Open Positions in the Clarke Lab

Postdoctoral position available in  dielectric  elastomer devices for wearables

The Clarke laboratory (website: at Harvard University is looking for a postdoctoral research fellow to conduct original and innovative research in the area of electronically controlled, adaptive devices based on dielectric elastomers for haptic applications. The project includes the design and fabrication of novel devices that can be incorporated into wearable electronic devices. The ideal candidate should be well versed in one or more of the following areas: electronic circuit design, flexible electronics, analytical modeling and possibly computational methods. The ideal candidate would also have experience in the design of experiments, should be comfortable with a wide variety of materials and also be able to conduct experiments independently. Experience with soft materials device fabrication is essential. The candidate is expected to have a strong work ethic as well as excellent written and oral communication skills, and time management skills.

The position is open immediately and will remain open through July 28th, 2017. A PhD in electrical engineering, physics or a related field is required at the time of appointment. Applicants should send application materials (resume, publication list, statement of research interests) and the names and contact information for three references to Jane Salant (

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