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Research Scientist

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Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty



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Job Summary

There is one postdoctoral position available in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, in the area of biomedical device and cell mechanics. 

The position is available as soon as a campus required background check is complete and the start date is flexible. Please feel free to contact Prof. Ding ( if you have questions regarding this position. More information can be found on the Lab website:

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

We conduct highly multidisciplinary research at the frontiers of science, engineering, and biomedicine. Currently, our group focuses on the micro/nano technology (microfluidics and MEMS) for (1) On-chip diagnosis and analysis, (2) physical approach based precise intracellular and subcellular drug delivery for immunotherapy and gene editing, (3) cell mechanics. We aim to develop innovative technologies and tools to solve challenging problems in biomedicine and to improve human health. We take it as our responsibility to train future leaders dedicated to excellence. We are looking for postdoctoral researchers with good training in the field of biomedical devices, microfluids, microfabrication, or acoustics to lead a few projects in related fields.

What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position is $45,000 - $50,000.


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 We Require

  • Ph.D. degree.
  • Good training in the field of biomedical devices, microfluidics, microfabrication, or acoustics.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Transcripts/Proof of Degree
    • If you are selected as the finalist, your degree will be verified by the CU Boulder Campus Human Resources department using an approved online vendor. However, if your degree was obtained outside of the United States, please submit a translated version (if applicable) as an attachment.
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 Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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