Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Medicine, 35768 Location:
UMKC Hospt Hill Campus Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
School of Medicine - Department of Ophthalmology
This position is open to individuals with the qualifications of a Postdoctoral Scholar in the laboratory of Dr. Karl Kador at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in the field of regenerative medicine for the treatment of vision diseases. This position will focus on the use of tissue engineering techniques, combining biodegradable scaffolds with guidance cues expressed during development and 3D bioprinting for the design of models of the retina. Functional endpoints will be used for analyzing experiments with a goal of moving forward with in vivo testing and translating technologies. The successful applicant will be expected to design and conduct experiments, analyze results, write manuscripts and present results at national meetings.
Please see our previous work:
- Biomaterials. 2013 Jun;34(17):4242-50.
- Acta Biomater. 2014 Dec;10(12):4939-46.
- Tissue Eng Part A. 2016 Feb;22(3-4):286-94.
Recent Ph.D. or M.D. graduates with a background in neuroscience, tissue engineering or vision science are especially encouraged to apply. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in electrophysiology, calcium imaging or 3D cell printing
Full Time/Part Time
Full time, benefit-eligible
Open until filled
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