Positions Available

Interested on joining our group?  Below are current open positions:

Research Fellow Positions

June 7 2019

A new Post Doc positions is open in Dr Franceschini’s Lab to develop next generation NIRS-DCS devices.

We invite enthusiastic individuals with a PhD in Electrical Engineering or related fields with a strong background in optoelectronics, including micro controllers, embedded system design, SPAD detectors, digital electronics and signal processing. Also required programming experience in C, C++, Python, LabView, FPGA programming and Matlab. This is a one-year renewable term appointment, expected to start fall 2019.

If interested please include the following in your application:

  • A cover letter.
  • CV summarizing all relevant academic, professional, and other achievements, experience, skills and knowledge. Including a publication list.
  • Names of three referees

For enquiries please email Dr. Mari Franceschini at mari@nmr.mgh.harvard.edu

Research Assistant Positions

There are currently no open research assistant positions, but please check back shortly.


The Center offers  opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students in engineering, physics, neuroscience and biological sciences to conduct research in a multidisciplinary environment.

Research areas include fNIRS, DCS, OCT, and microscopy. Research projects span the spectrum from basic biological research, the development of cutting edge technologies, and early stage clinical studies. Based on the research interest  students should contact the appropriate Optics faculty member.