Postdoctoral Associate, Marelli Lab

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
01 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
01 Aug 2020
Ref
18733
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATECivil and Environmental Engineering-Marelli Lab, to assume a position in microfabrication of structural biopolymers in the Marelli Lab. The project involves the design of new strategies for the micro-nanofabrication of structural proteins using top-down or bottom-up approaches (or a combination of the two). The Marelli Lab is particularly interested in developing new methods to encapsulate drugs in biodegradable materials to control their release profile in the environment. 

 Previous output from related projects are available at  https://www.pnas.org/content/116/51/25555.short,   https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-14257-0 and  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/advs.201903551.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or related field; and experience with microfabrication, polymers, and drug delivery. Those interested in biopolymers micro and nanofabrication, microencapsulation, biodegradation, and/or mitigation of environmental impact are strongly encouraged to apply. Job #18733

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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