Postdoctoral Associate in Vascular Tissue EngineeringSoft Tissue Biomechanics Laboratory McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Vascular Medicine Institute University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh,
Positions: The Soft Tissue Biomechanics Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh currently has openings for a Postdoctoral Associate in Vascular
Tissue Engineering. Applicant Screening will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Openings are immediate and could start as early as November 1, 2017.
Qualifications: Candidates for both positions should have excellent organizational skills, an outstanding work ethic, and a strong publication record for their career stage. Highly competitive applicants will have experience in one or more
of the following: cell/tissue culture, bioreactor utilization, synthetic chemistry, biofabrication methods, nonlinear optical microscopy, or molecular biology techniques (e.g., flow cytometry, RT-PCR). The University of Pittsburgh is an equal opportunity
employer committed to excellence through diversity.
Description: This NIH-funded project will utilize state-of-the-art tools in tissue engineering to develop a novel biopolymer compliance matched small diameter vascular graft and assess its in-vitro and in-vivo functional performance. Applicants
selected for these positions will collaborate with internal collaborators in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the Vascular Medicine Institute, as well as with external collaborators
from several participating institutions.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit the following as a single PDF file via email to Prof. Jonathan Vande Geest using ‘STBL Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017 Application’ in the subject line:
Contact: Jonathan P. Vande Geest Professor, Department of Bioengineering McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Vascular Medicine Institute 409 Center for Biotechnology 300 Technology Drive University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Phone: 412-624-6496 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Bioengineering
is strongly committed to a diverse academic environment and places high
priority on attracting female and underrepresented minority candidates. We strongly encourage candidates from these
groups to apply for the position.
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