Undergraduate Research Opportunities

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Open Staff Positions

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The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

MEAM Job Opportunities

Penn Nano Cluster Faculty Hiring Initiative

The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to build interdisciplinary faculty clusters of eminence at the forefront of nanotechnology. In anticipation of the opening of the $100M Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology, a premier facility that integrates state-of-the-art nanocharacterization and nanofabrication facilities, numerous hires will comprehensively span forefront measurement, novel phenomena, innovative devices, and integrated systems. Successful candidates will be expected to couple with existing resources to synergistically build new areas of international impact.  Learn more | Apply now

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Position in the Micro/Nano Fluidics Lab at UPenn

The micro/nano fluidics lab at the University of Pennsylvania seeks a postdoctoral fellow to assist in developing and testing microfluidic devices for on-site (point of care) molecular diagnostics of infectious diseases.  See http://bau.seas.upenn.edu/research/point-of-care-diagnostics-lab-on-chip/

The fellow must have a PhD in Engineering with experience in biotechnology such as PCR and fluorescent-based detection. Machine shop skills are a plus.  Anticipated start date as soon as possible.  

Outstanding candidates are invited to submit a letter of application detailing their relevant background, providing the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references, a CV, and copies of relevant reprints and pre-prints.  Send the application to Professor Haim H. Bau at meampd@seas.upenn.edu.


The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability , veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.