Associate Research Scientist, Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering

  • Columbia University, Biomedical Engineering Department
  • Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
  • Oct 15, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Associate Research Scientist position is available immediately in the Laboratory
for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering directed by Dr. Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Columbia University in the City of New York. We are looking for talented,
enthusiastic and highly accomplished investigator with strong experience in cardiac tissue engineering and stem cells. The work will involve (a) design and fabrication of bioreactors for cultivation and maturation of iPS-derived cardiac tissues, (b) tissue engineering of cardiac tissue models to study cardiacpatho/physiology, (c) stem cell culture and differentiation into cardiomyocytes, cardiac fibroblasts, and endothelial cells,(d) cardiac tissue characterization and bench marking to clinical data. Strong experimental skills and published experience the area of the project are a must. The investigator is expected to work closely with lab members and collaborators,and help supervise junior investigators working on the project. Candidates must have a PhD or MD/PhD and 3+ years Postdoctoral research experience to apply. 

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