Postdoctoral Fellowship

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Aug 12, 2019
Employment Level
Fellowship
Employment Type
Full Time


Postdoc position in microscale fluid mechanics in the Hur Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University. The Hur research lab is seeking a postdoctoral fellow starting as soon as possible to study the nonlinear migration of soft-object in inertial microfluidics. The lab focuses on developing innovative microfluidic techniques for basic biology and diagnostic applications. See the group’s website (http: http:// imbiotech.me.jhu.edu/research.php) for research topics.

The individual will have completed a Ph.D. in a related field (e.g. Mechanical or Chemical Engineering) and preferably experience with microfabrication, chemical synthesis, or computational fluidic dynamics. Suitable candidates must also have excellent communicational skills and must be highly motivated individuals.

Review of applications for a postdoctoral fellow will begin immediately.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing research skills, interest, goals, experience, and contact information, current Curriculum Vitae, and a list of two or three academic references.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

For additional information, email Soojung Claire Hur, Ph.D. ( schur@jhu.edu ). Please place “Postdoctoral Fellow Application” in the subject line.

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