Postdoctoral Position to Develop Wearable Microfluidic Diagnostic Sensors

Ray Research Group at the University of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Salary based on NIH guidelines and commensurate with experience
February 04 2021
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Full Time
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An NIH-funded postdoctoral research position is available at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in the Ray Research Group. We are seeking a qualified and highly motivated recent Ph.D in Chemistry, Bio/Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related field to join a multidisciplinary team to develop wearable microfluidic diagnostic platforms for diabetes and cystic fibrosis. For examples of our work, see

The position requires expertise in the fabrication and testing of both biochemical sensors and microfluidic devices. The candidate should have expertise in the synthesis/fabrication of biochemical sensors (suited for wearables), paper microfluidics, and/or lab-on-chip devices. The applicant should also have demonstrated expertise in chemical synthesis, polymer chemistry, or materials chemistry.

The postdoctoral researcher will work collaboratively towards the development of robust, body-worn sensors. A strong publication record and training to perform independent research are required for further consideration.  A successful candidate will work well in independent and team-based settings, willing to solve challenging problems, and has excellent written and oral communication skills.

Interested applicants will need to apply via (Job Posting ID#221010) or directly at the following link: . The applicant must provide 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s).

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