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Harvard University Research Fellow in Bioprinting in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Research Fellow in Bioprinting

School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences


Position Description

The Lewis Lab seeks a talented and enthusiastic Research Fellow to help in the development and application of novel 3D bioprinting methods for disease modeling and therapeutic tissues. The ideal candidate will report to the Principal Investigator in the Lewis Research Group and work closely with a senior postdoctoral research associate. This is a 1-year position with an opportunity to be extended. Please note that this position is not benefits-eligible.

The Research Fellow candidate will have the following responsibilities:

· Assist in the development, preparation, and execution of bioprinting protocols to fabricate disease models and therapeutic tissues.

· Contribute to a multidisciplinary team encompassing tissue engineering, mechanical design, materials science, and biology.

· Conduct cell culture, microscopy, and associated molecular biology tasks and protocols with minimal supervision and in collaboration with Lewis lab members.

· Think creatively to develop and validate experimental protocols.

Basic Qualifications

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, or related discipline is required.

Additional Qualifications

· Written and verbal skills for communicating scientific ideas.

· Strong organizational skills.

· The ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment is strongly preferred.

· A strong work ethic and a willingness to work outside of his/her discipline to accomplish project goals.

· Experience with flow cytometry, immunofluorescent imaging, confocal microscopy, ELISAs, and PCR .

· Experience with microfluidics, bioprinting, and/or related microfabrication techniques is a plus.

· Knowledge of cancer biology and/or immunology is a plus.

· Prior experience in either cell culture, biological assays and/or mechanical design (using computer-aided software).

Special Instructions

A cover letter and current CV are required as part of the application.

SEAS is dedicated to building a diverse and welcoming community, and we strongly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups.

Contact Information

Jared Fujii

Faculty Coordinator, Lewis Lab

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 2

Maximum Number of References Allowed 3


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