Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Location
Raleigh
Posted
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00106241

Essential Job Duties: The Mobile Imaging, Sensing, and Diagnostics Lab at the North Carolina State University is seeking one postdoctoral candidate for developing new generation point-of-care diagnostic technology and platforms. The research will be focused on mobile phone based imaging/sensing technologies for personal diagnostics, plant disease, and food pathogen detection. The candidates are expected to have Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, or other related fields. Candidates with expertise in lab on a chip, biosensing, and molecular diagnostic assays such as DNA amplification/sequencing, microarrays, and paper devices are strongly preferred; however, candidates with extensive experience in one of the following areas will also be considered: microfluidics, optics, nanoplasmonics, microfabrication, and MEMS. Successful candidates will join an interdisciplinary and collaborative team working with biologists and pathologists in CALS at NCSU as well as collaborators at Duke and UNC in the research triangle area. At this time, funding for the position is only available for one year. Visit https://weigroup.wordpress.ncsu.edu for more information regarding the research of our group.

Minimum Education/Experience:

Department Required Skills: The candidates are expected to have Ph.D. or equivalent in Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, or other related fields.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: N/A

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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