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06-10-2008, 06:59 PM
Group Leader in Tissue Engineering: Cell Harvesting, Bioabsorbable
Scaffolds, Tissue Implants

A position for group leader is offered by a new Bioengineering Research
Centre located in Zaragoza (Spain). Candidates should have 5-10 years of
relevant international experience working either with different tissues
or biological materials in engineering applications or in cellular
therapy techniques for the treatment of different musculoskeletal
diseases. Experience in one or more of the following areas will be
beneficial: bone/cartilage tissue engineering applications, novel
preparations for cell proliferation and cell harvesting,
mechano-biological characterization of novel biomaterials in
bone/cartilage scaffoldings, development of drug and cell
release-systems to induce tissue regeneration, animal models for tissue
regeneration using implanted biomaterials, computational models focused
on the interaction between tissues and biomaterials.

It is expected that the candidate will have a significant expertise in
in-vitro and in-vivo experiments, and in clinical treatments. He/she
should be able of developing an intense multidisciplinary cooperation
with other research groups with expertise in biomaterials and modelling
of living tissues.

Successful candidates must have:
- An outstanding record in tissue engineering research, both in
laboratory work and in international publications, together with an
established capability of attracting grant support.
- Experience, enthusiasm and creativity in order to develop an
outstanding research presence in the University environment, as well as
excellent communication skills.
- Proven vision, leadership and management skills related to
interdisciplinary project work and team building.

Work arrangements will imply a number of benefits, including very
favourable living conditions in a really vibrant city, culturally and
recreationally. Offices and laboratories will be located in a new
technological campus, on a brand new, state-of-the-art research
facility. Salary and conditions are negotiable depending on the specific
experience and value of the candidate.

Further information on the post is available from the Aragon research

Interested candidates please contact:

Manuel Doblaré
Head of the Research Group on Structural Mechanics and Materials Modeling
Aragon Institute of Engineering Research (I3A ).
University of Zaragoza.
Scientific Director of the Networking Centre on Bioenginering,
Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN )
Instituto de Salud Carlos III. Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation
Agustin de Betancourt Building, Maria de Luna s/n 50018 Zaragoza (Spain)
Email: mdoblare@unizar.es
Phone: +34 976 761912
Fax: +34 976762578

Ana Alonso Vázquez
Structural Mechanics and Material Modelling Group (GEMM
Aragón Institute for Engineering Research (I3A )
University of Spain

Tel: +34 976 761 000 ext 5230
Fax: +34 976 762 578
email: analonso@unizar.es