Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 12-06-2016

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering seeks qualified candidates for a research associate position with experience in both of the following areas: micro/nanofabrication of soft materials for constructing fluidic interfaces to biosystems and microfluidic impedance cytometry for single-cell analysis. The researcher in this position will work with a cross disciplinary group of researchers within engineering, chemistry and the medical school to drive the development of devices and instrumentation related to a number of research projects in areas of label-free cell cytometry, tissue engineering, transplant therapies, and biomolecular analysis.

It is required that the candidate has previously performed high-quality microfabrication research in a clean room setting and has conducted some level of fluidic device integration. Preference will be given to candidates who also have familiarity in the following areas: impedance analysis, development of electrochemical sensors, analog circuit design related to acquiring biosignals and image/ signal analysis within microfluidic device systems.

Candidates must have a PhD in chemistry, materials science, bioengineering, mechanical engineering or electrical engineering by the appointment start date.

Salary will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the candidates. This is a one-year appointment; however, appointments may be renewed for additional one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

To apply submit a candidate profile on-line at Jobs@UVa ( and search on posting number 0620005. Attach a cover letter clearly describing the qualifications related to the position advertised above, curriculum vitae and a list of three professional references including complete names, addresses, telephone, and e-mail addresses.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016. However, position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to: Prof. Nathan Swami:

The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to developing diversity in faculty and welcomes applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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