POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Department of Mechanical Engineering

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POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, Department of Mechanical Engineering

We are looking for a post-doctoral associate to develop a novel nanopore-based chemical releasing platform. The position is in Prof. Chuanhua Duan’s Group at BU Mechanical Engineering Department. General information about the group is available at


  • Design and Fabricate micro/nanofluidic devices in the cleanroom.
  • Design and conduct experiments.
  • Collect, summarize, and analyze the data.
  • Prepare biological samples in a cell culture lab.
  • Guide PhD student working in the same project.
  • Present results at conferences and publish manuscripts.
  • Assist the PI in preparing proposals.

Please send an email to [email protected] and include the following: (a) a cover letter, (b) a current CV and (c) contact information for three scientists familiar with your work. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal on a yearly basis.


  • PhD degree in Engineering, Physics or a related field.
  • Strong experimental background in nanofluidics and nanofabrication/characterization.
  • Experience in surface chemistry/functionalization and bio-conjugation.
  • Some experience with basic cell culturing techniques desirable.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston, Massachusetts, United States






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Posted: 10/24/2018
Application Due: 12/23/2018
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