Research Associate

Charlottesville, VA
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Biomedical Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-16-2017

Posting Summary:
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia is seeking a Research Associate to perform in vitro and in vivo rodent studies involving the development, refinement, and use of tissue engineered muscle constructs for the repair of severe skeletal muscle injuries. Requirements of the position include training students, staff and other junior postdocs; assistance with the development of new methods, models and metrics for physiological measurements of regenerating tissues; assistance with data collection, analysis and reporting; manuscript writing; submission and development of translational research projects; and assistance with grant writing.

The incumbent must have a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering or a medical degree; a minimum of 1 year of experience in small animal recovery surgery and physiological instrumentation and testing (both in vitro and in vivo); Experience in bioreactor design, setup and calibration; tissue engineering principles and regenerative medicine technologies.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0620552. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, CV and contact information for three references. Applicant review will begin March 26,2017 and the position will remain open until filled.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to developing diversity in faculty and welcomes applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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