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Postdoctoral Research
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez

Date Posted Jul. 6, 2018
Title Postdoctoral Research
University University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Department Engineering
Application Deadline Sep. 1, 2018
Position Start Date Sep. 24, 2018
  • Mayaguez, PR
    United States
  • Post-Doc
  • Engineering - Other
    Engineering Physics

A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez (UPRM) in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin – Madison (UWM) to work on the modeling and simulation of autonomous active colloidal particles in anisotropic fluids. This work will be conducted under the supervision of Dr. Ubaldo M. Córdova-Figueroa from the Department of Chemical Engineering at UPRM.

We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and career-oriented. Candidates are expected to have a PhD degree in engineering, physics, mathematics or related fields, as well as skills in grant writing.

Salary, benefits and visa sponsorship: The initial appointment will be for a period of 12 months, renewal will be granted at this period based on satisfactory performance and the availability of funds. The salary is approximately $40,000 per year plus additional fringe benefits (e.g. health insurance, faculty aids). UPRM will sponsor a visa for non-US citizens/permanent residents if they are found to be eligible candidates. The postdoc will also be exposed to a mentoring program and professional development activities

Applicants should send a one-page statement of research interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Ubaldo M. Córdova-Figueroa at Please use "Active Matter postdoc application" as email subject.

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Contact Information

  • Ubaldo M. Córdova Figueroa
    College of Engineering
    University of Puerto Rico - Mayagüuez
    Mayagüez, PR 00680
  • 626-825-9596


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