch awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-relatedprograms and facilities offered at our Anschutz Medical Campus, a significantnumber of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at ourcomprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver. Denver is one ofAmerica’s most vibrant urban centers and the downtown campus, located juststeps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District, affordsour students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic,professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

The Department of Ophthalmology currently seeks a Post-Doctoral Fellow for the Laboratory of Advanced Ophthalmic Imaging, CellSight, in Denver, Colorado. The focus of the lab is on research for development of new and innovative in vivo ophthalmic imaging systems at CellSight. (See 
The lab is currently seeking a Postdoc who is highly motivated andaccomplished in design and construction of interferometric and multiphoton microscopesand has (or anticipates having) a recent Ph.D. or Masters degree in ElectricalEngineering, Physics, Optical engineering, or a related field.
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QualificationsMinimum Qualifications: 
  • Graduation from an accredited college oruniversity with a PhD/Masters in one of these fields Electrical Engineering,Optics, Physics, or related field
  • Two years of progressive experience in design andimplementation of optical coherence tomography and/or multiphoton microscopy
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience in design and implementation ofadaptive optics in ophthalmic research. 
  • Experience with ultrafast and nonlinear optics.
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Proven ability to work independently within a research lab
  • Demonstrated proficiency and excellence in Matlab or Python.

Salary and Benefits:


Salary iscommensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The Universityof Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment forour faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, weconduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The ImmigrationReform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on yourpaycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans andretirement contributions that add to your bottom line.



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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz MedicalCampus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body,faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a cultureof inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourageapplications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and allveterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality ineducation and employment.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Sep 6, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 3/8/2019
Application Due: 4/11/2019
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