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Post Doctoral Research Associate - Biomedical Engineering Chen Lab - FDA

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University of Massachusetts Amherst
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UMass Amherst

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Job Details

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.

Job Description

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.

Requirements

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.

Additional Information

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.

Application Instructions

Along with the application, please submit a CV. Please apply by September 30, 2022, for full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Aug 9 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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Organization

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is one of the preeminent public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts—often called “The top college town in North America”—the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers. 

As one of the nation's top public research universities – as measured by national and international rankings, academic citations, and research funding – the campus spends more than $180 million on research each year, demonstrating its contribution to the nation’s position as a technological and economic leader. The university works in conjunction with academic, government, and private partners to translate new knowledge and scientific discoveries into technical innovations and scholarly works that create opportunities for students, faculty and the public. 

Eight schools and colleges offer more than 85 undergraduate majors, 68 master’s and 48 doctoral degree programs, many counted among the top programs in the nation and world. UMass Amherst is also home to New England's premier honors college.

The 1,159 full-time faculty members are dedicated teachers and world-renowned researchers and the campus has regularly been listed among the top performers in terms of faculty awards. With over 24,000 students from all 50 states and over 70 countries, the student body is the most academically successful in the history of the campus. Students participate in 240 organizations, 21 NCAA Division I athletic teams, extensive intramurals, living-learning residence halls, community service, and internships. With one of the largest residential life systems in the nation, UMass Amherst houses approximately 12,000 students on campus. The university is enjoying a facilities renaissance, including new buildings in the sciences, the arts, and recreation. UMass Amherst is part of the Five College consortium with Smith, Mount Holyoke, Hampshire and Amherst colleges.

As an employer, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is a national leader in developing family-friendly policies, benefits and amenities designed to help faculty members develop both productive careers and satisfying personal lives. The university offers one of the nation’s most generous parental leave policies. The university is also part of the Academic Career Network, a regional consortium formed to serve dual-career couples and encourage greater diversity in the academy.

 

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