16/02/2021

Postdoctoral research associate in optical systems

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat de Barcelona
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Engineering
    Physics
    Technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/04/2021 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37,5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/07/2021
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

We are offering a postdoc position within the framework of a European collaborative project (FET-Open Organvision, www.organvision.eu is available!

The position is offered at the Dynamic Optical Systems Lab at Universitat de Barcelona (www.ub.edu/dlight).

The goal of the project is to develop a revolutionary imaging platform for characterizing miniaturized tissue-like constructs called organoids. Organoids are central players in personalized medicine and new drug discovery. Unfortunately, we lack a tool for visualizing and modeling real-time dynamic cellular events in the three-dimensional (3D) tissue-like context of organoids. We plan to fill this void by generating custom-designed 3D illumination patterns combined with a new-multiphysics solver and artificial intelligence.

The candidate's main task will be to design and implement new illumination systems for fast and deep microscopy. She/he will actively participate in the project consortium meetings, present the results at international conferences, write manuscripts and grants, and supervise PhD and master students. The possibility for a short-term visit (up to 3 months) in one of the consortium members' labs will be offered.

Acronym

OrganVision

FBG project number

402204

Project title

Technology for real-time visualizing and modeling of fundamental process in living organoids towards new insights into organ specific health, disease, and recovery

IP

Martí Duocastella

Department

Department of Applied Physics

 

Gross salary per year

Salary will be negotiated based on the candidate's expertise

 

Required documents

Application letter, Curriculum vitae, etc.

Send your application to:

email

Marti.duocastella@ub.edu

Name

Marti Duocastella

email subject

OrganVision Postdoctoral Researcher

More Information

Additional comments

Priority will be given to people with disabilities (Law 89/2015 of June 2, reserve of quota 2% in favour of people with disabilities in companies of 50 or more people).

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Engineering: PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

We are looking for a highly-motivated and academically curious team player with:

  1. A PhD in physics, optics, or engineering
  2. independent working skills;
  3. strong communication skills in both spoken and written English to work on an interdisciplinary project;

Programming skills in Python, Matlab or LabView

Specific Requirements

The ideal candidate should possess proficiency in these areas (but it is not required):

  1. A background in optical microscopy

         2. Experience in designing optical systems - from hardware to software implementation, including FPGA controlling

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat de Barcelona
Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona
08028
C/Martí I Franquès 1

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EURAXESS offer ID: 605890

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