The UCI Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join the DELTAi (Driving Engineering & Life-science Translational Advances @ Irvine, sites.uci.edu/deltai). The main objectives of this lab's research is to engineer cartilage and fibrocartilages with mechanical functionality. The utility of both stem cells and differentiated cell types are investigated. Individual is expected to conduct research in the area of tissue engineering using cell culture and histological, biochemical, and mechanical techniques. Duties will include designing experiments and conducting independent research in tissue engineering of musculoskeletal soft tissues, 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, or chemical engineering, biomedical sciences, cell biology, or related field. Should have an engineering background with hands-on experience in cell culture or biology. Excellent verbal and communications skills in the English language is required. 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 https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04326 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."
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.