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Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials Science in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Materials Science

School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Department/Area Materials Science & Mechanical Engineering

Position Description

The Lewis Lab is seeking a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in one or more of the following areas: nanoparticle synthesis, colloidal science, rheology, or granular media. The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary team of researchers supported under a new ARO MURI award. The goal of this project is to develop a fundamental understanding of the transient yielding and printing behavior of highly heterogeneous particle systems.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have a Doctorate degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or Applied Physics by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Priority will be given to candidates with experience in particle synthesis, colloidal interactions, and rheological properties of dense particulate suspensions as well as a strong track record of prior research accomplishments, as demonstrated by high impact papers and/or patents.

Special Instructions

Interested applicants should send their application materials, including a CV, cover letter, research statement, 2-3 relevant publications, and names and email addresses of 3 references.

SEAS is dedicated to building a diverse and welcoming community, and we strongly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups.

Contact Information

Jared Fujii

Faculty Coordinator, Lewis Lab

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 4


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