Hofstra University seeks to fill a postdoctoral position in the DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science's Cell and Tissue Engineering Laboratory to work on independent research to achieve a better understanding of vascular mechanobiology. Upon satisfactory completion of the first two years of the position, the candidate will be considered for an additional adjunct faculty appointment in the Department of Engineering. The candidate is expected to focus on identifying how microenvironmental cues, including biomechanical stimulation, influence vascular endothelial cells. This position has an opportunity to train undergraduate students in research. The Lab is equipped with an Asylum MFP-3D-BIO AFM, Formlabs 3D Printer, Zeiss Axio Observer Z1 Fluorescent Microscope, BD FACSVerse Flow Cytometer, Bioflux Microfluidic System and qPCR machine.
PhD required. Candidate should possess engineer/scientist background. Candidate should possess extensive experience with cell culture, cell and molecular biology, fluorescent imaging and 3D printing techniques is required. Past research experiences in atomic force microscopy and microfluidic devices and vascular biology is preferred. Candidate should be capable of independent experimental design, manuscript preparation, and submission of proposals for funding.
Please submit an application, including CV and a research statement, that describes your research accomplishments, discusses your ideas related to our research interests, and articulates why you are the best candidate to pursue this position by email to [email protected] .
Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.
Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.