Postdoctoral Fellows – Medical Devices, Point of care diagnostics

  • Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Engineering in Medicine
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Sep 04, 2020
Full time   Engineering & Applied Sciences Medicine & Dentistry Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

Located in Boston, MA, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in providing high quality healthcare in literally the majority of areas of medicine to our patients globally. BWH supports accelerating innovations and discoveries that help improving general human health. It is a unique environment in fostering medical innovations with the goal of improving human lives. Due to our attention to patients’ needs and our focus on differentiation, BWH has been continuously ranked as a top hospital by US News and World Report in medical areas such as gynecology, surgery, cardiology, cancer, infectious diseases, neurosurgery, and rheumatology. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

A postdoc position is available in the Division of Engineering in Medicine, Department of Medicine at BWH, Harvard Medical School. We are currently looking for eager Postdoctoral Fellows to assist in the development of low-cost, point-of-care diagnostics for rapid detection of infectious diseases through quantification of target bioagents, including biomarkers, bacterial pathogens, and viruses in biological samples such as whole blood, urine, and saliva.





Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidate must have a strong passion and interest in developing medical devices and point of care diagnostics and outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Candidate must be self-motivated, have demonstrated productivity, and ability to be independent while also working in a team environment. Experience in diagnostics and point of care detection particularly in infectious diseases is strongly preferred. Recent graduates are encouraged.


Application Details

Interested candidates should send their CVs and the names of 3 referees to Dr. Hadi Shafiee via



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