JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator. DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 4/27/10 JB
PhD degree in Bioengineering -related fields. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Please apply for this job if your research background/interests has a significant overlap with the followings: tissue engineering, 3D bioprinting, cardiovascular medicine, cell biology, iPS cell technology, drug screening, biomaterial design and characterization, bioreactor-perfusion systems for cell culture, and animal models of disease.
The lab is jointly affiliated with Georgia Tech and the Emory School of Medicine as part of the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Pediatrics. Applications will be considered immediately and on a rolling basis through Fall 2018.