Postdoctoral Researcher - Micro and Nano Technology
Company: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Posted on: February 23, 2021
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Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the
world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply
their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our
world a better place.
We are looking for individuals that demonstrate an understanding of
working in partnership with team peers, who engage, advocate, and
contribute to building an inclusive culture, and provide expertise
to solve challenging problems.
We have multiple openings for Postdoctoral Researchers to work in
our Micro & Nano Technology Section (MNTS), Implantable
Microsystems Group. You will collaborate with a team of Engineers
and Scientists, both internally and externally, to complete
research and development projects on selected topics/areas focused
on building research-grade implantable medical devices in
cutting-edge areas such as neurotechnology. The results are
anticipated to be published in reference journals and presented at
conferences. These positions are in the Materials Engineering
Division (MED), within the Engineering Directorate at Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory.
In this role you will
- Conduct research in and development of novel technologies for
implantable microsystems, including but not limited to:
microfabrication and development of new fabrication processes,
design and development of new devices, design optimization and
improvement of currently existing processes, and develop new
research programs and areas within implantable microsystems.
- Work closely with an interdisciplinary team consisting of
engineers, scientists, and technicians both at LLNL as well as
outside of LLNL, including sponsors, in order to complete project
- Will work in one or more of the following areas depending on
your skill set: microfabrication, 3D printing technologies,
embedded electronics, computational modeling, electrochemical
testing/verification, metrology such as SEM.
- Fabricate, model, or characterize materials, devices and
systems. Perform bench testing validation and report results for an
- Organize, analyze, and present data from research.
- Work within a quality-controlled and documentation-driven
- Pursue independent (but complementary) research interests and
interact with a broad spectrum of scientists internally and
- Publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific or
technical journals and present results at external conferences
seminars and/or technical meetings.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- PhD in Electrical, Biomedical, Chemical, Mechanical
Engineering, or related field.
- Experience with one or more of the following areas:
microfabrication (e.g. lithography, thin-film deposition,
polymers), custom board-level electronics, simulation and modeling
(e.g. MATLAB, COMSOL, etc.), packaging, biocompatibility, metrology
- Experience with experiment design, data acquisition,
programming, and/or device characterization.
- Ability to perform as an innovative experimentalist with a
broad range of experience in experimental design, techniques, and
- Ability to develop independent research projects through
publication of peer-reviewed literature.
- Initiative and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a
collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment.
- Proficient verbal and written communication skills to
collaborate effectively in a team environment and present and
explain technical information.
Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
- Included in 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
- Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
- Comprehensive Benefits Package
- Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
- Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team
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