Research Associate in Mechanical Engineering

Michigan State University College of Engineering

United States

Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering 10016576
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

The Micro/nano-fluidic Biology and Energy Innovation Lab in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University has one fully funded Postdoc position in the areas of Thermofluids and microfluidics. We are inviting creative and self-motivated Postdoc to join us. Research in the group will focus on surface science, electrokinetics, microfluidics, multiphase flow, interface dynamics, desalination, energy harvesting devices and biosensors via both fundamental and practical investigations. Selected candidates are expected to start as soon as possible or as early as August 2022.

Students from all science and engineering majors, especially with background in micro/nano fluidics, lab-on-chip, electro-hydrodynamics, thermofluids, electrokinetics, surface science are encouraged to apply. Research experience in experimental microfluidics are preferred but not required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Engineering

Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D. degree in engineering

Desired Qualifications

  • Applicants with research background in micro/nano fluidics, thermofluids, electrokinetics, surface science are encouraged to apply.
  • Research experience in experimental microfluidics is preferred but not required

Required Application Materials

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter stating their interest and you are a good fit for this position, a CV detailing their education and research experience, and contact information for three references.

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Advertised: Jun 30, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 30, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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