Postdoc Associate in Polymer Chemistry/Chemical Synthesis/Drug Delivery/Chemical-bio-gas Sensing

Massachusetts, United States
12 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
12 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 ASSOCIATE IN POLYMER CHEMISTRY/CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS/DRUG DELIVERY/CHEMICAL-BIO-GAS SENSINGMedia Lab, to join the Nano-Cybernetic Biotrek​ (NCB) research group. The Nano-Cybernetic Biotrek research group’s aim is to develop extremely miniaturized micro-nano-devices that probe and modulate our biological system. The device will consist of hybrids of nanoelectronics with chemical functionalization and biological materials. Responsibilities will include designing and developing biomedical devices combining inorganic and biological materials; synthesizing various stimuli-responsive polymers, nanoparticles, peptides etc.; surface functionalization of nanoelectronics devices; checking functionality in in-vitro and in-vivo applications; and performing sensing experiment for detection of various chemicals, ions, biomolecules, enzymes, pH, etc.

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Job Requirements

REQUIREDPh.D. in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, bio/mechanical/ electrical/electronics engineering, physics, or relevant field; and experience with polymer chemistry, chemical synthesis, and chemical functionalization/drug delivery/chemical-bio-gas sensing. PREFERRED: experience with in-vivo animal work, cultured cells, brain stimulation and recording, and nanofabrication. Job #19204

This is a one year appointment with a possibility of extension.