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Post Doctoral Fellow - School of Biomedical Engineering Science and Health Systems

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

The Drexel Implant Research Core under Dr. Steven Kurtz is seeking a Postdoctoral fellow to work on research regarding orthopaedic and point-of-care additive manufacturing. The work will involve developing methods for incorporating additively manufactured porous structures into implantable medical devices, characterization of materials relevant to orthopaedic applications, and grant writing related to these topics.

Essential Functions
  • Lead projects relating to 3D printed porous and nonporous high temperature polymers for osseointegration
  • Conducting data analyses
  • Analyze and disseminate data to project sponsors and the scientific community through manuscripts and conference abstracts
  • Participate in and support multiple team projects
  • Work with and train graduate and undergraduate students
Required Qualifications
  • PhD or Doctorate, Biomedical Engineering of related field
  • 2 years experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with 3D printing of high temperature polymers including polyetheretherketone (PEEK)
  • Experience with 3D printing of porous structures
  • Experience with computational languages such as MATLAB
  • Experience with material property characterization
  • Excellent organizational skills
Physical Demands

Typically sitting at a desk/table/standing/walking


University City – Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as exempt with a salary grade of l . For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure,

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applications will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Apr 26 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:May 26 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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