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Job No. 152134

  • Job Title:
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Employer:
  • George Mason University
  • Location:
  • Fairfax , VA
  • Posting Date:
  • 09-Feb-2024
  • Description:
  • About the Department:

    The Applied Biosensing Lab in the Department of Bioengineering conducts basic science and translational research in ultrasound-based technologies for sensing, imaging, and modulating physiological function.

    About the Position:

    The Research Assistant Professor independently spearheads experimental studies for developing wearable ultrasound sensors and imaging systems, supervises graduate and undergraduate students involved in this project, prepares project reports, publications, and conference presentations, and assists in developing future follow-on grant applications and intellectual property.

    Responsibilities:

    Characterizes flexible electromechanical materials and thin films using a variety of analytical techniques and developing and refining techniques for fabricating flexible and wearable piezoelectric devices;
    Spearheads design of experimental studies and prepares standard operating procedures, data sheets, data analyses, summaries, and technical reports and presentations;
    Trains graduate and undergraduate students in relevant procedures and techniques; and
    Develops new grant proposals for follow on work and intellectual property.
    Required Qualifications:

    Terminal degree in a related field; Ph.D. in engineering and at least 6 months experience as a Postdoctoral Fellow;
    Experience with instruments such as LCR meter for piezoelectricity analysis for impedance measurements;
    Experience with basic lab equipment such as spin coater, sonicator, magnetic stirrer, hot plates, analytical balance, and high temperature oven;
    Motivated and passionate about developing new technology to develop flexible and wearable devices;
    Performs all work in a safe and professional manner;
    Knowledge of Microsoft Office, data analysis software, and Matlab; and
    Must be eligible to work in the United States.
    Preferred Qualifications:

    Postdoctoral research experience in material characterization, nanomaterials, flexible sensors and bioelectronics;
    Specific experience in organic/inorganic synthesis, materials characterization, and nanomaterials; and
    Experience developing hybrid nanomaterial structures and supports.
    Instructions to Applicants:

    For full consideration, applicants must apply for Research Assistant Professor at https://jobs.gmu.edu/. Complete and submit the online application to include three professional references with contact information, and provide a cover letter, CV, research statement, and a statement of what diversity and inclusion means to you.
  •  Contact information:
  • George Mason University
  • Fairfax, VA 22030
  • United States
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