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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Dec 4, 2023

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

About the Opportunity

Job Summary:

Microfluidic Engineer/Scientist postdoc

We are currently seeking a self-driven Microfluidics Engineer who can join our R&D team at Northeastern University. The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong willingness to learn and good potential for leadership roles in the future.
  • Design and prototype microfluidic flow cells and fluidics systems for nanoparticle size-selective continuous separation using a variety of mechanisms.
  • Conceive, design, and model (using CFD) fluidic testbeds to develop and optimize different design concepts of microfluidic systems for particle separation using particle properties such as size, density, surface, and electric properties.
  • Fabricate microfluidic test beds to develop and optimize the modeled concepts.
  • Design and execute experiments to separate, collect, and verify nanoparticle size selection.
  • Investigate the effectiveness of particle-sorting techniques using active and passive separation mechanisms for the particles of interest.
  • Aggregate experimental data using various software tools and present their summary at the internal meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Physics, Engineering, Bioengineering, or a related field
  • Strong quantitative analysis, troubleshooting, and statistical analysis skills
  • Working knowledge of Labview, Matlab, or equivalent programming/scripting languages for data analysis
  • Ability to work well in teams and across disciplines

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to manage and balance multiple projects in a dynamic environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Goal-oriented team player with a good work ethic
  • Scientific enthusiasm and integrity

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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