Post-Doctoral Position in Biophotonics (Modelling)

Post-Doctoral Position in Biophotonics (Modelling)

Tyndall National Institute

Cork, Ireland

The candidate is expected to be creative, self-motivated, and should help create an efficient and friendly atmosphere within the Biophotonics team and beyond to all teams at IPIC and Tyndall. These positions will offer great opportunities for learning and to become internationally visible as the successful candidates will be part of building a new center for biophotonics with a potential to become a key player in the field.

Reporting to Ray Burke, Senior Technology Manager for Biophotonics, the Researcher will conduct specified pieces of research as directed. The role of the Researcher will be mainly, but not exclusively, to provide optical design and algorithm development support to the biophotonics team and carry out strategic research activities as planned in a detailed project plan for specific industry projects and in the general area of fetal pulse oximetry. The Researcher will also act as translator in a multidisciplinary research field of research questions as well as of industry and academic research needs and capabilities; such that highly tructured and well defined research projects can be devised, set up and executed. In particular, the candidate will have a lead role in an industry collaboration project and will be a key person for the optical design and the biophotonics based algorithms. The researcher will be expected to participate fully in collaborative projects.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Work on all aspects of the proposed project, including hardware development, optical design, software development, data acquisition and analysis, communication and collaboration with the industrial and clinical partners.
  • Conduct specified programs of research and participate in developing future research initiatives within the group
  • Interact closely with postgraduate research students in support of their research in conjunction with an academic supervisor.
  • Work with industry academic and partners to develop calls for proposals for research projects.
  • Contribute to grant proposal writing for EU and other funding streams.
  • Engage in the dissemination of the results of the research in which they are engaged, as directed.
  • Engage in the wider research and scholarly activities of the research group.
  • Carry out administrative work to support the programme of research.
  • Contribute to costing research grant proposals and assist in the financial management of research projects.
  • Participate in Education and Public Engagement activities, as required.
  • Ensure all activities are compliant with the Tyndall Quality Management system.
  • Ensure all activities are compliant with the required Health and Safety standards.
  • Carry out any additional duties as may reasonably be required within the general scope and level of the post.

Key Requirements

  • The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in one of the following disciplines: Physics, Applied Physics, or Biomedical engineering with a strong and proven background in photonics.
  • A good understanding of biophotonics and optical imaging systems. The candidate must demonstrate an academic record of scientific excellence and independent research.
  • Strong theoretical and experimental skills and hands-on experience with optical systems are essential.
  • Experience of relevance for the fields of biomedical optics, imaging, spectroscopy, and/or within system integration are highly desired.
  • Good communication, writing, organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Appropriate research experience.
  • Appropriate technical competence and accomplishment.
  • Highly self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative.
  • A capability of working within a project team to achieve results.
  • A commitment to personal development.
  • Good project management skills

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