Duke University, Biomedical Engineering

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Position ID:Duke-BME-DUKEKUO [#27670]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Engineering / Biomedical
Appl Deadline: (posted 2024/05/21, listed until 2024/11/21)
Position Description:    

Associate in Research for User Interface Development for Ophthalmic Imaging Systems

Institution: Duke University, Biomedical Engineering Department

Job Summary

The Biophotonics Group at Duke University is looking for an Associate in Research to develop a user interface for clinical imaging systems developed in our lab. This software will be used by physicians to collect high-resolution optical coherence tomography (OCT) images from patients. This software will include control of the image acquisition pipeline via Vortex (a custom data acquisition, processing, and analysis software developed in our lab), visualization of 3D data, and simultaneous control of multiple hardware components in next-generation optical ophthalmic imaging instruments. This position requires programming skills and dedication to constructive interactions with scientific staff (graduate students, postdocs) and physician collaborators. Opportunity to work with a highly productive multidisciplinary team with history of career advancement for prior trainees.

Core Responsibilities

Develop user interface for clinical use of high-performance OCT acquisition software

Collaborate 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

Provide support for developed applications

Education and Experience


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, biomedical/electrical engineering, or similar

Experience in UI/UX design

Experience with Python

Independent project management skills

Experience with version control (Git)

Experience in software performance analysis and optimization


Experience with C++, CUDA, Qt (or other UI frameworks)

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.)

Job Type: Part-time | Location: Durham, NC (with opportunity for remote work)


Flexible schedule

Opportunity for authorship on scholarly publications

Opportunity to develop independent research projects and collaborations

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.

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