Paul Yager Research Group
Bioengineering Department
Box 355061
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

Posted as of Monday, July 15, 2013


We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to join this lab immediately. A successful candidate will have the potential to integrate with an existing team to develop a high-sensitivity paper-based disposable test for the detection of influenza on the basis of capturing proteins from the virus. This NIH-funded project is a collaborative effort between multiple partners in academia and industry.

We are seeking a candidate who is ambitious and desires a stimulating and highly-productive postdoctoral experience. In addition, the candidate should have the ability to design high-quality experiments and draw appropriate conclusions, to self-direct and meet deadlines, to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with colleagues, and to produce publishable results and first-author manuscripts.

Required: a Ph.D. in the field of Analytical Chemistry or a related field.
Required: Significant experience in systems integration
Required: Significant experience in assay development
Desired: Experience working with complex human samples
Desired: Experience developing quantitative optical assays
Desired: Demonstrated leadership/management experience in a research environment

Please send your CV, a list of three references, and a cover letter (describing how your experience makes you qualified for the position described above, and how working with us would fit into your career plans) to the Yager lab program manager, Chelsea Musick (cmusick@uw.edu). Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

The University of Washington is a recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The University of Washington is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.



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