Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemical Engineering (Multiple positions)
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Position type: Staff Full Time
Campus: UMass Lowell
Salary commensurate with experience and NIH/grant funding
Sep 16 2021 Applications Close:
General summary of position:
The multidisciplinary and collaborative lab of Dr. Gulden Camci-Unal at the University of Massachusetts Lowell seeks two Post-Doctoral Research Associates with extensive experiences in bone tissue engineering, biomineralization, in vivo studies, organ-on-chips, mono- and co-cultures of cells, biological assays to monitor cell behavior and function, and culture of human primary cell lines and stem cells for repair and regeneration of bone.
The initial appointment will be for 1 year with a possibility of renewal for another year based on the productivity and performance.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Education: PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Biology or a related field.
Industrial experience in 3D scaffolds and organ-on-chip technologies although not required can be a plus.
Highly motivated candidates with strong oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, interpersonal and teamwork skills are encouraged to apply.
Primary cell and stem cell cultures
In vitro tissue models
In vivo models
Mammalian cell cultures in microfluidic chips
Co-cultures of two or three types of mammalian cells
Biological assays to monitor cell behavior and function
Co-cultures of human primary cell lines
Ability to work independently, with limited direction, as well as within a team environment.
Ability to mentor and inspire students with limited research experience.
Experience in bone tissue engineering, biomineralization, in vivo studies, organ-on-chips, mono- and co-cultures of cells, biological assays to monitor cell behavior and function, culture of human primary cell lines and stem cells for repair and regeneration of bone, mammalian cell cultures in microfluidic chips, and co-cultures
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Only current UML Employees within the Grants & Contracts (MTA/GRACE) bargaining unit will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
This position is contingent upon funding. The initial appointment will be for approximately 1 year with a possibility of renewal based on productivity and performance and the availability of funding.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.
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