Marine Biological Laboratory, Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology & Evolution

Position ID:Marine Biological Laboratory-Josephine Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology & Evolution-POSTDOC [#16581]
Position Title: Post Doc opportunity to build a cutting edge multi-view microscope with adaptive optics for high resolution imaging
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, United States [map]
Subject Area: Bioengineering
Appl Deadline:2020/09/24 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/07/24, finished 2021/03/27, listed until 2021/01/24)
Position Description:    

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The Kumar lab in the Josephine Bay Paul Center, MBL is looking for a postdoctoral scientist in the area of optical microscopy. Candidate will work on designing and building a multi-view line scan confocal microscope, develop control software and test the performance of the system.  The incumbent participates in multi-lab collaborative efforts and has knowledge of optical microscope design, microscope building, developing Graphical User Interface and image analysis. 

Duties include:

Design and build a multi-view line scan confocal Develop graphical user interfaces for microscope hardware control Participate in multi-laboratory collaborative project Implement adaptive optics with line scan confocal Implement spectral imaging in line scan confocal Assist in training users (MBL scientists, visitors and course students) to use the newly developed microscope Test the performance of the system Assist with writing and submitting scientific publications related to research efforts to disseminate key findings.  May perform other related duties as assigned Qualifications:

PhD degree in Physics/Biology/Bioengineering and background in optical microscope building Hands on experience in scientific computing Extensive programming skills in Matlab/Python/LabVIEW Knowledge of microscope hardware design and basic optics Incumbent must be interactive, collaborative, and proactive with good communication skills and self-motivation. Motivated self-starter capable of working both independently and as a member of a team REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter describing interests, skills, and prior experience Name and contact information of three references (One must be thesis advisor)

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