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The Optical Imaging Lab at the University of Michigan Department of Biomedical Engineering is seeking highly motivated candidates to fill a position of Research Investigator. This is an entry level research faculty position, and would offer a great platform for junior research scientists. Primary research could be focused on photoacoustic functional and molecular imaging, especially focused on neurological disorders and musculoskeletal diseases. The research topics include a wearable photoacoustic imaging system for animal brains, and photoacoustic characterization of human bone health.
Some specific tasks of the position may involve design, construction and experimentation with imaging prototypes, design and testing of ultrasonic and optical imaging systems, and performance of animal and human imaging experiments. The selected person will have great opportunities to be exposed to both clinical and technical environments, and work with the members of the entire university comprised of faculty of different backgrounds, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.
Qualified candidates should posses a Ph.D. in engineering or a related field with a strong experimental background and hands-on experience in photoacoustic imaging, instrumentation, and experiments on animals and human subjects.
Extensive postdoctoral training in related research topics is strongly desired.
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