Posting Summary: The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Associate to develop new approaches and protocols for printing skeletal muscle and other interfacing tissues (e.g. vessels, nerve) using state-of-the-art 3D-bioprinters and micro/nano-lithography instrumentation. He/She will develop and validate new 3D-printing strategies, collaborate on in vivo pre-clinical and clinical studies, manage collaborative projects, interact with clinicians, faculty, and students, give scientific presentations, write journal articles, proposals, and patent disclosures.
Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, cell biology, physiology, biotechnology, or a related field by appointment start date, ideally with a strong background in muscle and microvascular physiology. Familiarity in one or more of the following areas is also a plus: in vitro and in vivo angiogenesis assays, skeletal muscle experimentation using small animal models, confocal imaging and histology, stem cell biology and cell culture, and biomaterials.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0620514. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, CV and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled. For questions about the position or application process, please contact Crystal Lamm, Unit Administrator, at email@example.com.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.