The Cell Biomechanics Lab is currently looking for undergraduate,
graduate, and post-doctoral researchers to join our team. Our research
approach is multidisciplinary and innovative and so we encourage
individuals from different backgrounds to apply (engineering, medicine,
cell biology, chemistry, and physics).
I welcome anyone who is interested in a post-doctoral research position
to contact me about open positions. To apply, please send a cover letter,
curriculum vitae, and publications (journal or conference; published or
in preparation; preferred electronic format: pdf). In your cover letter,
please indicate your research and career interests and the relevance of
your academic/research experience to our lab's mission. We encourage
applicants who have their own funding or who are interested in applying
for outside support to contact me. In addition, Dr. Sniadecki is a member
of the Sackler
Program, which awards post-doctoral fellowships in Biophysics.
I am looking for students seeking Ph.D. degrees. Applicants with top
credentials and/or research experience in engineering, nanotechnology,
biophysics, and/or biology are encouraged to apply. Please include a
cover letter, resume, and one or two sample class project reports for my
review. In your cover letter or email, please summarize your past
academic and/or research background and how you would be a positive addition
to the Cell Biomechanics Lab. Research positions are available when new grants
are awarded to the lab, but we certainly have room in the lab for students
who have their own funding or who are interesting in applying for outside
support. I also encourage students from underrepresented groups in science
and engineering to contact me a few monthes before the graduate school deadline
so that we can apply for fellowships or additional funding together. Also, in
your application to UW's graduate school, be sure to include my name on the
list of professors whose work interests you.
Scientific research for an undergraduate student is an active learning
experience that ties basic concepts to real problems and is useful for
future careers in innovation. To set up an undergraduate research experience,
please send me an email with a brief description of yourself and an informal
transcript of your classes. It would help if you state in your email the scope
of research experiences are looking for and why you would like to work in this lab.
We welcome inquires from students enrolled in all UW departments and schools
and especially encourage students from underrepresented groups in science
and engineering to apply. Since we will commit our time to train you in our protocols,
we expect 6-12 hours of commitment to the lab per week for at least 1 quarter.
Students can also do research for credit by enrolling in ME498 'Special Projects'
with permission from Prof. Sniadecki.
Please send inquiries to:
Nathan J. Sniadecki, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195