Postdoctoral position available at McMaster University/Canada

McMaster

Hamilton, Canada

ID: 7071285
Posted: October 22, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Postdoctoral position available at McMaster University/Canada
1. Developing, optimizing, and validating antimicrobial omniphobic surfaces
(Postdoctoral fellow)
This project is focused on developing and testing antimicrobial plastic wraps with micro/nanostructures for enabling omniphobicity. The applicant will have access to world class facilities for microfabrication, electron microscopy, biointerface engineering and characterization, and infectious disease research. The postodcotral fellow will work in a diverse and multi-disciplinary team led by Professors Soleymani and Didar at McMaster University with tremendous opportunities for collaboration.

Applicants for this position must have a PhD or be close to receiving their PhD degree with previous experience in at least three of these areas: micro/nano fabrication, surface engineering, antimicrobial coatings, cell culture, microbiology.

Start Date: ASAP
Application process: Send your cover letter and CV through this website or through didarsoleymanipositions@gmail.com

2. Developing screen printed sensors combining electrochemical readout with functional nucleic acids for pathogen sensing
(Postdoctoral fellow)
This project is focused on developing scalable electrochemical biosensors for pathogen sensing in clinical samples using screen printed electrodes. We expect this work to lead to a commercialization-ready prototype for entering the in vitro diagnostics market. The applicant will have access to world-class facilities for microfabrication, electron microscopy, biointerface engineering and characterization, infectious disease research and electrochemistry. The postdoctoral fellow will work in a diverse and multi-disciplinary team led by Professor Soleymani at McMaster University with tremendous opportunities for collaboration with health scientists.

Applicants for this position must have a PhD or be close to receiving their PhD degree with previous experience in at least three of these areas: micro/nano fabrication, biosensing, microfluidics, functional nucleic acids, and electrochemistry.
Start Date: ASAP until September 1st, 2021
Application process: Send your cover letter and CV through this website or through soleymanipositions@gmail.com



 

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