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Postdoc in Tissue Mechanics / Flow Through Porous Media at UBC, Vancouver, Canada

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  • Postdoc in Tissue Mechanics / Flow Through Porous Media at UBC, Vancouver, Canada

    Applications are invited for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellow position within the Stoeber Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The advertised position is for 1 year, with the possibility of extension.

    Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and have ideally demonstrated expertise in the areas of tissue mechanics, flow through porous media, microscopy techniques, image processing and analysis, and the design and instrumentation of experimental setups. While not necessary, candidates with additional expertise in handling biological materials, microflow physics, complex fluids, flow imaging techniques, and/or the use of a microfabrication cleanroom are especially encouraged to apply. The applicants should be capable of independent work and collaborative research working as part of a team in an interdisciplinary research setting. Successful candidates will engage in active collaborations between the Stoeber Lab and other groups.

    The position is available immediately. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested applicants should submit an application package that consists of their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of research interests, and a list of three references with contact information to Please use “PDF Position #SL-2019-2 – YOUR NAME” as the subject line.

    Boris Stoeber
    Professor, Canada Research Chair in Microfluidics and Sensing Technology
    Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    The University of British Columbia | Vancouver Campus
    2054-6250 Applied Science Lane | Vancouver B.C. | V6T 1Z4 Canada
    Our research has an experimental emphasis with a focus on soft matter and sensing technology. We characterize the flow physics of complex fluids, often in confined environments, as well as soft solids. We develop new sensing concepts with applications to the environmental and the medical field. Other work includes microoptical devices and the development of […]