Postdoctoral position in the physics of living systems at Syracuse University

We invite applications for a theoretical/computational research postdoctoral position in the physics of living systems, specifically to study how fluid-solid transitions affect cancer tumor invasiveness. The successful candidate will work jointly between the groups of Professor Manning, Professor Marchetti and Professor Schwarz. There will be significant opportunities to collaborate with researchers in our strong and dynamic soft matter program, including Professors Mark Bowick, Alan Middleton, and Joseph Paulsen as well as additional experimental collaborators at SU and around the globe. The initial appointment is for one year beginning in Fall 2016, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. Salary is negotiable based upon experience and research abilities.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or related field and have demonstrated experience in theoretical/computational soft matter or biophysics.

For full consideration qualified candidates must complete the online management application at (job #072502) and attach their curriculum vitae, list of publications (attach to other document), a statement of research interests (attach to cover letter), and the email addresses of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For primary consideration, applicants should submit an application before June 15th, 2016.

Syracuse University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of minority groups and women are especially encouraged to apply.

Further information about the research pursued by the three PIs is available here: