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Postdoctoral Research Associate or Research Scientist
Arizona State University

Date Posted Jan. 27, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Research Associate or Research Scientist
University Arizona State University More About This Institution...
Tempe, AZ, United States
Department School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy & Biodesign Institute More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Mechatronics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
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We are actively recruiting a Postdoctoral Research Associate or Research Scientist in the School of Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy ( and the Center for Bioelectronics & Biosensors in the Biodesign Institute ( at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. Successful candidates will contribute to a dynamic multi-disciplinary team that is undertaking investigations on development, testing, and translation of new proprietary medical biosensing devices from the laboratory to the clinic.

The hire will work closely with engineers, chemists, material scientists from ASU and doctors from the Mayo Clinic Arizona. Specific job activities include – but are not be limited to – the development of and connection of biomedical sensors to existing medical equipment, development of firmware for device control, and testing of the device in studies. It is expected that the candidate will have experience in microfluidics. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and written communication skills as well as the ability to communicate with people from a variety of different professional backgrounds. In addition to research activities, the successful candidate is expected to contribute to mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students, report preparation, proposal writing, and other activities as part of her/his training.

Required qualifications for this position are a Ph.D., or Masters with industry experience, in electrical engineering, computer science or engineering, mechanotronics, mechanical engineering, or a related field. Preference will be given to candidates with hardware, software, and firmware development of electro-mechanical devices. Hands-on experimental skills, familiarity with electronics and electromechanical components (particularly in the control and handling of fluids), knowledge of iOS App development, Xcode, C, SolidWorks/Autocad or equivalent are necessary.

The position is available immediately, for an initial duration of one year, with possibility of renewal, depending on satisfactory performance and funding availability. Interested candidates should send any inquiries or their application package in a single PDF directly to Drs. Mary Laura Lind and Erica Forzani (, with the subject "POSTDOCTORAL POSITION." Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Compensation is commensurate with experience level.

Please Submit a single PDF Containing
(1) a cover letter
(2) a CV
(3) contact information for 2 references
(4) two representative research products

Arizona State University’s four campuses are located in the greater Phoenix metro area, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns. With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape. There is vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources in the area. The region’s desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

  • Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. See ASU’s full non-discrimination statement (ACD 401) and the Title IX statement. ASU offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily disclose information for the University’s affirmative action plan; applicants may complete an EEO survey for the position they are applying for online.

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Contact Information

  • Mary Laura Lind
    School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy & Biodesign Institute
    Arizona State University
    Tempe, AZ 85282
  • 4807278613


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