PostDoc Researcher

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Vacancy TypePost DocIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoTime-Limited Appointment LengthNoIf Yes, Appointment Length06/30/2021Working TitlePostDoc ResearcherAnticipated Hiring Range50,000Position Number00107765Work ScheduleM-F, 8-5Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1.00Department140172 - Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensor Technologies (ASSIST)Department 140172 - Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensor Technologies (ASSIST)Job City & StateRaleigh, NCEssential Job Duties

The BioInterface Lab ( is seeking a postdoctoral researcher in collaboration with the BioTherapeutics Lab ( The postdoc will be involved in cardiac tissue engineering and microfluidic cell culture. Cardiac stem cell patches will be engineered with integrated microvessels for conditioning with pulsatile perfusion. The performance of the engineering cardiac stem cell patches will be evaluated in rodent models of acute myocardial infarction.

Duties & Responsibilities:
•Review scientific literature on cardiac tissue engineering, microfluidics, and in situ electrical stimulation
•Develop microfluidics systems for various biomedical applications, including system integration, electrical design and more
•Conduct research on advanced applications of tissue engineering
•Work with other members of the lab and of other labs to conduct collaborative scientific research
•Write and publish scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and submit abstracts to conferences each year
•Contribute to day-to-day workings of the research lab
•Mentor under-graduate\graduate research assistance

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Departmental Required Skills


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

PhD in Science, Engineering, or related field. Preferred experience in Biomedical Engineering

Required License or Certification


Special InstructionsJob Open Date09/16/2019Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.09/30/2019Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date10/01/2019AA/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.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

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    Posted: 9/18/2019
    Application Due: 12/21/2020
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