Postdoctoral Scholar – Optical Assessment of Engineered Tissues University of California-Irvine, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering - Biomedical Engineering United States

Postdoctoral Scholar – Optical Assessment of Engineered Tissues

 

  • The Henry Samueli School of Engineering - Biomedical Engineering

 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: February 4th, 2019
 
Last review date: March 4th, 2019

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
 
Final date: June 30th, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
 

DESCRIPTION

The UCI Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join Professor Kyriacos Athanasiou’s lab (http://engineering.uci.edu/users/kyriacos-athanasiou). The main objective is to engineer device- and biologically-based solutions to medical problems. Work will begin in the orthopaedics area but may broaden into other medical specialties as well.

 

Individual is expected to provide engineering and design expertise to engineer medical devices and enhance their translational potential. Particularly, it is of interest to engineer devices for non-destructive assessment of tissue properties using optical and/or ultrasound methods.

 

Additional work may include cell culture, mechanical testing, and histological and biochemical assays. Duties will include designing experiments and conducting independent research, preparing study results for publication, and supervising/training graduate and undergraduate students in proper laboratory research techniques and record-keeping.

 

Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in biomedical, mechanical, biochemical, or electrical engineering, or a related field. Engineering background with hands-on experience in prototyping, biophotonics, and preferably medical devices as well is strongly preferred. It is expected that the candidate will be comfortable initiating projects independently by identifying medical problems and proposing designs and solutions. Experience with cell culture is preferred but not required. Excellent verbal and communications skills in the English language are required. Note: Total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions.

 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.

 

Application Procedure: Applicants will need to upload their curriculum vitae, cover letter with a brief description of relevant experience, and names of at least three references to our online RECRUIT system at http://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05137

 

Position will remain open until filled.

 

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

 

LEARN MORE

More information about this recruitment: http://engineering.uci.edu/dept/bme/employment

 

REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Include brief description of relevant experience.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

 
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

 

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