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Exosomes/Extracellular vesicles/BiotechnologyPosted by: Postdoc positions by NIH
Posted date: 2018-Aug-07
The Jay research group in the Fischell Department of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland (UMD) – College Park is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on the development of extracellular vesicles (exosomes) as therapeutics. Within this topic, the lab is exploring approaches to biomanufacturing, detection (biosensing), drug loading, and delivery. Application areas include wound repair, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, sepsis, cardiac therapy, and others.Qualifications:
Candidates with interest and experience in the following areas are encouraged to apply:
This position will initially be funded by a newly awarded 5-year NIH R01 grant, and successful applicants will be encouraged to cultivate independent funding (e.g. NIH F32, K99/R00, etc.). More information about the PI and research group is available at the lab website: jaylab.umd.edu. Note that this position will require work with vertebrate animals.To Apply:
Interested candidates should assemble a package containing the following: i) letter of interest, ii) CV, iii) list of references, and iv) a representative first-author manuscript that has been published or accepted for publication. The letter of interest should describe the candidate’s research experience, proposed project interests, and preferred start date. E-mail the application as a single PDF file to smjayumd.edu.
Compensation will be at or above NIH postdoctoral guidelines, and will include a competitive benefits and retirement package offered by UMD. Postdoctoral scientists will receive a renewable, annual contract with the potential of completing 2-4 years of postdoctoral training.