Positions

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic visiting scholars, postdocs, graduate and undergraduate students to work with us. Please contact Dr. Chen at jhchen[at]vt.edu if you are interested in our research.


Postdoctoral Positions

Postdoc position is constantly available in our lab.  Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. and have strong expertise in one of these areas: Food Safety, Analytical Chemistry, Bioengineering, Biosensing, Biochemistry, Nanomaterials, or Microfluidics.  Interested individuals, please send your CV to Dr. Chen at jhchen[at]vt.edu.


Prospective Graduate Students

Prospective graduate students who are interested in the interdisciplinary research across Food Science & Engineering, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Bioengineering, and Biomedical Engineering in our group are encouraged to apply to the Biological Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech.  You are encouraged to contact Dr. Chen at jhchen[at]vt.edu if you have any question about our research.


Undergraduate Students

We deem undergraduate research an important component of engineering & science education.  Undergraduate students in our lab will be working closely with postdoctoral, graduate students, and professor.  Motivated and dedicated students will have the opportunity to develop an independent project which may lead to conference presentation and journal publications. Hard-working undergraduate students enthusiastic about scientific research are encouraged to contact Dr. Chen jhchen[at]vt.edu for opportunities.


Self-funded visiting scholars

Self-funded visiting scholars (professors or students) who are interested in the interdisciplinary research across Food Science & Engineering, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Bioengineering, and Biomedical Engineering in our group are encouraged to  contact Dr. Chen at jhchen[at]vt.edu. Source of funding should be clearly stated and only applicants who aim to visit more than 6 months (ideally 1-2 years) will be considered.