Postdoc Associate

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jun 4, 2024

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

Conducting and developing research related to tissue engineering and materials science for SCI applications. Compiling and analyzing data. Writing reports and manuscripts and discussing/presenting results. (2) Mentoring graduate students and/or undergraduate students as needed for the project. (3) Participation in writing grant proposals and creating progress reports. (4) Working with Dr. Schmidt and her research leadership team (Research Coordinator and other Postdocs) to help provide technical and strategic oversight of lab projects and research direction.

Expected Salary:

$50,000 minimum

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a related biomedical engineering/science area with strong cell culture and animal surgical skills. Applicants must have experience with manuscript preparation and submission. Experience with grant writing and managing students is not required but is desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

In vivo surgical skills and experience with histology and immunohistochemistry are required, and familiarity with spinal cord research and models is essential. Candidates should also have background training and experience in animal handling and behavioral analysis, biomaterials/scaffold design, materials characterization, cell culture, microscopy, basic cell biology and immunocytochemistry assays, and in vitro assessment of cell-biomaterials interactions.

Experience with grant writing and managing students is not required but is desired.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest highlighting research and long-term goals, a detailed curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three or more references to Dr. Schmidt at

Health Assessment Required: No