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Postdoctoral Position in Fluidics Automation and Instrumentation

Be part of a research project at Georgia Tech to increase the reliability of plant tissue culture delivery through automation and reduced cost of production

  • Closing soon
  • Closing date: 30 Aug 2020
  • United States | Georgia Tech
  • Date posted: 29 Jul 2020
  • Job type: Academic: postdoc
  • Disciplines: Engineering & instrumentation | Biophysics & bioengineering 

The requirements for this position are a PhD degree in physics, mechanical or electrical engineering with in-depth knowledge of instrument interface and control, PLC, C/C++ , LabView, circuit design and microcontroller systems. Knowledge of fluid mechanics and fluidics systems are a plus but not required.

Through this project, technology will be advanced and implemented to increase the reliability of plant tissue culture delivery through automation and reduced cost of production. The overall objectives of the project are to build upon current automation methods and technologies for long-term, cost-effective scale-up of plant tissue culture by significantly improving the efficiency, effectiveness and economics of plant tissue culture systems for rapid deployment.

The duties involve participating in the project with a team of scientists and engineers to develop the next generation of in vitro plant tissue culture technologies. The duties also include writing progress reports, publishing results in journal articles, conference presentations and participating in preparation of workplans and proposals. 

If interested, send your CV and a letter of interest to Professor Cyrus Aidun by e-mail:

This position is open immediately, initially for one year with potential for extension for up to four years. 

Additional salary information: depending on qualification and experience.
Internal number: PVA# 443940

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution.


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