Massachusetts Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Number: 20690
Functional Area: Academic (non-faculty)
Department: Chemical Engineering
School Area: Engineering
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Chemical Engineering-Qi Research Group, to join the Qi group and work in the area of soft matter and complex fluids. The group is interested in leveraging the flow and deformation of soft and living materials to understand human health and develop medical technologies. Will use tools such as theory-driven models and dynamic in vitro experiments to design biomaterials or engineer cells with novel biomechanical properties. Opportunities for developing new interdisciplinary research projects and leading collaborations across MIT and in the Boston area are also available. The Qi group values diversity, equity, and inclusion of its members and strives to enable every member to excel in their scholarly activities and eventually benefit the quality of life for everyone in our society.
REQUIRED: relevant Ph.D, training in areas such as chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, and biophysics; and a strong publication record and communication skills. A background in microhydrodynamics, microfluidics, biomechanics, and/or simulations is desirable. Both theoreticians and experimentalists are encouraged to apply. Job #20690 Questions regarding the project or application process may be addressed to Professor Maggie Qi at email@example.com. The position is available 1 June 2022, with the start date negotiable thereafter. 1/21/22