Job Description

A postdoctoral research opportunity is available at the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation (TIBI) for outstanding candidates to apply state-of-the-art microfluidics, flexible electronics and hydrogels to develop novel biomedical devices. The TIBI is developing ‘personalized’ solutions that utilize micro- and nanoscale technologies to enable a range of therapies for organ failure, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. To enable this vision, the institute works closely with clinicians including interventional radiologists, cardiologists, and surgeons. Headed by Dr. Khademhosseini, the institute has numerous projects including the use of patient-derived cells to engineer artificial tissues and cell-based therapies; organ-on-a-chip systems that aim to mimic human physiology and pathology and enable patient-specific evaluation of drug candidates; flexible and wearable electronics for wound monitoring and novel biomaterials as sealants and adhesives.

Job requirements:

Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, electrical/mechanical engineering, or related disciplines.
A strong record of publications.
Experience in microfabrication, microfluidics, flexible electronics, biomaterials, and wearable devices is desired and a considerable plus.
The fellow is expected to work in a highly interdisciplinary environment and drive scientific and technical innovation with other members of the group, as well as with the Terasaki research community.
Outstanding communication skills including both oral and written presentation are required.

Please include the following documents into ONE DOC, DOCX, or PDF File:

Research statement, including a brief summary of previous research experiences, along with motivation and specific fit for the mission of the Institute. Suggested length: 1-3 pages
Curriculum Vitae
Names and contact information for a minimum of three references

*Terasaki Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

More Details
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Los Angeles , CA , United States
Experience Required: Mid-Senior Level
Date Published: 02 Mar 2021
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