Job details

Place of work

International Centre for Translational Eye Research (Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences)

Funding institution

Foundation for Polish Science

Project description

Project title, type and project number

International Centre for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) (MAB/2019/12), MCBO 66/2022

Project leader

Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski


The International Center for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) is a multi-investigator center for eye research as related to imaging and biochemical techniques to support advances in understanding the etiology and treatment and human blinding diseases. Further information on the research priorities and current expertise of our Center can be found at

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 postdoctoral researcher 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.

Job description

Number of vacancies


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
  8.  Assisting students

Position in the project

Postdoctoral researcher

Job type

Employment contract


14 200 PLN gross/month

Position starts on


Maximum planned period of contract/stipend agreement


We offer

  1. Full-time employment contract
  2. Opportunity to work in an innovative scientific environment
  3. International cooperation with experienced researchers
  4. Competitive salary
  5. Access to well-staffed core facilities

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Scientific discipline

Optics, biophysics


  1. PhD diploma in physics, photonics, engineering, or similar field obtained not earlier than 1 January 2017
  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

Key assessment 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
Required documents
  1. CV (including list of projects)
  2. Cover letter
  3. Copy of PhD  diploma (or equivalent)
Additional information

Please submit the required documents to:

Kindly specify in the application topic: Recruitment no. MCBO 66/2022

Successful candidates fulfilling the main eligibility criteria and qualifications will be invited for an interview, which will be scheduled between 23-25 August  2022. Competition results shall be announced by the end of  August 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.


Application deadline

23.08.2022 12:00

Archival announcement. We would like to thank all candidates for their submitted applications.

Date of announcement: 3.08.2022

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