Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. The Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) and the Bioenergy and Biome Science (B-11) groups at LANL are seeking a Bioimaging Postdoc to exploit new imaging methods using entangled photon pairs to monitor plant vitality and health. This is a large, multidisciplinary project involving experts in time-resolved imaging, quantum optics and plant biology.
The successful candidate will collect and analyze plant images exploiting a new-label, free imaging method being developed by other members of this cross-disciplinary team. The successful candidate also will perform conventional biochemical and biological methods of monitoring water content and biomass accumulation in plants.
Experimental Ph.D. in chemistry, biology, physics, plant science or other relevant field, completed in the last 5 years
Outstanding scientific achievements as demonstrated through publications and presentations
Proficiency in data analysis methods
Strong communication skills
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Writing software to analyze experimental data
Plant biology, anatomy and physiology
Infra-red or Raman spectroscopy techniques
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