Next review date:Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Job Title Junior/Assistant Specialist
Research in the Healy Lab at the University of California, Berkeley emphasizes the relationship between materials and the cells or tissues they contact. The research program focuses on the design and synthesis of bioinspired materials that actively direct the fate of mammalian cells, and facilitate regeneration of damaged tissues and organs. Major discoveries from his laboratory have centered on the control of cell fate and tissue formation in contract with materials that are tunable in both their biological content and mechanical properties. Professor Healy also has extensive experience with human stem cell technologies, microphysiological systems, drug delivery systems, and novel bioconjugate therapeutics
The successful candidate is expected to conduct scientific research concerning the development of human induced pluripotent stem cell-based organ chip technology. Specific laboratory duties include but are not limited to: device microfabrication, optimization, and characterization; on chip drug screening studies; general laboratory duties such as lab maintenance and EH&S reporting; and, assistance in the preparation of manuscripts for submission to scientific journals. The candidate will execute supervised research, including experimental design, data analysis, and draw scientific conclusions from their research. The candidate will directly report to Professor Healy. The candidate is also expected to participate in collaborations with other laboratory members.
Minimum/Basic Qualifications required at the time of application:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent international degree or enrolled in Bachelor's degree or equivalent international degree program.
Additional Qualifications must be met by the start of the job:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent international degree.
Master's degree in Bioengineering, Materials Science, or related field.
Technical experience in microfabrication strongly preferred, specifically in soft lithography and replica molding.
Salary: This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Contact information for three references are required however, letters of reference are not required at this time. We will seek your permission before contacting your references. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.
This position will be open until filled. The anticipated start date is as soon as possible. The appointment is for a duration of one year with possibility of renewal based on performance and availability of funds. Please address inquiries to Eun Young Lee, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
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