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Open Positions - Employment Opportunities

Several positions are available for gradute students and postdoctoral fellows in the following topics:  

  • Microfluidics: Develop microfluidic devices for high throughput surgery/imaging of C. elegans and cells for large scale drug discovery and genome wide screening of genes affecting nerve regeneration.
  • Femtosecond laser microsurgery: Develop novel methods and miniaturized optical probes for clinical surgery using MEMS, Photonics Crystal Fibers, etc. 
  • Multiphoton imaging: Develop novel methods to increase nonlinear imaging depth in tissue.
  • Plasmonic nanoparticles: To investigate the potential of gold nanoparticles for image contrast and high-throughput precise surgery of cells/tissue.  

The open positions are suitable for students with Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Physics backgrounds.  

If you are interested, please respond with CV, a brief statement describing your expertise and interest, and copies of your most important papers (3 at the max) to Dr. Ben-Yakar at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Ben-Yakar Lab Affiliations

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Contact Information

Prof. Adela Ben-Yakar
Phone: 512.475.9280

Ben-Yakar Group Offices: ETC 7.113
Phone: 512.471.7342

FemtoLab: ETC 7.106 | Phone: 512.471.7342
Mechanical Engineering Department C2200
University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX 78712

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