Institute of Photonic Sciences Post-doctoral Position in Medical Optics for Endocrinology, Spain

Publish Date: Mar 09, 2016

Institute of Photonic Sciences Post-doctoral Position in Medical Optics for Endocrinology

The Medical optics research group led by Prof. Turgut Durduran at ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences in Barcelona, Spain is looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work in a multi-disciplinary project working with physicists, engineers and endocrinologists as well as the industry.

The project is part of a new international consortium on the development of a portable system combining multiple diffuse optical technologies and ultrasound on a single probe endocrinology applications. The consortium consists of academic groups specializing in instrumentation and algorithms, clinicians and the industry representing the medical ultrasound and medical diffuse optics.

Requirements & Conditions

Candidates must hold an internationally recognized Ph.D.-equivalent degree (or evidence of its completion in the near future) in a relevant field.

Scientific background: Previous experience with diffuse optics for medicine including instrumentation as well as theoretical background. Demonstrated experience in translational research in particular in clinical settings is important. Experience in ultrasound and/or other medical imaging technologies will be taken positively. A strong publication record and the contact information of three referees is needed.

Computational background must include advanced Matlab/Octave, C/C++ programming, and hardware control . Demonstrated strength in other similar programming languages/platforms may replace some of the languages.

Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. No restrictions of citizenship or gender apply to the ICFO positions.

Application Process

The formal application should be submitted online via

Suitable candidates are requested to submit:
- Presentation letter with a declaration of interest,
- Curriculum Vitae, including full address, a contact phone number and e-mail address, as well as the names and contact e-mails of three potential referees.

Candidates should be willing to be contacted by phone during the selection process.

Candidates may contact for informal inquiries regarding the application, as well as address scientific inquiries to Prof. Turgut Durduran at

The call will remain open until suitable candidates are identified. The starting date is flexible in early 2016. The fellowship may be extended up to four years.

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