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Postdoctoral Fellow, Nanoparticles/Hydrogels for Cancer Immunotherapy

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton

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Position Summary:

Postdoctoral position in Nanoparticles/Hydrogels for Cancer Immunotherapy

The Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering research group at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) would like to invite applicants for a postdoc position starting immediately. This is a 12-month position with potential of 2nd year extension based on availability of funds and performance of the Postdoctoral Fellow.

Project Description

The Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering lab at the Department of Biomedical Engineering/ Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering at FAU is looking for a postdoc in the area of nanoparticles/hydrogels for cancer immunotherapy.

Our group has been working on nanoparticles and hydrogel for cancer immunotherapy. In this project, we are interested in the development of nanoparticles and hydrogel. We use this hydrogel system to delivery immunotherapeutic antibody for cancer treatment. More information is available on the Kang Biomaterials lab website:

The Postdoctoral Fellow will:

  • Work closely with the PI to develop nanoparticles and hydrogel.
  • Culture cancer cells and macrophage and characterize their behaviors.
  • Communicate the progress in scientific & project reports, at scientific conferences, and in peer-reviewed journal publications.
  • Assist training PhD and Master researchers in the group.
  • Publish papers.

Further Information

Further information concerning the project can be obtained from the lab website:

The College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to thoughtfully engaging all communities in higher education. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the various internal and external communities that it serves.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Have a PhD degree in biology science and engineering or biomedical engineering or equivalent academic qualifications.

• The candidates may have knowledge of biology, cell culture experience.

• Have experience in PRC, western blotting, immunofluorescent staining, cell viability test.

• Have a research background in biomaterials such nanoparticles, hydrogel.

• Ability to work independently as well as to collaborate in a team environment.


Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Engineering and Computer Science


Boca Raton

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Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources' job website ( by completing the required employment application for this recruitment and submitting the related documents.

Required Documents:
FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into a single attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. When completing the online application, please upload the following: (i) a cover letter (2 pages), (ii) curriculum vitae, and (iii) 1-2 reference letters.

In the event that individuals providing references want to remain confidential, please email letters of recommendation to Yunqing Kang at

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

Background Screening:
Selected candidates must successfully complete and pass all employment screenings prior to the start of employment. Employment screenings may include a criminal background check (level I and level II), motor vehicle check, credit check, reference checks, alcohol, and drug screening check.
Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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