Postdoctoral Research Associate

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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Job description

Requisition Number: STFR003447

Division/College: College of Engineering

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time

Prof. Shashi Murthy’s laboratory at Northeastern University is looking for a postdoctoral research associate for a new project to design microfluidic analytical systems for vaccine discovery. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in an appropriate area of engineering, materials science, chemistry, or allied disciplines. In addition to technical skills, prior experience and familiarity with patents and full system instrument design is highly desirable. Job tasks will include microfluidic device fabrication and instrument development using a broad range of techniques and close interactions with collaborators and industry.

Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete. The appointment generally does not extend beyond two years.

Qualifications:

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in an appropriate area of engineering, materials science, chemistry, or allied disciplines. Experience in performing analytical measurements; ability to learn new laboratory and microfabrication techniques quickly and effectively; Strong technical writing skills; Ability to effectively research scientific and patent literature and use findings to guide experimental work. Ability to interact effectively with large and small companies working in the area of microfluidics.

How to apply

To be considered for this position please apply online

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential research university. Grounded in its signature co-op program, Northeastern today provides unprecedented experiential learning opportunities around the world.