Qualifications Required Skills & Experience: PhD in Biomedical, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, or a related field; or MD or MD\/PhD with relevant research experience. Demonstrable interest in pursuing either academic positions or translation and commercialization is a requirement. Preferred Experience: 1.Transport engineering (heat and mass transfer, biotransport, phase change in tissues and organs) 2.Perfusion engineering (preservation solution and nanoparticle loading\/unloading of tissues and organs) 3.Magnetic nanoparticle synthesis, coating, characterization, heating & modeling. 4.Biological and functional assessments (cell, tissue and organ viability testing) 5.Small animal surgery (microsurgery and transplant models). *Candidates do not need to have all skill sets to be considered. The successful candidate will be exposed to all of these areas through collaborative studies in the lab. About the Job We are seeking one or more postdoctoral fellows to join our collaborative group at U of MN. We have developed exciting new technology for the cryopreservation and subsequent rewarming of organs and tissues for use in transplant and reconstructive surgery. The successful candidate will partake in our research activities geared towards perfusion loading, cryogenic storage and inductive rewarming and transplant of tissues and whole organs. Postdoctoral associates are expected to be independent while interacting in a highly multi-disciplinary collaborative team environment between the College of Science and Engineering (CSE), the Medical School, and a growing number of national and international labs. About the Department The at the is affiliated with the & the\u00a0. Our current and former trainees include 28 Master\u2019s students, 22 PhDs (including 2 MD PhDs) and 13 Post Doctoral Fellows. Nine of these students are currently faculty in academia, with the remainder primarily in biomedical industry including: Medtronic, BSCI, St. Jude (Abbott), Angiodynamics, Siemens, Genzyme, and others. The BHMT lab has been continuously funded by NIH, NSF, DOD, and industry since 1993. The Transplant Research Lab (TRL) studies transplant immunology, immune tolerance, and organ cryopreservation. It has been continuously funded with NIH and foundation awards since 2009. Current TRL lab members include 2 postdoctoral fellows and 2 graduate students. How To Apply Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. The following documents should be included: 1) a cover letter, 2) a full CV with a complete list of publications, 3) name and contacts details of 3 references, 4) and list of laboratory and other methods mastered, or other relevant experience. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your \My Activities\ page and uploading documents there. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647). Diversity The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http:\/\/diversity.umn.edu. Background Check Information Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
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