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Postdoctoral Associate

Requisition Number:

21075

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Job Summary

The Borden Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder is looking to hire a postdoctoral chemical engineer with a strong interest in active matter to synthesize microbubbles and to develop an experimental system to monitor and control their collective behavior with ultrasound. Desired skills include experience with colloid synthesis, physicochemical characterization and active matter manipulations; Interpersonal skills, including decision making, multidisciplinary collaboration, independent learning, teamwork, and adaptability. 

Who We Are

Hands-on learning, advanced research, and an entrepreneurial spirit are defining the next generation of engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering learn from a vibrant faculty conducting diverse research in consumer products, robotics, thermodynamics, energy, and the environment. We’re home to nearly 1,200 students in undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs.

We offer world-class facilities and an unrivaled spirit for business and industry. CU Boulder is ranked the #18th most entrepreneurial university in the nation by Forbes Magazine (2015). We also have strong connections to multiple national laboratories located here in Boulder, providing real-world research opportunities for students.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What You Will Need

  • A PhD in chemical engineering with relevant coursework in Transport Phenomena, Soft Matter, Surface Chemistry, Statistical Mechanics and Molecular Simulations is required. 

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Proof of Degree 
    • The document uploaded for Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree.
  4. Letter of Recommendation

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu

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