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Cluster hires for tenure-track faculty positions related to the BioInspired Institute are currently ongoing. Page navigation to descriptions:

Mechanobiology, Drug Delivery (two positions)

Two positions available at the rank of assistant professor in the department of Biomedical Engineering. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, biophysics, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, materials science, or a closely related discipline. Full description and application.

  • For the mechanobiology position, we are particularly interested in candidates who focus on cell-matrix interactions and mechanotransduction, tissue biomechanics and pattern formation, molecular force sensor design, and cell biophysics integrated with both computational and experimental approaches.
  • For the drug delivery position, we are particularly interested in candidates who focus on micro/nano-particles, nanomaterials, biomaterial synthesis and engineering for drug delivery, targeted delivery of therapeutic agents, and new technologies for antimicrobial control.

Soft Matter and/or Biological Physics (one position)

The Department of Physics at Syracuse University is seeking applicants in the field of soft matter and/or biological physics, with priority interest in topics that align and build on the current expertise at Syracuse, including mechanical metamaterials and experimental cell biophysics. The opening is for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor to start in Fall 2023. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in physics, biophysics, or a related field. Full description and application.


We are hiring a new Operations Specialist. This person is a critical part of the Institute’s team, working closely with the Director and Director of Operations on almost every aspect of our programming and operations. See the full description and application for details.

Postdocs and Technicians

The Hehnly Laboratory is hiring for a Lab Manager. Responsibilities include managerial tasks (inventory, personnel records, safety compliance) as well as laboratory tasks such as cell culture (maintaining cell lines, transfecting cells, creating cell lines) and zebrafish husbandry (fish room maintenance, feeding fish). See the full description and application for details.

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Please check the research pages of individual faculty to find additional post-doctoral or graduate student openings. The Institute’s profile on Experts@Syracuse may help identify relevant investigators.