Bioimaging Postdoc

Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Apr 29, 2021
Jun 28, 2021
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

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



Desired Qualifications/Experience:


  • Writing software to analyze experimental data
  • Plant biology, anatomy and physiology
  • Quantitative microscopy
  • Infra-red or Raman spectroscopy techniques
  • Microfluidics

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