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Research Associate

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S01505P
Position Title Research Associate
Functional Title
Department Bioengineering
Salary Range Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Regular full-time
Location Richardson
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 01/29/2018
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date
Job Summary

The Ware research group in the Bioengineering Department at the University of Texas at Dallas is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to begin in the Spring or Sumner of 2018, no later than 7/1/2018. This position will encompass work in the area of implantable electronics and stimuli-responsive polymers. Topics of this work may include liquid crystalline polymers, shape memory polymers, responsive hydrogels and their incorporation in biomedical microdevices, such as neural interfaces. The Ware lab at UTD provides a dynamic, growing academic environment, including laboratory space in the new Bioengineering building opened in 1/2016.

Minimum Education and Experience

Ph.D in a related field.

Preferred Education and Experience

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a closely related engineering or science discipline (e.g. bioengineering, materials science, chemical engineering, polymer science etc.). The Research Associate must also have excellent oral and written communication skills. Successful candidates will likely have research experience in flexible electronics, responsive materials, polymer network formulation and synthesis, thermomechanical characterization, microfabrication, liquid crystals, or surface modification.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Perform laboratory experiments with polymers.
2. Document experimental results using a laboratory notebook.
3. Communicate results to a broad scientific audience in both written and oral formats.

Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information

Interested individuals should include with their applications:
- Cover letter describing research background and interests (PDF, < 1 page)
- Curriculum Vitae (PDF)
- At least 3 manuscripts (published or under review) demonstrating required qualifications (PDF)
- Doctoral dissertation title/topic
- List of at least 3 references with contact information

Special Instructions Summary
Important Message

1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).

2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Relevant URL
  2. Veteran Employment Preference - Form DD-214
  3. Research Statement