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“The Materials and Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) is a highly multi-disciplinary, inter-departmental research hub, centrally operated in Kelowna and linking both UBC campuses with other regional, national and international universities, industry partners and government research organizations. In particular the MMRI creates linkages between researchers from traditionally distinct disciplines, including engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, medicine, health and medical science, computer science, social science, applied mathematics, management, among others, to co-create and launch large-scale strategic projects at the boundary of core and applied materials and manufacturing research (for more information, please visit:

MMRI is currently looking for a highly competitive postdoctoral fellow with an expertise in one of the following areas: (a) Advanced Analytics; (b) Composites Science and Manufacturing.  

The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with other senior research staff at MMRI and help bolster its research capacity, catalyze new partner investment opportunities and support development of high-impact research grants through collaboration with multiple members of the institute in the following pillars: 

1.  Aerospace and Transportation Materials and Manufacturing (ATMM)

2.  Biomedical and Biological Materials and Manufacturing (BBMM)

3.  Building and Construction Materials and Manufacturing (BCMM)

4.  Electromagnetic and Nanoscale Materials and Manufacturing (ENMM)

5.  Polymer and Natural Materials and Manufacturing (PNMM)

6.  Data Science and Engineering for Materials and Manufacturing (DSEMM)

The successful candidate will work under general supervision of the MMRI Director. The position has considerable latitude in setting goals, schedules and research directions, which require a high degree of professional skill, organization and motivation.

Applicants must have completed a PhD degree in related fields within the last five years, or are in near completion with a confirmed defense date. Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled. Applicants who are currently in Canada with a valid work permit and can start the job immediately are particularly encouraged to apply early. The position is primarily aimed for one year (starting in Spring 2022), with possibility to extend depending on availability of funds and performance of the successful candidate. The salary for this position will be ~$4,000/month including benefits. The applications, including a recent resume and a cover letter should be submitted to

This posting is for the UBC Okanagan campus in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.Please refer to reference number HS-55723 during correspondence about this position.Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.”