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Postdoctoral Associate, Hybrid Systems

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Position Number 20083
Class Title Postdoctoral Associate, Hybrid Systems
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The Hybrid Systems Laboratory is seeking a motivated individual interested in developing new functional in vitro systems for use in drug discovery and toxicity, especially someone interested in translating the basic systems into validated assays. This postdoctoral research opportunity focuses on combining microfabrication and cell culture to construct in vitro models of the human body or “Body-on-a-Chip” for use in drug development. Multiple organs and their physiological interactions are represented on a single device; these interactions are based on physiologically-based pharmacokinetic models.

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic center at the cutting edge of nanoscience technology, working with the head of the Hybrid Systems Lab (see

Position Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. from an accredited institution in biomedical engineering/material science or related fields.

Special Conditions

This is a joint project between the laboratories of J. Hickman (UCF) and Mike Shuler (Cornell). The postdoctoral associate may spend some time at Cornell, but will spend the majority of time at UCF. Reimbursement for travel expenses will be provided and the selected candidate will have access to facilities in both universities.

This is a repost position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Additional Application Materials Required

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website,
In addition to the online application, interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae including area of interest, research experience, publication list (if any) and three professional references.

Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 700274
Job Open Date 03/04/2016
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area Office of Research & Commercialization (Research)
Department Research-NanoScience Technology Center (NSTC)
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Postdoctoral
Job Category Postdoctoral
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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