University of Massachusetts Lowell 

Department of Chemical Engineering 

One University Avenue 

Lowell , MA 01854 


Subject: Postdoc position available immediately at University of Massachusetts - Lowell 

A post-doctoral research position is currently available at BioManufacturing Center in the Department of Chemical Engineering at University of Massachusetts - Lowell . The project goal is to develop innovative process system engineering technology for biomanufacturing. Area of the research is as follows: 


- Process monitoring and control of biomanufacturing processes 

- Product transfer and scale-up/down assessment using multivariate statistics and experimental design approach. 

- Process Analytics technology (PAT) development in raw material screening, media optimization, process characterization, cell-culture and protein purification operation, viral clearance, cell-line selection, disposables. 


The research project requires expertise in multivariate statistics and advanced control theory, and/or either cell-culture or protein purification research. Applicants with background knowledge of biopharmaceutical processes and/or pharmaceutical processes are encouraged to apply. 


The research is contributing to the Life Science Initiative of the Commonwealth and can make important contributions to further the development of the Massachusetts Biomanufacturing Center at the University ( This newly created Center supports transition of Massachusetts biotech companies from R&D into manufacturing. The position is available immediately for a period of one year. An extension is possible with satisfactory progress and availability of funds. The stipend and benefits are competitive. 


Interested applicants should submit a detailed CV, a brief statement of research interests and experience, relevant publications, and letters of recommendation. 


Applicants should apply online only at 


Women and/or minority candidates are encouraged to apply. 


The University of Massachusetts is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Title IX, H/V, ADA 1990 Employer, and Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR60-741 4, 41 CRF60-250 4, 41CRF60-1 40 and 41 CFR60-1, 4 are hereby incorporated