Seeking a Ph.D to support research projects in nanotechnologies related to single molecule spectroscopy with scanned force microscopy
and/or optical tweezers, to be used in conjunction with nanopores and picopores in solid-state membranes, for applications in sequencing
DNA and protein. The successful applicant must have completed a Ph.D. preferably in physics, biophysics, electrical engineering, bioengineering
or a closely related discipline, with a proven capacity for world-class research that is reflected in a publication record.
Considerable skill is required in implementing experiments to probe the interactions between living matter or biomolecules and light,
electronics, and or abiotic micro/nanostructures. Extensive experience in a subset of the following disciplines is mandatory: atomic
force/scanning tunneling microscopy; free-space laser optics and preferably optical tweezing; transmission electron microscopy; microand
nanofluidics; molecular biology; semiconductor processing; low-noise, phase-sensitive lock-in measurements; and a facility for
programming in MATLAB and LABVIEW, C++, and Igor. For more information, candidates should refer to the web site:
Interested applicants should send a detailed CV, along with a list of publications, and arrange to have at least three letters of
recommendation sent via email directly to Prof. Gregory Timp (firstname.lastname@example.org). In the cover letter, delineate specifically how your
skills can be applied to the work in this lab.
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