Postdoctoral Associate, Marelli Lab

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

ID: 7066572
Posted: May 28, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Civil 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


5/28/20


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