The Institute of Materials Science (IMS) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) is seeking to hire two Postdoctoral Research Associates. The incumbents will lead the design and development of bioelectronics and biosensors. The project will be carried out at the University of Connecticut under Dr. Zhang's supervision (https://zhangyigroup.com/).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The incumbent will be responsible for the following tasks:
Conducts research under Dr. Zhang's supervision
Designs and develops sensors and devices
Carries out data analysis and interpretation
Trains and leads a team of undergraduate and graduate research assistants
Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, or other related field; with experience in one of the following research areas:
Circuits design and wireless power supply and data communication
Nucleic acid detection or CRISPR technology
Start date for this position is anticipated for Fall or Winter 2020. The position is for an initial one-year appointment and is potentially renewable for another two years. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience based on NIH guidelines.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #494713 to upload aresume, cover letter,and contact information forthree (3) professional references.
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on October 26, 2020.
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Internal Number: 494713-2276_1601134313
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