Open Position

Postdoctoral Research Position Available

Applications are invited for a Post-Doctoral Fellow position in the Orthopedic Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials laboratory within the Center for Biomedical Engineering Systems (CBES) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, to conduct studies on drug delivery systems. The successful candidate must have strong experience and interest in: drug release kinetics studies from bioceramic (drugs include antibiotics and growth factors), ELISA, HPLC, UV-Vis, ceramic dissolution studies using ICP and/or metal coating and surface analyses. A Ph.D. in bioengineering, chemical engineering, molecular biology, chemistry, biophysics, mechanical engineering or equivalent, is required with demonstrating experience in drug loading on bioceramic, pharmaco-kinetic release studies, measurements of drug concentrations using molecular biology and spectrometric methods, dissolution studies, Ceramic processing, coating ceramic on metals by electrophoretic deposition and/or ceramic preparation by sol-gel are essential. The position is available immediately, supported by a 1-year grant. We offer competitive compensation, exciting research projects, and dynamic interdisciplinary research environment in Charlotte, North Carolina. Applications (consisting of a full CV, research summary, and the contact information of 3 references) should be sent to