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Research Scientist - School of Biomed Engineering Science and Health Systems

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Research Scientist - School of Biomed Engineering Science and Health Systems

Apply now Job no: 499865
Work type: Full-Time
Location: University City - Philadelphia, PA
Categories: Drexel University, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Job Summary

A Postdoctoral Research position is available immediately in the Biomaterials & Regenerative Medicine Laboratory in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems of Drexel University.

The researcher will lead a highly collaborative and translational project to investigate and control the ability of intracellular drug delivery systems to control macrophage behavior in vitro and in vivo in animal models.

This position is supported fully by external funds; therefore, continuation of employment is contingent on receipt of those external funds.

Essential Functions

  • Design and execute experiments to investigate the response of murine and human immune cells to intracellular drug delivery systems in vitro and in vivo
  • Preparation of progress reports and presentations for communication to external sponsors
  • Prepare submission and presentation of national/international conference abstracts
  • Advise and co-advise undergraduate and graduate students Assist in preparation of research proposals. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • PhD or Doctorate, Biomedical Engineering, Immunology or related field
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Primary immune cell culture, flow cytometry, gene expression analysis, basic bioinformatics, animal handling, biomaterials design and characterization, drug delivery system design and characterization.

Physical Demands

Sitting at a desk/table


Lifting up to 25lbs


University City – Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as exempt with a salary grade of J. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure, https://drexel.edu/hr/career/ducomp/salstructure/

Please review the Benefits Brochure for some information on our benefits offerings.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised: Oct 27 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Nov 26 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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