The Brun Liquids and Elasticity Laboratory at Princeton is seeking a postdoctoral or more senior researcher with competence in fluid mechanics and elasticity. PhD in the field of soft matter is required. Expertise in modeling (e.g., scaling analysis, stability analysis), and imaging and image analysis strongly preferred. The selected candidate will join the group and its ongoing engineering-motivated, yet fundamental research projects, e.g., to further the development of additive manufacturing and the distribution of soft robotics into our daily lives.
Princeton University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We actively seek students, faculty, and staff of exceptional ability and promise who share in our commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, and who will bring a diversity of viewpoints and cultures. In doing so, we encourage applications from individuals whose personal identities, backgrounds and/or interests (as demonstrated by their research, service, mentoring and/or advising) align with our commitments and will contribute to the excellence and diversity, in its broadest terms, of our department.
Applicants must have a recent doctorate with appropriate research experience in cell biology, microfabrication, or mechanobiology, strong organizational and communications skills, and be prepared to work in a dynamic environment. Candidates should apply at: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/28161 and include a cover letter, CV (including a list of publications), research interest statement (a discussion of past research, expertise, and research interests), and contact information for three references. Appointments are for one year with the possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and continued funding.
This position is subject to the University’s background check policy. Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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