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Post Doc Fellow, Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio
Date Posted 10/27/2021
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country".

Job Overview

The University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering and Applied Science, Department of Biomedical Engineering invites applications from qualified candidates to fill one postdoctoral research position in the Integrative Biosensing Laboratory. The position is full-time for a period of one year, but may be extended to two years upon annual performance evaluation.

The University of Cincinnati is a major research university in an urban and diverse community with a total annual research funding of $430M. The University’s research portfolio includes a broad range of activities spanning physical, social and life sciences, engineering, and medicine. The university has a student body of over 45,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America's Best Colleges. Additional information about the department, college and university can be found at .

Work Locations
  • Engineering Research Building (2901 Woodside Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45221)
  • Medical Science Building (231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati OH 45267).

Essential Functions
  • Dr. Esfandiari welcomes applications from exceptional postdoctoral candidates interested in pursuing interdisciplinary research in the field of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative medicine.
  • The position requires a highly motivated and independent researcher with background on cell and molecular biology, natural and synthetic biomaterials, bioprinting and/or electrospinning of 3D scaffolds.
  • The postdoctoral fellow will be joining a collaborative team including the Principal Investigator, scientists and faculty at Cincinnati Children’s hospital and UC college of Medicine.
  • The postdoctoral fellow will work on design, fabrication and characterization of novel smart 3D scaffolds for organ on a chip and organoid medicine.

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, material science and engineering, or a related engineering or science discipline. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in bioprinting and electrospinning.

Application Process

Create an Applicant Profile and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter. CV/Resume should include information for 3 references (including the PhD advisor) who can provide recommendation letters. Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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