Research Associate- Biomedical Engineering


Date: 6/3/21

Title: Research Associate

Department: Biomedical Engineering

School: CSE

Location: Wickenden

Supervisor Name and Title: Andrew Rollins, Professor



To be primarily responsible for an NIH-funded project.  RA will be responsible for implementation and maintenance of instrumentation, and with the PI, planning, carrying out, and analysis of studies.


  1. 20% Develop, maintain and operate phase-decorrelation optical coherence tomography instrumentation.
  2. 20% Work with clinical staff to carry out clinical study.
  3. 40% Participate in design and implementation of benchtop and animal experiments and process and analyze data.
  4. 10% Participate in publishing research results and preparing funding applications.
  5. 10% Assist PI to train and supervise graduate and undergraduate researchers.



  1. Perform other duties as assigned. 



Department: Rollins research group, department staff (66%)

University: Research administration, purchasing, contracting (4%)

External: contract engineering vendors, outside academic collaborators (15%)

Students: graduate and undergraduate researchers (15%)






Experience: Minimum 5 years post-BS experience with photonics and optical coherence tomography technology.

Education/Licensing: PhD in biomedical engineering or similar.



  1. Expert in optics, photonics, biomedical optics, optical coherence tomography (OCT), phase-decorrelation OCT, OCT elastography.



Laboratory work, optics lab with lasers, work with animals ex vivo and in vivo, work in clinical setting to support clinical study.


Send all application materials to Andrew M. Rollins

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