Postdoctoral Associate: Composite Scaffolds for Bone
Location: Stevens Institute of Technology (SIT), Hoboken, New
A postdoc position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Xiaojun
Yu (SIT). The position is for an initial one-year appointment, but
has the potential to be renewed for an additional year.
Development of composite scaffolds for bone regeneration is an
emerging research area. We seek a postdoctoral research associate
for completion of tasks related to a recently funded grant.
(1) Develop techniques to produce composite scaffolds via
electrospinning and 3D printing for placement within appropriate
animal models of bone injury.
(2) Develop techniques to characterize the composite
(3) Develop appropriate in vitro cell culture models to assess
cellular response to the materials.
(4) Learn and develop appropriate surgical, histology, and
imaging techniques for analysis of biomaterial interactions with
(5) Work with colleagues at SIT to develop collaborative
projects of interest to the applicant.
(6) Prepare documents for the dissemination of research findings
at national meetings and/or publications in research journals.
Skills and Qualifications: Education Level: Ph.D. in Biomedical
Engineering or Bone Biology (or appropriate discipline) with
background in biomaterial development/characterization/cell culture
and/or exposure to animal models of bone injury.
To apply, please send a cover letter highlighting research and
long-term goals, a detailed CV, and the names and email addresses
of three references to Dr. Xiaojun Yu (firstname.lastname@example.org) by June
1st, 2020 for full consideration.
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Stevens Institute of Technology
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