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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Engineering
Department: Institute for Quantitative Health 40001033
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: 55000.00-66000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Research/Scientific, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

The Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering and the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Michigan State University is seeking two Postdoctoral Research Associates in the Jinxing Li Lab (  The Li Lab focuses on creating miniaturized biosensors and medical robots for disease diagnostics and treatment. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop cutting-edge biomedical technologies, learn new skills, and be part of an enjoyable workplace.

Specifically, the successful applicant will be expected to:

  • Build engineering solutions to solve the problems in biology and medicine
  • Collaborate with researchers across different disciplines and institutions
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the lab
  • Present findings and data in lab meetings, publications, and presentations
  • Purchase, setting up, and maintaining equipment necessary to conduct research.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Biomedical/Electrical/Mechanic

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Biomedical/Electrical/Mechanical/Chemical/Materials Engineering, Biology, Neuroscience, Chemistry, Applied Physics, Medicine, or related field.


Desired Qualifications




Required Application Materials

  • Cover Letter,
  • Curriculum Vitae (recently updated CV),
  • 3-5 professional references,
  • summary of research experience (optional).

Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal

Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue



MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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