Interdisciplinary Biotechnology/Engineering
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

Opportunity Description

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Biotechnology Branch has an open postdoctoral opportunity at the intersection of engineering and life sciences. This opportunity will involve the development of advanced high-throughput microfluidic systems and label free sensing technologies, combined with synthetic biology, for accelerated discovery and study of a variety of microbial, and synthetically engineered biomaterials. Projects will address a broad range of advances in materials discovery and engineering for national security and defense applications. This opportunity presents a unique opportunity to spend significant time at the NanoBio Systems Lab at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX in collaborations with the U.S Army Research Laboratory in Adelphi, MD and travel between the two locations as needed (with full support). The candidate should have completed their PhD prior to the fellowship appointment. The ideal participant will have experience in microfluidic devices including droplet microfluidic systems, working in a cleanroom, device/material fabrication, basic biological methods of cell culture and analysis. The selected canididate must hold U.S. Citizenship.

Opportunity Snapshot

About Us

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to the following disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Geology, Health Education Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Public Health Economics, Public Health Policy, and more.

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