Job no: 515411
Work type: Post Doc (Amherst Only)
Location: UMass Amherst
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Union: Post Doc
Categories: Postdoctoral Research Associate, College of Engineering
About UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450 acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
Dr. Yu Chen’s Biophotonics Imaging Laboratory has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) campus, located in Silver Spring, MD. The research area is focused on pulse oximetry. Examples of research projects include, but not limited to 1) fabrication of physical phantoms with biologically relevant properties of adult fingers; 2) Monte-Carlo simulation of light propagation in tissue; and 3) performing experimental measurements with finger-simulating phantoms.
Candidates must have a PhD in biomedical engineering, optical engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or other related fields, with experience in optical imaging/spectroscopy, Monte Carlo simulation, 3D printing, and phantom fabrication.
This position is supported in part by an NSF/FDA Scholar-in-Residence at FDA award and located with the US Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, MD.
Along with the application, please submit a CV. Please apply by September 30, 2022, for full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.
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Advertised: Aug 9 2022 Eastern Daylight Time