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Electrical and Computer Engineering: Postdoctoral Scholar- Fluorescence Imaging of Cellular Development (Open until filled)

Application Window

Open February 17th, 2021 through Thursday, Feb 17, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar under the direction of Associate Professor Mircea Teodorescu. The successful candidate will be an engineer or scientist who will join a multidisciplinary team developing hardware, software and cloud computing techniques that monitor physiological development of in-vivo and ex-vivo biological systems. Applicants with research expertise in one or more of the following areas: Optics, Lensless imaging, Microimaging, Biological imaging, CMOS-based electronics, or similar fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Prior work with biological systems and biological integration is desirable, but optional. Duties will include designing and performing experiments and theoretical models, writing papers and reports, and working alongside undergraduate and graduate students.

UC Santa Cruz campus is located approximately 75 miles from San Francisco and 35 miles from the heart of Silicon Valley. In 2016-17, the Times Higher Education ranked UC Santa Cruz 4th in research influence. The campus comprises two thousand acres of forested hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay with one of the most visually spectacular settings in higher education.

ACADEMIC TITLE
Postdoctoral Scholar

SALARY
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minimum annual salary rates are made based on the individual’s Experience Level, which is determined by the number of months of postdoctoral service at any institution. See current salary scale for Postdoctoral Titles at https://apo.ucsc.edu/compensation/salary-scales/index.html.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Applied Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or closely related fields.

POSITION AVAILABLE
As openings occur. Ph.D. must be in hand at time of the initial appointment.

MAXIMUM DURATION OF SERVICE IN A POSTDOCTORAL TITLE
Postdoctoral Scholar appointments are full-time; the initial appointment is for a minimum of one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Reappointment will be contingent upon positive performance review and availability of funding. The total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at any institution. Under limited circumstances, an exception to this limit may be considered, not to exceed a sixth year.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs and emailed to Professor Teodorescu at mteodore@ucsc.edu. Please refer to Position # JPF00994-21T in all correspondence.

Documents/Materials

  • Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position (required)
  • Curriculum vitae (required)

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify). The university sponsors employment-based visas for nonresidents who are offered academic appointments at UC Santa Cruz (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/102.530.html).

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact Disability Management Services at roberts@ucsc.edu (831) 459-4602.

UCSC is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-northern-california/ to search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution.

The University of California offers a competitive benefits package and a number of programs to support employee work/life balance. For information about employee benefits please visit https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
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Job location

Santa Cruz, California