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Post Doctoral Fellow - 12 MONTH

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

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Department's Website:https://mechanical-engineering.uark.edu/index.phpSummary of Job Duties:The Post Doctoral Fellow will conduct research primarily in neural stem cell engineering, tissue engineering, and organ-on-a-chip using advanced materials, coatings, 3D-printed scaffolds, or laser processed surfaces. In addition, the Post Doctoral Fellow is expected to write proposals to secure external funding, write journal papers, mentor a team of graduate and undergraduate researchers, and supervise research facilities to ensure the smooth and safe operation of the lab and equipment. This position is for two or three years based on annual performance reviews, with the possibility of further extension.Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or related fields from an accredited institution of higher education conferred by the start of employment

Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas: cell culture, tissue engineering, organ-on-a-chip design and fabrication, biological and materials characterization, laser processing, 3D metal printing

Peer-reviewed publications in areas listed above

Preferred Qualifications:
Two to three years of experience in one or more of the following areas:

Neural stem cell culture

Using microelectrode arrays and associated data analysis

Biomedical imaging using a confocal microscope

Other advanced imaging techniques in biological studies

Experience with microfluidics

Experience with laser processing

Experience with metal 3D printing

Knowledge of design of experiments and statistical... For full info follow application link.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3217317

Posted On: Jan 27, 2022

Updated On: Feb 26, 2022