Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

137 17505
Position ID:Duke-BME-AIRIZATT11920 [#17505]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering
Appl Deadline:2021/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/11/09, finished 2021/08/07, listed until 2021/05/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Associate in Research

Software Applications Engineer for Advanced Ophthalmic Imaging and Image-Guided Surgery System

The Biophotonics Group at Duke University (led by Dr. Joseph Izatt) is looking for a software applications/development engineer to develop instrument control, signal/image processing, and visualization software to accompany ongoing hardware development of next-generation optical ophthalmic imaging instruments and image-guided surgical robotics. This position requires skills and dedication to constructive interactions with scientific staff (graduate students, postdocs) and physician collaborators. Opportunity to work with highly productive multidisciplinary team with history of career advancement for prior trainees.

Core Responsibilities

Implementation of high-performance data acquisition, processing, and analysis software. Collaboration with our team of scientific staff (graduate students, post docs, and research scientists) to design software and algorithms for clinical and research applications. Manage user feedback and documentation. Provides support for developed applications.

Education and experience:


• BS in engineering, computer science, or similar

• Experience in UI design

• Experience with C++

• Project management skills

• Experience with version control

• Experience in software performance analysis and optimization


• Experience with CUDA

• Experience with Qt

• Experience with interfacing with external hardware (e.g. ADC/DAC cards, high speed cameras, robot controllers).

• Familiarity with common signal/image processing algorithms (interpolation, filtering, FFT, etc.)

• Familiarity with robot kinematics and dynamics.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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