Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
May 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Biomedical Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-14-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia seeks a Research Associate to develop new approaches and protocols for printing skeletal muscle and other interfacing tissues (e.g. vessels, nerve) using state-of-the-art 3D-bioprinters and micro/nano-lithography instrumentation. He/She will develop and validate new 3D-printing strategies, collaborate on in vivo pre-clinical and clinical studies, manage collaborative projects, interact with clinicians, faculty, and students, give scientific presentations, write journal articles, proposals, and patent disclosures.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, cell biology, physiology, biotechnology, or a related field by appointment start date, ideally with a strong background in muscle and microvascular physiology. Familiarity in one or more of the following areas is also a plus: in vitro and in vivo angiogenesis assays, skeletal muscle experimentation using small animal models, confocal imaging and histology, stem cell biology and cell culture, and biomaterials.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0620514. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, CV and contact information for three references. The position will remain open until filled. For questions about the position or application process, please contact Crystal Lamm, Unit Administrator, at

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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