We have one prestigious senior postdoc position that will commence in 2020. The successful candidate will join the Irish Photonics Integration Centre (IPIC), Ireland’s centre of excellence for research and innovation in photonics, as it undergoes a rapid expansion programme to grow to 220 researchers, to become one of Europe’s top photonics integration research centres. As part of a new SFI centre award, EU, National and Industry funding we need a senior researcher to lead multiple industry facing research projects in the Biophotonics area. One of the key aims of the biophotonics group is to translate our research to the clinical environment and this is done in close collaboration with clinicians and the medical device industry. We need a leader with a strong technical background in optical design and a desire to collaborate with Industry and the clinicians to deliver impact and improve the quality of patient care.
Our research in the Biophotonics group led by IPIC Deputy Director Stefan Andersson-Engels and Senior Technology Manager Ray Burke will with this program, will help address the development and translation of our Biophotonics research into the clinical environment. Specific research areas for the position include design and application of optical imaging technology, illumination systems, data transfer, data processing, Image analysis, Autofluorescence, DRS and bio-photonics theory.
The position will be based at Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork. If you are interested in helping us achieve our ambition, complete and submit an application form and motivation letter.
The candidate is expected to be strong on technology, creative, self-motivated, and should inspire and lead other group members to work efficiently in a friendly atmosphere and collaborative environment. This is a key position, of central importance for the success of building this biomedical theme at IPIC. The main technical area of expertise will most likely be within micro camera and multimodal optical imaging technology area. Experience of and a demonstrable track record of working with industry is essential for this position.