Research Associate in Packaging
Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
United States

Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Packaging 10002634
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Fixed Term Academic Staff, Engineers/Architects, Research/Scientific, Non-Union, Full Time (90-100%)

Working/Functional Title

Full time Research Assoicate fixed term.

Position Summary

The Laboratory  for Soft Machines & Electronics is looking for a Research Associate for a fixed term position in the areas of emerging electronics and energy devices. The research work is highly multi-disciplinary, and the specific topics include: Smart packaging, technologies, Sensors; Artificial Skins; Stretchable electronics; Wearable Electronics; Bio-integrated Electronics;

Energy harvester; etc.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Electrical Engineering, Robotics, Materi

Minimum Requirements

Applicants for the position must hold a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Materials Science, Physics or related field. Experience in design, modeling, manufacturing, and rapid proto-typing of electronics, sensors and energy device is required.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates with a strong background in deformable/wearable electronics, triboelectric,  nanogenerators, soft robotics, finite element analysis (FEA), 3D/4D printing of functional materials are especially encouraged to apply.  Experience in development of surgical robots and medical device design is highly desirable.  Skills in using ABAQUS, COMSOL, and SolidWorks is a plus not required.  Candidates should demonstrate a good record of publication, experience of proposal development, and ability to guide postgraduates and undergraduates in research programs.

Required Application Materials

Please submit the following materials online:

1. CV

2. Cover Letter

3. Contact information for 3 References with email addresses

Review of Applications Begins On



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Advertised: Feb 10, 2020 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: Feb 9, 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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