Must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent doctoral degree in a field deemed relevant by the program. Research Fellow is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at Mayo Clinic or elsewhere.
The Head and Neck Regenerative Medicine Laboratory has a postdoctoral research fellow position available in the field of bioengineering. The laboratory’s translational work centers on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine for head and neck reconstructive surgery using cell biology, biomaterials, and bio-printing. The PI of the lab, Dr. David Lott, is an Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology and Associate Director for the Center for Regenerative Medicine at the Mayo Clinic.
We are seeking enthusiastic applicants with training and interest in one or more of the following fields: biomaterials, stem and primary cell biology, regenerative medicine, tissue engineering and bio-printing. The candidate’s work will center on designing and optimizing a regenerative laryngeal implant, evaluating the implant with in vitro and in vivo models, and working as part of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, engineers, and scientists.
Experience with grant writing, research and development of combination products, and bio-manufacturing is desirable.
Key words: Regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, biomaterials, 3D printing, bioengineering, chemical engineering, materials science, material characterization, translational research
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