Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Postdoctoral Position in Single Molecule Nanotechnology

Organization

University of Notre Dame

Job Location

200 Stinson-Remick Hall
Notre Dame Avenue
Notre Dame, IN 46556
United States

Salary

$50,000 - $80,000.

Job Description

Seeking a Ph.D to support research projects in nanotechnologies related to single molecule spectroscopy with scanned force microscopy and/or optical tweezers, to be used in conjunction with nanopores and picopores in solid-state membranes, for applications in sequencing DNA and protein.  The successful applicant must have completed a Ph.D. preferably in physics, biophysics, electrical engineering, bio-engineering or a closely related discipline, with a proven capacity for world-class research that is reflected in a publication record.

Requirements

Considerable skill is required in implementing experiments to probe the interactions between living matter or biomolecules and light, electronics, and or abiotic micro/nanostructures. Extensive experience in a subset of the following disciplines is mandatory: atomic force/scanning tunneling microscopy; free-space laser optics and preferably optical tweezing; transmission electron microscopy; micro- and nanofluidics; molecular biology; semiconductor processing; low-noise, phase-sensitive lock-in measurements; and a facility for programming in MATLAB and LABVIEW, C++, Python and Igor.  For more information, candidates should refer to the web site: http://www3.nd.edu/~gtimp/

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a detailed CV, along with a list of publications, and arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent via email directly to Prof. Gregory Timp ([email protected]).  In the cover letter, delineate specifically how your skills can be applied to the work in this lab.

Career Blog headlines

Columbia, Student-Workers Reach Deal

Inside Higher Ed reports that after years of negotiation, Columbia University and student-workers there have reached a contract agreement.

Pension Strike Possible

The Guardian reports that university workers in the UK are considering a strike over a proposed pension cut.

Not as Hoped

The Chronicle of Higher Education says Rutgers University faculty are disappointed with a process aimed at addressing pay equity but that they say does not.

Pandemic Push for Grad Student Unions

Science reports that the pandemic has ramped up efforts to unionize among many graduate students.