Post-doctoral position for graphene biosensing

Submitted by Roni Peleg on Mon, 08/17/2015 - 10:13

The INL is looking for an experienced researcher (typically 2~4 years of active research after PhD), with scientific background in Bioengineering, Biophysics, Biochemistry or related area, to work in chemical and bio sensing using graphene-based electronic platforms developed at INL and to collaborate in the development of new sensors based on nanocarbon materials.

Candidates with less than 2 years of active research after PhD may be considered if their profile and scientific record clearly match the required profile and scientific background. Successful candidates will have experience in one or several of the following fields: lab-on-a-chip devices, microfluidics, graphene technology, chemical functionalization of surfaces for immobilization of biomolecules, biosensor design using aptamers, optical and/or electrochemical detection methods, other detection methods, immunoassays, DNA detection.

The successful candidate must have a PhD degree in physics, biophysics, chemistry, materials engineering or other related field and be fluent in English. Preference will be given to candidates who have an outstanding international research track record in the field of bio sensing. Candidates should have strong motivation to work both independently and as part of a team in an interdisciplinary environment, with the ability to pay close attention to detail and to meet deadlines.​

Excellent communication skills and experience in the dissemination of results to the scientific community are expected. Capability in establishing collaborative ties with distinguished academic groups will be an asset.

Employment contract and competitive compensation package will be in line with those offered by other international research organizations. Researchers will also benefit from the various social facilities available at INL. Access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. Highly competitive multidisciplinary research environment.

International candidates are welcome to apply. The application is made online. Interested applicants should submit a motivation letter, a full curriculum vitae, list of publications and references. Enquires should be made to: pedro.alpuim.us@inl.int INL firmly adheres to a principle of non-discrimination. In view of the expected large number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted in the evaluation process. Application deadline: 30/9/2015