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Postdoctoral Fellow

Hiring department Bme-PI-Cosgriff-Hernan
Monthly salary $4,075+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 600PM
Posting number 17-09-08-01-0712
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


Perform research under supervision of PI in developing biomaterial scaffolds for tissue regeneration and assessing cell-material interactions relevant to tissue regeneration.

Essential Functions

Conduct research on biomaterial scaffold development for tissue regeneration. Oversee protocol development and refinement related to scaffold fabrication, characterization of cell-material interactions, and bioreactor testing. Participate in relevant animal model testing of candidate scaffolds and devices. Oversee and train students on scaffold fabrication and cell culture protocols. Interface with collaborators, including physicians, clinicians and medical device companies, in order to establish interdisciplinary collaborations. Prepare and write collaborative manuscripts, participate in invited review for peer-reviewed journals, generate research presentations, submit conference abstracts and present research findings at local, national and international conferences.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, or similar field with the last three years. Previous research experience with a focus on scaffold fabrication, characterization, and cell culture.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience in electrospinning methodology, stem cell differentiation, and bioreactor use preferred. Experience mentoring and supervising undergraduate and graduate researchers in the laboratory environment. Experience in writing manuscripts and grants preferred.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving

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