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Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Rheology and 3D Printing Experiments
University of Connecticut

Date Posted Sep. 25, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Rheology and 3D Printing Experiments
University University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT, United States
Department Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering/ Institute of Materials Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Polymer Science
    Mechanical Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Food Process Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics
    Engineering - Other

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research fellow opening with Prof. Anson Ma of the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department and the Institute of Materials Science (IMS) at the University of Connecticut (UConn). Ma’s group focuses on advancing inkjet and 3D printing technologies through fundamental science. Exceptional candidates will also be considered for the position of UConn Site Program Manager with the National Science Foundation (NSF) SHAP3D Center for Additive Manufacturing – a joint partnership between UConn, UMass Lowell, and Georgia Tech.

For research activities at Ma’s laboratory, please visit:

Main Responsibilities:
(1) To perform rheological and 3D printing experiments related to food, pharmaceutical, and personal care applications.
(2) To train and supervise graduate and undergraduate students;
(3) To liaise with industry sponsors and ensure successful project completion;

Required Qualifications: PhD in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or a related discipline. Prior research experience with experimental rheology and 3D printing (especially binder jetting and extrusion).

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Interested applicants should send a C.V., contact information of three referees, and a cover letter outlining research experience to Prof. Anson Ma at:

Position Term: 12 months, renewable based on performance and funding availability

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Prof. Anson Ma
    Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
    University of Connecticut
    IMS, 97 N. Eagleville Road, Unit 3136
    Storrs, CT 06269
  • 860-486-4630


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