Are you interested in (1) designing, building and demonstrating new capabilities of OCT/OCE or multimodal imaging systems, or (2) developing new computational imaging and adaptive optics approaches to push the existing limits of optical microscopy, or (3) working on data acquisition/control software or real-time GPU processing, or (4) applying our unique imaging capabilities to address fundamental biological questions (particularly in mechanobiology, including the emergent/collective behavior of multicellular systems), or (5) translating new optical imaging technologies to the clinic?

For postdoc and student positions, please email Professor Adie. To find out more about Cornell’s Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering, check out the School website.

Postdoctoral positions at the intersection of adaptive optics and computational microscopy

Wavefront shaping and computational imaging approaches are at the forefront of pushing the imaging depth limits of optical microscopy. We are looking for 2 postdoctoral candidates who are excited about integrating wavefront shaping and computational imaging approaches to enable ultra-deep OCT and multimodal OCT + multiphoton microscopy. The required qualifications are a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Applied Physics, Biomedical Engineering / Bioengineering or related field. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience that is relevant to the following areas:

  • Adaptive optics or computational microscopy (wavefront control via a deformable mirror/SLM; or computational aberration correction in OCT/digital holography/Fourier ptychography)
  • Design and setup of optical imaging systems (OCT/multiphoton microscopy/photoacoustic microscopy)
  • Scientific computing and programming skills (MATLAB, LabVIEW, C or C++, GPU programming).

The ideal candidate will have a strong publication record, good communication skills, and is someone who works effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

Each position is initially for 1 year, with the possibility of extension contingent on funding and performance. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email your curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of at least three references, and a cover letter describing your previous research training and its relevance to the areas stated above, to Prof. Steven Adie (sga42@cornell.edu).

Funding information
These positions will be funded by NIH grants R01EB031226 (PI: Adie) and R01NS120819 (PI: Adie, Co-Is Xu & Fetcho from Cornell’s School of Applied and Engineering Physics and Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, respectively).

About the Adie Lab
Our group develops novel OCT, OCE, computational, and multimodal imaging approaches for applications to cancer and stem cell mechanobiology, and are currently looking to expand into brain imaging and neuroscience applications. We pursue collaborations with several physical and life science researchers at Cornell, as well as with clinical researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College. We are located on the Ithaca campus of Cornell University, within a creative interdisciplinary research environment that has a strong emphasis on Biomedical Optical Imaging, Mechanobiology, and Neurotechology/Neuroscience.
Website: https://adie.research.engineering.cornell.edu

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