View Full Version : Post-Doctoral Research Associate Opportunity, Queen's University,Kingston, Ontario, Canada

12-16-2003, 02:02 AM
Position: Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Tissue Engineering
Organization: Human Mobility Research Centre at Queen's University
Location: Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Deadline: Open

The Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC), a Queen's University research
centre located in Kingston General Hospital, invites applications for a
Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the area of Tissue Engineering related
to the repair, augmentation and/or replacement of musculoskeletal tissues.
The successful candidate will join the multidisciplinary group at HMRC
which consists of basic scientists, clinician scientists, and biomedical
engineers interested in the mechanisms of, and preventions to,
musculoskeletal diseases and disorders. HMRC is funded through a series of
grants from the Provincial and Federal governments totaling over $12
million. The Centre provides shared research space and facilities with
specialized labs for tissue engineering, biochemistry, prosthesis design,
gait analysis and one the world's first computer-enhanced surgical
operating suites.

The desired skills include: cell culture, biochemistry, molecular biology
and biomechanics. In addition, the ability to write and present research
results, and assist in the development of future granting proposals are
strongly sought. The position is available starting March 1, 2004 for a
one-year contract which is renewable depending on the performance of the
candidate and the current funding situation.

Interested individuals should send a current curriculum vita, a brief
statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of
at least two references to Dr. Stephen Waldman at the address indicated
below. Queen's University has an employment equity program, welcomes
diversity in the workplace and encourages applications for all qualified
candidates including women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities,
and racial minorities.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated researcher who has just
recently completed their Ph.D. program (within the past 2 years). Qualified
candidates should hold a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, chemical
engineering, cell biology, biochemistry or a related field with relevance
to tissue engineering. Preference will be given to those individuals who
have a background in engineering or physics.

Dr. Stephen Waldman
Departments of Chemical and Mechanical Engineering
McLaughlin Hall, Room 205
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
Email: waldman@me.queensu.ca
Website: http://www.queensu.ca/HMRC

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