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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
The University of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee
 
 
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Date Posted 07/16/2021
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Posting Number FAE1256
Advertised Title Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number L22144
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department Biomedical Engineering
Position Summary
Post-doctoral Fellow – BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING 
A post-doctoral research fellow position is available in the Biomaterials Laboratories in the Biomedical Engineering Department at the University of Memphis. The successful candidate will perform research related to the development of biomaterials for implant, drug delivery and tissue engineering/regenerative medicine with focus in dental/orthopedics, wound healing and skin applications. Position offers many opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration and innovation across engineering, science, manufacturing, entrepreneurial and medical disciplines at both The University of Memphis and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in a vibrant friendly city that is a hub for the medical device industry. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who recognize that diversity and inclusion enrich learning, fuel discovery and creativity, launch innovation, and develop the next generation of engineering leaders that will work together to address major health challenges 
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering, materials science and engineering, chemical engineering, polymer science or a closely related field and experience with natural polymers for biomedical applications. 
Preferred Qualification: Successful candidate needs to have a working knowledge natural polymers, composites and chemical modifications for biomedical applications. Experience in polymer characterization methodologies (e.g. GPC/HPLC, NMR, DSC, XRD, XPS, SEM mechanical testing) and in vitro cell culture techniques is required. Experience in electrospinning and nanotechnology, bone, macrophage and stem cell culture and molecular biology techniques, in vivo rodent bone models, micro-computed tomography, and histological/histomorphometric techniques is an advantage. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well in a diverse and collaborative research environment are essential. 
Special Conditions: Position is funded for one year with possible extension for an additional year. 
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience. 
 
Applicants must submit their application through https://workforum.memphis.edu. Click on the faculty box to find the biomedical engineering posting. Applications must include a letter detailing personal qualifications and experience related to the position, a comprehensive curriculum vita, and the full names and contact information (the address, phone number, and email address) of three professional references. Screening of applications will begin 15 June 2021, and may continue until the position is filled.
Minimum Position Qualifications
Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering, materials science and engineering, chemical engineering, polymer science or a closely related field and experience with natural polymers for biomedical applications.
Special Conditions
Position is funded for one year with possible extension for an additional year.
Posting Date 06/04/2021
Closing Date 07/16/2021
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Commensurate with education and experience
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit their application through https://workforum.memphis.edu. Click on the faculty box to find the biomedical engineering posting. Applications must include a letter detailing personal qualifications and experience related to the position, a comprehensive curriculum vita, and the full names and contact information (the address, phone number, and email address) of three professional references. Screening of applications will begin 15 June 2021, and may continue until the position is filled.
Instructions to Applicant regarding references
Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

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