Two postdocs positions available at Washington University in St. Louis

Scholarship: Fully-funded
Degree:  PhD
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines:  Open immediately and will close once filled.

Scholarship Description:

About the BME department at Washington University in St. Louis:
Established in1997,the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis(WashU BME) sits within the McKelvey School of Engineering on the historic Danforth Campus, which is now enjoying tremendous growth with the addition of Jubel and Mckelvey halls in 2019. WashU BME is a vibrant and engaging community for contined studies, research translation and career development.In2020,WashU BME ranked#12in the US News Best Biomedical Engineering Graduate Programs. For more information, visit

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to develop advanced optical devices and imaging techniques for novel biomedical applications in vitro and/orin vivo. We have two positions available immediately, one focuses on developing Silicon-based photonic devices for optical coherence tomography (OCT) and the other position focuses on ophthalmic OCT system development. Successful candidates will have opportunities to collaborate with top academic and industry partners. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Available Subjects:

Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Physics Biomedical Engineering, or related fields.

Eligibility criteria:

The candidate is expected to work on one of the following research areas and/or develop new research directions Space-division mutiplexing OCT; Silicon based photonic device design and fabrication, OCT angiography ophthalmic OCT instrument and applications, polarization sensitive OCT; and OCT probe development.

  • Position #1:hands-on experience with Silicon photonics design and fabrication.
  • Position #2: hands-on experience with ophthalmic imaging in human and/or animal models.
  • Good publication record and communication skills.
  • R&D experience with OCT, including spectral-domain and swept-source OCT, is a plus.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should submit a research statement, an updated CV with a list of at least three references. and three representative journal publications by email in PDF format to Dr.Chao Zhou ([email protected]) with “Postdoc Application” in the subject.