Postdoctoral Scholar

Postdoctoral Scholar

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University

Okinawa, Japan

The Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit ( in OIST invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher in the unit. The successful candidate will work in one of the two interlinked areas in the group: (i) Microfluidics and Rheology and (ii) Interfacial Science and Biosensing.

Candidates should have a PhD in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering physics, or a related discipline. Prior experience in rheology, micro/nanofluidics, micro/nanofabrications, flow visualization, or numerical simulations/CFD is preferred. Candidates will work in a multidisciplinary group of engineers, physicists, chemists, and biologists. Peer-reviewed publications in high quality journals are a must.

Please submit the following documents to Professor Amy Shen at “”">". We will contact you by email If your skills and research experience match the job profile.

1. Curriculum vita including names of 3 referees
2. Cover letter (in English)
3. Summary of research experience and research plans (2-4 pages)

OIST Graduate University ( is beautifully situated on the island of Okinawa, within 1-3 hr flight time from Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. English is the official language. Concentrating initially on Neuroscience, Molecular Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Environmental and Ecological Sciences and Physical Sciences, OIST is bringing some of the best brains in the world to Okinawa to transform the way science and education is done in the global academic world.


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Postdoctoral Scholar