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Rochester Institute of Technology Post Doctoral Researcher in Rochester, New York


Position Title:

Post Doctoral Researcher


KGCOE Department of Biomedical Engineering

Job Responsibilities:

Candidates must have experience in cell and molecular biology. Experience in research related to extracellular vesicles, CRISPR/Cas9, and electrospinning is beneficial, but not required. The expected start date is between 09/2023, but is negotiable.

Applicants should have expertise in musculoskeletal research and/or skin research and must have demonstrated a potential for high quality publications and dissemination of research results at conferences and meetings. Candidates must also have experience in supervision of undergraduate/graduate students and would ideally have experience in lecturing (specifically in the areas of biomaterials, tissue engineering. and biofabrication). A willingness to participate in student supervision and teaching is expected. A rising potential to organize, coordinate and eventually lead collaborative projects with other academic institutions, clinical partners, and potentially industrial partners is highly desirable.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in taking a key position in a thriving laboratory that is funded by NIH, NSF, and CDMRP (amongst others). Applicants should be committed to conducting excellent research, supporting student development, and upholding integrity, respect, collaboration, and diversity.

FLSA Category:


Requisition Number:



Kate Gleason College of Engineering

Required Application Documents:

Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume

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Additional Details:

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to hr@rit.edu . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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How To Apply:

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff . Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

Required Qualifications:

  • A PhD in cell biology, regenerative medicine, tissue engineering or a closely related field

  • Experience in cell and molecular biology

  • Experience in undergraduate/graduate supervision

  • Experience in lecturing or supporting courses

  • Demonstrated potential for high quality research

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to establish interdisciplinary working relationships

What do we believe at RIT?:

Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.

As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package (https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/sites/rit.edu.fa.humanresources/files/docs/Benefits_at_a_Glance.pdf) that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).

Work Location:

Henrietta Campus — 100%

Job Summary:

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Department of Biomedical Engineering invites applications for a Post Doctoral Researcher in the Laboratory of Prof. Wuertz-Kozak.