Post Doctoral Fellowship
- Lewis Katz School of Medicine @ Temple University
- Location: Philadelphia, PA
- Job Number: 7067555
- Posting Date: Jul 7, 2020
- Application Deadline: Aug 7, 2020
Job DescriptionThe Post-Doctoral Fellow will be responsible for organizing and carrying out experiments involving microfluidic models of the neurovascular unit (NVU). The Post-Doctoral Fellow must be willing to work on several different projects involving infectious agents as well as drugs of abuse. Experiments will involve commercially available microfluidics devices as well as the use of a Bioprinting for the development of unique models of the NVU.
In addition, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will be in charge of proper record keeping of methodology, experimental plan, results etc. It is also expected that the fellow will analyze data, perform analyses, present results, and prepare data for publication. Perform other duties related as assigned.
The successful candidate will be encouraged to facilitate collaborative research efforts with other laboratories and to train laboratory personnel (including students) in research methods, procedures and equipment.
Job Requirements Required Education and Experience:
A Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or other related engineering field, or science
Required Skills and Abilities:
1. Highly motivated individual capable of working independently or as part of a team.
2. Experience in microfluidics chips or organ-on-a-chip constructs is preferred
3. Proficient in standard lab/office equipment and software including MS Office.
4. Willingness to work with infectious agents.
5. Strong written and oral communication skills.
6. Demonstrate organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks.
7. Ability to keep accurate records of research performed to NIH standards.
8. Ability to interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
Background in cardiovascular or neuroscience.
Prior experience with microfluidic technology or bioprinting, CAD software
This is a Grant-Funded position. Guaranteed for 1 year with a possible extension for 2 more years. Permanent residents or US citizens have the potential for support on an institutional T32 training grant.
Please submit responses to: Allison Andrews Ph.D.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Temple University @ Lewis Katz School of Medicine
3500 North Broad Street/ Office: MERB 807
Philadelphia, PA 19140 firstname.lastname@example.org