Senior Technical specialist in Physics, Optics (stanowisko obsadzone)

ICTER is looking for candidates with a PhD degree experienced in physics, optics and photonics, and biomedical engineering data analysis. Candidates should be interested in translational research and the development of new therapies to cure blindness or other diseases. The PhD scholar will have a direct impact on lab development and its success in publishing in high impact factor journals. The person will be also responsible for performing dynamic research to create a competitive research group. The position will be assigned to Optical Imaging Group led by Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski, focused on developing new imaging techniques aiming at achieving speckle-less imaging based on full-field swept-source optical coherence tomography, for diagnosis, screening and monitoring of blinding eye diseases.

Key responsibilities include:

  1. Implementation and development of data processing algorithms (Matlab/Python/C++)
  2. Expanding the functionality of ICTERS’s OCT data viewing software (C++/C#)
  3. Development of instrumentation for eye imaging
  4. Performing measurements
  5. Performing data analysis
  6. Writing publications and reports
  7. Active participation in conferences

More Information



  1. Full-time employment contract
  2. Remuneration: 14 200 PLN gross/month
  3. Opportunity to work in an innovative scientific environment
  4. International cooperation with experienced researchers
  5. Competitive salary
  6. Access to well-staffed core facilities

Required Research Experiences


Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL Physics: PhD or equivalent


Profile of candidates/requirements:

  1. PhD diploma in physics, photonics, engineering, or similar field obtained not earlier than 1 January 2016
  2. Experience in biophotonics and interferometry
  3. Experience with spatial light modulators
  4. Good knowledge of MATLAB or Python
  5. Good knowledge of C# and C++
  6. Experience in working with Unity 3D and Mixed Reality Toolkit
  7. Experience in working with CUDA and OpenMP
  8. Good knowledge of the OpenCV library
  9. Good knowledge of Git version control system
  10. Excellent communication and organizational skills
  11. Analytical and critical problem-solving skills mindset
  12. Proficiency in English, both spoken and written

Specific Requirements

Required documents:

  1. CV (including list of projects)
  2. Cover letter1. CV (including list of projects)
  3. Copy of PhD diploma (or equivalent)

​​​​​​​Application deadline: ​​​​​​​14 February 2022, 12pm GMT+2

Eligibility criteria

Required documents:

  1. CV (including list of projects)
  2. Cover letter
  3. Copy of PhD diploma (or equivalent)

Please submit the required documents to: icter_jobs@ichf.edu.pl

Selection process

Successful candidates fulfilling the main eligibility criteria and qualifications will be invited for an interview, which will be scheduled between 14 -16 February 2022. Competition results shall be announced by the end of February 2022.

The International Centre for Translational Eye Research (Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS) is committed to employment equality (esp. European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers) and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates fulfilling the requirements specified in this announcement.

Key evaluation criteria:

  • competences of the candidate with respect to specific tasks in a research project
  • previous educational/scientific achievements of the candidate
  • awards and distinctions of the candidate

Additional comments

Kindly specify in the application topic: Recruitment no. MCBO 51/2022

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