Interdisciplinary Biotechnology/Engineering Postdoctoral Fellowship

Location
College Station, Texas
Salary
Stipend begins at 75K, and benefits include health insurance, relocation support, and yearly support
Posted
March 06 2017
Ref
ARL_IDBEPD1
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Govt.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Biotechnology Branch has an open postdoctoral position at the intersection of engineering and life sciences.  The position will involve the development of advanced high-throughput microfluidic systems and label-free sensing technologies, combined with synthetic biology, for accelerated discovery and study of a variety of microbial, polymicrobial, and synthetically engineered biomaterials.  Projects will address a broad range of advances in materials discovery and engineering for national security and defense applications.

Stipend begins at 75K, and benefits include health insurance, relocation support, and yearly support for travel, including conference participation.  This position presents a unique opportunity to spend significant time at the NanoBio Systems Lab at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX in collaboration with the US Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, MD, and travel between the two locations as needed (with full travel support).

The candidate should have completed their PhD prior to the fellowship appointment.

The ideal candidate will have experience in microfluidic devices including droplet microfluidic systems, working in a cleanroom, device/material fabrication, basic biological methods of cell culture and analysis.  

Further information on ARL’s Postdoctoral Research Programs can be found at http://www.arl.army.mil/www/default.cfm?page=177  

Interested applicants should first send their CV and a cover letter of interest to:  usarmy.adelphi.rdecom-arl.list.biomaterials@mail.mil

 US citizenship is required for this position.