Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Mar 31, 2017
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00106244

Essential Job Duties: North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is a dynamic community whose members are dedicated to preparing veterinarians and research scientists while advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems. The Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences consists of 36 faculty who have a diversity of research and teaching interests. Included among our faculty are 11 clinical faculty, affording students the opportunity to participate in research projects with a direct clinical correlation to veterinary and/or human medicine. Our research faculty are housed in a biomedical Research Building with 104,000 gross sq. ft., and State-of-the-art research facilities and core equipment are available to the research faculty in the department. Included in the Research Building is a transgenic mouse facility, permitting the opportunity for graduate students to participate in research projects related to mouse and animal genomics. Located in the Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences, NC State University together with Department of Biomedical Engineering, UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University. The Cheng Lab studies cardiac and pulmonary regenerative medicine approaches using adult stem cells, biomaterials, and nanoparticles. Our work has been published in prestigious journals such as Lancet, Nature Communications, Circulation, Circulation Research, and Biomaterials. We closely interact with bioengineers at NC State College of Engineering, physicians at the Heart and Vascular Care Center of UNC-Chapel Hill and veterinary doctors at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine for large animal models of stem cell therapy. This post doctoral research scholar position will study: Biomaterials for cardiovascular diseases Nano/Micro-materials for regenerative medicine applications Vascular biology and myocardial biology Stem cell and cancer cell extravasation mechanisms Platelet-inspired biomaterials Duties include: Managing and overseeing laboratory experiments Analyzing, interpreting, and presenting research results Indirectly supervising undergraduate and graduate students in the lab Assisting Principal Investigator in writing grant proposals

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AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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