Bio-Nanosensors, Neuroscience, Nanomedicine Resear
Army Research Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellowship Program - Aberdeen, MD

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The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has several postdoctoral positions available for individuals with Doctoral Degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Neuroscience, Neuroengineering with experience in Nanomedicine, Drug Delivery, Gene Therapy, and Micro- or Nano-robotics to support multiple efforts.

Duties associated with these positions may include any of the following tasks:
. Propose, develop, and conduct a research effort associated with the listed disciplines, in support of ARL's mission. The overall goal would be developing techniques or technologies to support the mission.
. Publish results in the form of technical reports, conference proceedings or journal articles.
. Maintain knowledge of relevant techniques via reading, conferences and seminars
. Assist with maintenance of laboratory facilities and equipment as necessary
. Assist in carrying out study protocols associated with experiments

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING IN THE ARL Postdoctoral Fellowship PROGRAM

Selected Fellows/Researchers will have the opportunity to perform research on topics of interest to the U.S. Government and to interact with leading scientists performing research and/or advising at the sponsor. The extensive partnering relationships with universities and other government agencies will expose participants to a broad research community. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet government decision-makers and learn directly from them about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world (i.e., operational) needs. Furthermore, fellows have the opportunity to learn how research products transition from the proof-of-concept stage to integrated production systems. Other benefits include the following:
· Stipend Payments
· Health Insurance
· Inbound Relocation/Dislocation
· Training & Travel
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Applicants should have recently completed a Doctoral Degree in Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Neuroscience, Neuroengineering with experience in Nanomedicine, Drug Delivery, Gene Therapy, and Micro- or Nano-robotics within the last five years of the desired starting date in Biomedical Engineering, Neuroengineering or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.
APPLICATION

Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The participants will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research interests and compatibility of background with applied research programs and projects at the host Installation. The initial appointment is for one year and may be renewed for up to four additional years based upon recommendation of the host installation and subject to availability of funds. The appointment is full time at the host installation.

The participant will receive a monthly stipend. The stipend rate is determined based upon level of education, training, and experience. Inbound travel and moving expenses are reimbursed according to established policies. Travel and other costs will also be reimbursed for training related to the project and approved by ORAU and the host installation. The participant must show proof of health and medical insurance. Health plans are available through the Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

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