The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of
Virginia invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate
to work in the Lab of Prof. Steven Caliari.
We are seeking candidates to work on our recently funded NIH
projects in the areas of biomaterial design, disease
mechanobiology, and musculoskeletal tissue engineering. The
successful candidate will develop skills in these areas while also
writing papers/proposals and presenting their research at meetings.
The highest standards of ethics and laboratory safety will be
expected at all times.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: A PhD in Chemical Engineering,
Biomedical or Biological Engineering, Chemistry, Cell Biology,
Biochemistry, or a related field is required by the start date. The
applicant should have a strong writing ability as evidenced by
prior peer-reviewed publications and grant/fellowship
Experience in biomaterials and tissue engineering with
complementary expertise in areas such as polymer
synthesis/chemistry, immunology, or microfabrication is preferred.
The researcher in this position will work with both graduate and
undergraduate students, so preference will be given to candidates
who also have experience mentoring students.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs
and attach a cover letter indicating your research interests in the
Caliari Lab, a detailed curriculum vitae, and the contact
information for three individuals who can provide professional
reference letters. Please note that multiple documents can be
uploaded in the box.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on
January 31, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.
The University will perform background checks on all new hires
prior to employment.
This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be
renewed for additional one-year increments, contingent upon
available funding and satisfactory performance.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Steven
Caliari, Assistant Professor, at firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions about the application process, please contact Rich
Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at email@example.com
For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral
associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and
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