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Postdoctoral Fellow University of Connecticut

Posted by Tish on 09/23 at 01:30 PM

  Date Posted
  Sep. 17, 2015

  Job Title
  Postdoctoral Fellow

  Department
  Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

  Department Website
  https://www.cbe.engr.uconn.edu/

  Institution
  University of Connecticut
  Storrs, CT


  Application Deadline
  Open until filled

  Position Start Date
  Available Immediately
   

  Website For Job
  http://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/

  Apply Online Here
  http://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/


  Job Categories
  Post-Doc

  Academic Fields
  Chemical/Petroleum
  Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Prof. Kelly Burke, an Assistant Professor in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department and a member of the Polymer Program in the Institute of Materials Science (IMS) at the University of Connecticut (UConn). The postdoctoral fellowship will involve preparing hydrogel biomaterials for 3D printing, determining printing parameters to obtain 3D structures that are relevant to human anatomy, and investigating the in vitro culture performance of human cells encapsulated within and seeded on the hydrogel constructs.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
1. Ph.D. in bioengineering or related engineering discipline (e.g. Chemical, Biomedical, Polymer Engineering, or Cellular Biology).
2. Research experience in biomaterials and/or mammalian cell culture and characterization methods
3. Good publication record
4. Good scientific communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Research experience with the isolation and/or culture of human cells, including stem cells (MSC or IPS), intestinal cells, or cells of the immune system (e.g. monocytes, macrophages, T-cells)

Appointment Terms:
This is a 11-month position with a targeted start date of November 2015. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

To Apply:
Applications must be submitted using UConn Jobs (http://hr.uconn.edu/jobs/ – click Staff Positions button). Please upload your CV, a cover letter that also summarizes your research interests and career goals, and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please reference search #2016138 in your application submission.

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  The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.


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