The Material Robotics Lab at Boston University invites applications for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow position in the areas of Surgical Robotics and Soft Robotics. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Robotics or Mechatronics, and a proven track record of high-quality publications. A strong experience in design, prototyping (studies of materials, additive and subtractive manufacturing methods), and experimental testing of medical robots is required.
The capability to work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team including engineers and clinicians is required. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to publish scholarly papers as well as take on a mentorship role for undergraduate and graduate students. Strong organizational skills, creativity, and communication (oral and written) ability are required.
Applications, assembled as a single PDF file, should contain a complete resume, cover letter describing research interests and goals, full list of publications, copies of up to three relevant scientific papers, and the names and contact information of three references (expected to provide letters of recommendation). Submit the PDF file to email@example.com. Qualified applicants should apply as soon as possible, indicating their first availability. The initial appointment will be for one year.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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