Job Opportunity: Postdoctoral Associate in Biological Engineering at MIT

Job Description

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research-Belcher Lab, to work on cutting-edge medical infrared fluorescence imaging research as part of an interdisciplinary and highly collaborative team of scientists and engineers. Will be responsible for enhancing the Belcher lab’s capabilities in medical fluorescence imaging and analysis of cellular-sized features through deep tissue; and overseeing model development as well as instrument use, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Other responsibilities will include communicating results to the scientific community through publications and presentations and supervising undergraduate students and laboratory technicians.




Job Requirements

REQUIRED: A Ph.D. degree in biophysics, optics, materials science and engineering, biological engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, or a related field; experience with advanced fluorescence imaging, instrument design and setup, and software and hardware development; strong interpersonal and excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to follow safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment. Seek a highly motivated individual who is able to contribute in a multidisciplinary team setting, prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously, and execute detailed technical protocols meticulously. Experience with small animal models is desired. Supervisory experience is preferred. Please apply at, Job #14180.

Candidate selection will be made through evaluation of the quality of publications in areas relevant to the posted research requirements, records of accomplishments entered into the candidate’s CV, descriptions of research and educational experiences provided in application materials, and strength of professional references.


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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