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Research Associate

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Working Title: Research Associate

Position Type: Professional Research Staff

Department: Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-30-2018

Posting Summary:
nanoSTAR Institute Post-doctoral Research Associate

The nanoSTAR Institute at the University of Virginia is seeking a post doctoral researcher to assist the nanoSTAR Research Facilitator, and its Director and Associate Director with development, optimization, and validation of nanoscale drug delivery, device and imaging modalities for medical applications. The individual will be expected to work with core user facilities and multiple faculty research groups across the School of Engineering and Applied Science to validate physiochemical properties of various nanoscale formulations or devices for therapy, imaging, and diagnostics. The candidate will also be responsible for working with basic scientists and clinicians to help design in vitro, microfluidic device and cell-based tests as well as whole organism experiments to determine the efficacy and safety of these nanoscale formulations or devices. This position is funded through the University of Virginia's Engineering in Medicine program and will specifically focus on medical-related research in collaboration with clinicians and researchers within the School of Medicine. Skill sets in material sciences, nanotechnology, biomedical engineering or chemical engineering are strongly desired. A Ph.D. degree in bioengineering, materials sciences, nanotechnology or a related field is required.

To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu and search on posting number 0623695. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Mark Kester at [email protected]

For information about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom at [email protected]

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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