A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez (UPRM) in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin – Madison (UWM) to work in modeling and simulation of autonomous nano- and micro-motors/devices and complex fluids. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to develop a simulation code to analyze the motion of active particles in anisotropic fluids. This work will be conducted under the supervision of Dr. Ubaldo M. Córdova-Figueroa and Dr. Aldo Acevedo from the Department of Chemical Engineering at UPRM and Dr. Nicholas Abbot from the Department of Chemical Engineering at UWM.
We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated and career-oriented. Candidates are expected to have a PhD degree in engineering, physics, mathematics or related fields.
Salary, benefits and visa sponsorship: The initial appointment will be for a period of 12 months, renewal will be granted at this period based on satisfactory performance and the availability of funds. The salary is approximately $41,000 per year plus additional fringe benefits (e.g. health insurance, faculty aids). UPRM will sponsor a visa for non-US citizens/permanent residents if they are found to be eligible candidates. The postdoc will also be exposed to a mentoring program and professional development activities
Applicants should send a one-page statement of research interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Ubaldo M. Córdova-Figueroa firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use “Active Matter postdoc application” as email subject.