The National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center on Organic Composite Materials for Structured Organic Composites for Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, and Agrochemical Applications (C-SOC) has an opening for the position of postdoctoral associate. The position is within the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and the work will be supervised by Dr. Rohit Ramachandran and Prof. Marianthi Ierapetritou.


C-SOC is a multi-university research center headquartered at Rutgers University with Purdue University, New Jersey Institute of Technology and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez as core partners. The center's research mission is to develop a scientific foundation for optimal design of structured organic composites and develop science; and engineering methods for designing, scaling, optimizing and controlling relevant manufacturing processes.


We seek highly motivated individuals with a solid scientific background in the following area of mathematical modeling, process control and optimization.


Successful candidates should be able work independently, have excellent communication skills and able to work in collaborative projects. These abilities should be clearly demonstrated in the applicant's CV. The research activities are a hybrid of fundamental, academic research and applied industrial investigations with strong support from federal, state and industrial sources.


Interested candidates with background in mathematical modeling, control and optimization are encouraged to send their CV and cover letter to: Dr. Rohit Ramachandran:  [log in to unmask].


Rutgers University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and/or minority candidates are encouraged to apply.




Dr. Rohit Ramachandran

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

98 Brett Road

Piscataway, NJ  08854-8058

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Phone: (732) 445-6278

Fax: (732) 445-2581