Lab Scientist

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Boulder Experimental Electronics and Manufacturing (BEEM) Laboratory in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) is seeking a driven, multi-skilled individual for a 1 to 2 year Postdoctoral Associate position to study and develop printed electronic sensor systems for in-situ monitoring of various analytes of interest in soil (including moisture, ion concentration, microbial activity, and carbon accumulation).
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Founded in 1893, CEAS at CU Boulder is the second largest of seven schools and colleges at one of the nation's top public research institutions. As Colorado's flagship university, CU Boulder has selective admissions standards and a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Study and develop printed electronic sensor systems for in-situ monitoring of various analytes of interest in soil (including moisture, ion concentration, microbial activity, and carbon accumulation). This transdisciplinary position will address a range of areas, including organic and nanomaterials, sensor devices, print processes, wireless readout methods, as well as soil and plant science and ecology. In addition to the primary technical research role, the individual holding this position will also take on some general management and leadership tasks within the lab, will actively collaborate and communicate with external groups working on the project and will work to regularly and effectively disseminate research results through publications and presentations.

What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement . New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The annual salary is $60,000.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

The candidate should have a recent Ph.D. in a Science or Engineering field and experience with printed electronics, novel sensors, and electrical systems.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Proof of Degree
    • If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. However, if your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version (if applicable) as an optional attachment.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs .

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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