Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Nanotechnology


Position Description:     A postdoctoral researcher position for an outstanding candidate is immediately available to study nanowire and chip-based profiling of cancer signatures under the guidance of Dr. Demir Akin at the School of Medicine at Stanford University. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in an engineering field with substantial experience in biomedical sciences and an aptitude to learn new knowledge quickly. Some areas of needed expertise include the following:
nanofabrication, electrical signal processing, microfluidics, polymeric devices/biosensors, familiarity with device design and simulation software, materials surface functionalization and characterization, cell culture and microscopy. Qualifications:     An ideal candidate will have complementary expertise from both engineering and biomedical fields and be able to capitalize on the excellent resources existing within the multi-disciplinary environment of Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence and Translation (CCNE-T) and Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS). All candidates must have strong written and oral communication skills, as well as a strong publication record. Interested candidates should email Dr. Akin (akin1 at a brief cover letter highlighting their skills and fit to the position, and a short CV (max 4 pages) that includes the contact information for a list of three references as a single pdf file. The position is available immediately and open until filled or no later then 8/30/2012.

Mentor Name:     Demir Akin, DVM, PhD

Research Group:  
   Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence and Translation ( For more information about the particular research areas please see

Email:     Send a Direct Email to akin1 at

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