Post Doc, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

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Post Doc Fellow

Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

University of Cincinnati


The Department of Chemical Engineering invites applications from qualified candidates to fill one postdoctoral research position in the Biomedical Colloid Lab. The position is full-time for a period of one year, but may be extended pending continued research funding.


Job Description: One postdoctoral position is available for research on development of drug delivery systems and examination of the drug delivery in vitro and in vivo. The research will involve colloid synthesis, polymer membrane fabrication, characterization, drug release kinetics analysis, gene expression quantification, and the efficacy test in vivo.  The postdoctoral fellow will be joining a collaborative team including the Principal Investigator, scientists in Chemical Engineering, clinicians in Ophthalmology, industry partners, undergraduate and graduate students. The postdoctoral fellow will work on hypothesis testing, experimental design, data analysis, in vitro cell culture, and preclinical (animal experiments) tests, and will mentor graduate and undergraduate research assistants.


Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in biology, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, material science and engineering, or a related engineering or science discipline.


Additional Information:  Preference will be given to applicants with experience in drug delivery using liposomes, gene expression quantification and material synthesis. Part-time positions may also be considered.


Work locations: Engineering Research Building (2901 Woodside Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45221), Medical Science Building (231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati OH 45267)


The University of Cincinnati is a major research university in an urban and diverse community with a total annual research funding of $430M. The University’s research portfolio includes a broad range of activities spanning physical, social and life sciences, engineering, and medicine. The university has a student body of over 45,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. Additional information about the department, college and university can be found at



The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 54402 


Salary Range
$48,000.00 - 68,000.00
per Year
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Cincinnati, OH 45201, US