|Postdoctoral Associate, Synthetic Biology and Materials Science/Nanotechnology
Req Number: mit-00007950
Department: Research Laboratory of Electronics
Location(s): Cambridge MA
FT/PT: Full Time
Employment / Payroll Category: Academic
POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE/NANOTECHNOLOGY, Research Laboratory of Electronics, to join the Synthetic Biology Group in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The position will focus on engineering novel interactions between synthetic cells, materials, and nanoparticles. Will work closely with Professor Timothy Lu and members of the Lu Laboratory. Researchers will also be integrated into the recently established and vibrant Synthetic Biology Center at MIT, which includes an interdisciplinary set of scientists and engineers focused on synthetic biology as an emerging engineering discipline.
Information on the group is available at http://www.rle.mit.edu/sbg/.
REQUIREMENTS: extensive experience in materials science and nanotechnology. Additional research experience involving one or more of the following areas/technologies is also desirable: molecular biology, synthetic biology, and high-throughput and/or robotic approaches to molecular biology. Strong communication skills are essential. MIT-00007950
The position will be available for a start date in Fall 2011.
In addition to applying on line, interested applicants should send a CV, summary of previous research, and contact addresses of three references, as soon as possible, to: Timothy Lu, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Synthetic Biology Group, firstname.lastname@example.org.