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Musculoskeletal Research

University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Position Description:

Multiple postdoctoral positions are available in the Kuo Lab, which is part of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Orthopaedics, and the Center for Musculoskeletal Research at the University of the Rochester in NY. Candidates will join a multidisciplinary lab of biomedical engineers, biologists, and surgeons.

Various projects available in multiple research areas, including tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, stem cell and developmental biology, mechanobiology, biomaterials, and scarless wound healing, with focus on tendon / ligament and breast cancer.

Candidates may choose from existing projects or work with the Pl to propose new directions within the scope of the lab. The lab is funded by NIH, NSF, and DoD grants. NIH T32 Training Grant seats may be available for application as well.

Qualifications:

  • Biomedical engineering applicants should hold a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or related discipline. Training in biological techniques is available for outstanding candidates that have minimal biology expertise.
  • Biology applicants should hold a Ph.D. in cell biology, immunology, stem cell biology, developmental biology, or related discipline.
  • Candidates should be independently motivated, creative, have a desire to learn/develop new techniques and approaches, and have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Candidates should have a demonstrated record of publications expected for her/his level of training.

To Apply:

Please include Postdoctoral Application in the subject line. Positions are open immediately and will remain open until filled. Please email a cover letter (include long-term goals, expertise, research interests), a CV, and names and contact information of at least 3 references to Catherine.K.Kuo@rochester.edu.
Catherine K. Kuo, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Orthopaedics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627
Email: Catherine. K.Kuo@rochester.edu
Website: http://www.bme.rochester.edu/people/faculty/kuo catherine/index.html