Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Media Lab-Conformable Decoders, to join a research group focused on the fabrication of mechanically-adaptive, piezoelectric micro-/nano-systems where all the activities are performed in the cleanroom facility. The group seeks to advance flexible/stretchable, piezoelectric sensors and actuators technologies that promise to be used on any curvy regions of animal/human body. Will conduct research to design, develop, and implement novel piezoelectric based sensor, actuators, and ultrasound transducers for biomedical applications; apply signal processing principles for ultrasonic wave propagation to demonstrate imaging applications; work in the cleanroom to fabricate ultrasound devices and perform electrical, mechanical, and acoustical characterization; communicate results to the scientific community through publications in peer-reviewed academic publications and scholarly dissemination as directed by the principal investigator; develop proposals for research funding; and engage in wider research and scholarly activities with the research group.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in materials science, physics, electrical/electronic engineering, biomedical engineering, or other relevant field; experience with ultrasound transducers development, characterization, and applications; experience in mathematical modeling, signal processing, and simulation methods of ultrasound pulse-echo systems; ability to contribute in a multidisciplinary group of students and researchers; strong interpersonal, writing, and communication skills; and ability to work both independently and as part of a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment. Experience with microfabrication lab protocols such as chemical etching, dry etching, insulator depositions, photolithography, generation of polymer templates, defining polymer molds, and generation of lithography masks preferred; as is experience with ultrasound hardware system design. Job #15940
The initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of extension based on funding and the direction of the research.
Internal Number: 15940
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