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Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Nebraska Medical Center UNMC Omaha, NE

Job Description

One postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jingwei Xie within the Department of Surgery-Transplant and Holland Regenerative Medicine Program at University of Nebraska Medical Center. Studies in the laboratory are focused on the design of nanofiber scaffolds for regenerative medicine. In addition, the laboratory explores the mechanisms of constructive remodeling of tissue engineered constructs by delineating how host tissue microenvironments interact, populate, and integrate into scaffold environments in vivo. Our group synergizes the expertise of clinicians, bioengineers, and molecular biologists in a dynamic research environment to produce clinically-viable biomaterials. Experience with stem cells for regenerative medicine is required. Strong history of publications in the areas of regenerative medicine, biomaterials, drug delivery, and tissue engineering are required. Pathology and/or immunological expertise is a plus. The candidate should be able to work independently as well as with a team of investigators. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential and an established publication record in biomaterials and tissue engineering is desired. This is an outstanding opportunity for persons interested in ultimately pursuing a medical and/or bioengineering career path. Applicants must have a PhD, and/or MD. Applications are being accepted online at Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encourage to apply.

Job Details

Date Posted August 15, 2017
Date Closes December 13, 2017
Requisition 2017 - 219
Located In Omaha, NE
Salary Comment Salary Commensurate with Experience
Department Surgery-Transplant 50003933
Function Professional Non-Faculty (Includes Other Academic)
SOC Category 00-0000.00