Research Associate/Postdoctoral position in Biomaterials, Weizmann (Shimanovich lab)-Kaplan Hospital (plastic surgery) Partnership.

Weizmann Institute of Science

Job description:

Are you passionate about biomaterials and eager to make groundbreaking discoveries? Look no further! We are thrilled to announce an exciting research opportunity in the field of biomaterials and tissue engineering at Weizmann Institute of Science. This position offers a unique chance to contribute to cutting-edge research and be part of a dynamic and collaborative team.
About us:
At Shimanovich lab., in Weizmann Institute of Science, we are dedicated to advancing the field of biomaterials through innovative research and interdisciplinary collaboration. Our team consists of world-class scientists, and researchers who are committed to pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

Position Summary:
We seek a highly motivated and skilled Research Associate to join our team. The successful candidate will have a strong background in polymer science, biochemistry and basic background in tissue engineering.

Key Responsibilities:
– Design and execute experiments in the fields of biomaterials and biology.
– Apply a variety of wet lab techniques, biopolymer solubilization, cell culture, rheology, and microscopy.
– Analyze and interpret data.
– Collaborate with team from Kaplan Hospital (surgeons) to contribute to research projects, patents and publications.
– Stay up-to-date with the latest scientific advancements and technologies in the field.
– Mentor and train junior staff and students in laboratory techniques and safety protocols.

Required qualifications:

– Ph.D. in Polymer Science/Biomaterials/Tissue Engineering or a related field.
– Demonstrated expertise in wet lab skills, including experience with chemical and cellular assays.
– Strong background in tissue engineering is an advantage.
– Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills.
– Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with solid communication and interpersonal skills.

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