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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science - 45277 in St. Louis, Missouri

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science. The position is located at Jubel Hall. This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Engineering.

Essential Functions

Anticipated responsibilities include assembly and/or modification of specialized test equipment and facilities, development and application of novel measurement techniques, performance of detailed measurements and analyses, and interactions with collaborators.

Required Qualifications

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Applied Physics, or a closely related field; extensive background in heat and mass transport, particularly in multiphase flow. Candidates should also have a background in microfabrication.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/

Applicant Special Instructions

Submit a cover letter stating your research interests along with Curriculum Vitae at jobs.wustl.edu. Search for Job Posting 45277.

Three to five letters of reference in PDF format should be sent to Dr. Damena Agonafer agonafer@wustl.edu.

Applicants are welcome to visit Prof. Agonafer:


EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science - 45277

Job ID: 45277

Location: School of Engineering

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular