Postdoctoral Researcher - Institute for Bioengineering Research @ The University of Kansas
- The University of Kansas
- Location: Lawrence, KS
- Job Number: 7076774 (Ref #: 18732BR)
- Posting Date: Apr 6, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionThe Institute for Bioengineering Research is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Researcher. This position will require a highly motivated individual to synthetize and develop novel polymers that can be functionalized with bioactive peptides. The project is highly cross-disciplinary and requires strong expertise in polymer synthesis and conjugated polymers. The successful candidate will synthesize and characterize novel polymers and organic macromolecules for regenerative biomaterials. A background in synthetic/polymer chemistry, chemical engineering, or closely related field is required.
80% - Research
Synthesize and characterize novel materials (polymers, organic macromolecules) for reconstructive and regenerative biomaterials.
Micro-and nanomaterial structure and property, characterization and evaluation.
Work in a team of undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs in the lab.
15% - Reports, Manuscript & Proposal Preparation:
Maintain detailed records of data obtained in the laboratory.
Prepare reports and manuscripts.
Assist in proposal preparation.
5% - Laboratory Maintenance:
Maintain critical laboratory equipment, lab inventory, and oversee lab safety.