Post Doctoral Fellow
Post Doctoral Fellow
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Department: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
This position will support research studying how changes in extracellular matrix composition affect the contractile mechanics of engineered cardiovascular tissues and cells.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
About our location: Founded in 1865, WPI is one of the nation’s oldest technological universities. Today, WPI is a highly selective private university with over 4,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students enrolled in more than 50 Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D. programs, and is consistently ranked among the top national universities in U.S. News & World Report. The university is located in the heart of Massachusetts, an hour away from Boston, Providence, Hartford, the mountains of New Hampshire and the beaches of Cape Cod. The Biomedical Engineering and Biology & Biotechnology departments are housed in the Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center, along with biochemistry and biophysics research labs, providing an exciting “critical mass” for interdisciplinary projects. WPI researcher collaborate extensively with the University of Massachusetts Medical School clinicians and biomedical departments such as Cell and Molecular Biology.
Applicants should have an earned a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, biophysics or a closely related field. Experience with cell culture, image analysis, computational techniques, MATLAB or other programming language, is preferred.
For more information, please visit our website at wp.wpi.edu/Billiar-lab
Posting Date: 10/12/2017
Open Until Filled:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.
Criminal Background Check Statement:
A pre-employment criminal records check is required.
To apply, visit: https://careers.wpi.edu/postings/5100