Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biomedical Optics and Functional Imaging Laboratory

Xincheng Yao

Chicago, AK, United States

A postdoctoral position is available in the Biomedical Optics and Functional Imaging group with Dr. Xincheng Yao (yaolab.bioe.uic.edu) within the Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Yao’s Biomedical Optics and Functional Imaging Laboratory is housed in the Lions of Illinois Eye Research Institute (LIERI), within the same building with UIC Retina Clinic. In collaboration with experienced ophthalmologists and vision scientists, our lab is focusing on new development of ophthalmic instrumentation and imaging technology to advance retinal study, disease diagnosis andtreatment evaluation. Our current research includes ultra-wide field fundus photography, functional optical coherence tomography (OCT), super-resolution ophthalmoscopy, machine learning based retinal image analysis and AI classification of eye diseases. 


The postdoctoral research associate will be responsible for instrument development and retinal study. The selected candidate will have excellent opportunities to interact with researchers in Engineering, Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences for multidisciplinary training.


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics or a related discipline. Experience with optical design and construction is essential. Proficiency in Labview and Matlab programming is expected. Hand-on experience in retinal study is desirable.


Interested applicants should send a CV with research interests and names of three references to Dr. Xincheng Yao via email xcy@uic.edu.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biomedical Optics and Functional Imaging Laboratory