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Postdoctoral Research Fellow – New Instrument Design
University of Connecticut

Date Posted Jan. 12, 2019
Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow – New Instrument Design
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
  • Robotics
    Mechanical Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics
    Engineering - Other

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research fellow opening with Prof. Anson Ma at the University of Connecticut (UCONN). Highly motivated individuals who are interested in designing and commercializing new instruments are encouraged to apply.

Main Responsibilities:
(i) To refine the designs of several patentable instruments related to 3D printing and viscosity measurements
(ii) To build and test the instrument prototypes
(iii) To assist with filing invention disclosure and patent applications, writing journal articles and grant proposals, and liaising with potential investors

Required Qualifications: PhD in mechanical engineering or a related discipline. Prior research experience with machine design and commercialization is preferred.

Compensation commensurate with experience.

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

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

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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