Research Associate / Postdoctoral Fellow in High Resolution Optical Imaging of the Anterior Segment | Indiana University

Date Posted: 
Friday, March 23, 2018
Position Location: 
Bloomington, IN
Job Description: 

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title: Research Associate / Postdoctoral Fellow in High Resolution Optical Imaging of the Anterior Segment

Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track

Department: IU Bloomington Optometry

Position Summary:

Research Associate / Postdoctoral Fellow
in High Resolution Optical Imaging of the Anterior Segment

The Corneal Imaging Laboratory at Indiana University School of Optometry is looking to fill a postdoctoral fellow or research associate position in the field of optical coherence tomography, interferometry and fluorescence microscopy. The successful candidate will join a vibrant team of scientists and engineers, developing cutting-edge optical systems and specifically high resolution optical coherence tomography (OCT) for corneal imaging in healthy and disease conditions.

Basic Qualifications:

Qualifications for the position include a PhD and strong experimental background in OCT, optical instrumentation, or a related area. Experience with optical system design and construction, digital image acquisition and processing (e.g., in Matlab, Labview, C++), and Fourier optics are desirable. Knowledge of visual optics is not required, though beneficial.

The Corneal Imaging Laboratory is part of an active and well-funded community of vision scientists and engineers working in the areas of visual optics, optical imaging, scanning laser ophthalmoscopy, OCT, and adaptive optics. The major aim of the group is to develop advanced optical instrumentation for vision research.

The School of Optometry has an extensive clinical program, and highly visible research and graduate program with numerous collaborations with other disciplines within the Indiana University campus and beyond. The university is a major research university founded in 1820. It currently enrolls over 32,000 undergraduates and 7,500 graduate and professional students on the Bloomington campus. More information about the School is available at, and about the University at

Department Contact for Questions:

The project is supported by internal funding. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin May 1st 2018 and will be reviewed until a suitable candidate is found. To apply, please submit CV, a statement of research interests, and contact information of three references to IU’S Academic online application system:

For more information about the opening, visit Professor Tankam’s webpage at Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Dr. Tankam at or via postal mail at Indiana University School of Optometry, 800 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405.

For Best Consideration Date: 05/01/2018

Expected Start Date: 09/01/2018

OAA #: 21803-14

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Statement of Research and Teaching
  3. List Of References

Optional Documents

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. Letter of Reference 4
  6. Letter of Reference 5