Postdoctoral Fellow in Applied Physics

Harvard University

Postdoctoral Fellow in Applied Physics

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

Department/Area Applied Physics

Position Description

Accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position working with Professor David Weitz, focusing on liquid-liquid phase separation in cells and the role of the cytoskeleton in the formation and properties of condensates.

Successful candidates must be able to work as part of team performing research to support the project. Additional responsibilities include preparation of publications and reports, mentoring of graduate students, and collaboration with other groups. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, be technically skilled, and have excellent oral and written skills. Start dates are flexible, but the positions will be filled as soon as possible and will initially be for one year, renewable for additional years following performance review and funding availability.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in applied physics, micro fluidics, or other relevant field by the time the appointment begins.

Special Instructions

Upload CV, cover letter, and research statement.

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

Contact Information

Matthew Zahnzinger, FacultyCoordinator

Contact Email mzahnzinger@seas.harvard.edu

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 3

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Statement of Research