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Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Associate position at the University of Maryland to work on a collaborative project between the Robert E. Fischell Institute for Biomedical Devices and the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR). The project aims to integrate biology with electronics using redox as a modality to bridge bio-electronic communication. Successful candidate will couple electrochemistry with materials science and information processing to allow the observation and actuation of biological systems that range from individual proteins to consortia of microorganisms.

IBBR (www.ibbr.umd.edu) is a premier research institute focused on the structural and quantitative biological characterization of complex protein structure/function relationships and bio-molecular engineering and testing of novel products or platforms targeting prevention or treatment of conditions of human disease and intervention. IBBR operates state-of-the-art facilities located in the heart of the biotechnology corridor in Rockville, Maryland. The Institute is a joint research enterprise between the University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology and has an outstanding group of scientists and engineers with long-standing track records in basic and translational research.

POSTING DATE: 07/01/2022

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. BEST CONSIDERATION DATE: 03/15/2023

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/104592



  • Candidate must have a PhD in chemistry, physics, engineering or related field with a specialty in electrochemistry.


Experience in one of more of the following areas would be beneficial but not necessary: soft matter, computer science and biological analysis.


Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.


The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Women, minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.