Micro-engineering Postdoc

Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

Research

August 1, 2014

Postdoctoral associate/microsystem engineering for high-throughput epigenomic analysis!ABOUT THE BROAD: Our research teams here are working on redefining the boundaries of science and medicine with an interdisciplinary model designed to meet today’s most critical biomedical challenges. Here you will find a supportive and collaborative intellectual environment and a firm commitment to continuously invest in cutting edge technology. At the Broad we are developing the new tools that will enable scientists to begin unlocking the mysteries of life.

OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION
The Microfluidics postdoc will translate microfluidic technology developed at the Broad to application in epigenomics. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design of complex lab-on-a-chip systems, prototype fabrication, quality control, and wet-testing of these systems for advanced applications.

- Highly motivated to work in a fast-paced environment
- Committed to project mission
- PhD in bioengineering, MEMS, microfluidics engineering, or equivalent experience
- Hands-on proficiency with multi-layer photolithography (positive and negative resists)
- Experience using CAD software for the design of microfluidic systems
- Experience with soft lithographic techniques and optical metrology
- Experience with next-generation sequencing
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of staff
- Exceptional organizational and critical thinking skills, documentation practices, and attention to detail
- Ability to plan work flexibly in anticipation of contingencies while remaining highly organized and focused on project mission
- Programming for automated hardware control (matlab, labview, micromanager, etc) is a plus
- Collaborative, can-do attitude is a must
- Immediate start dateEOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabilities

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