The person in this position will work as a lab technician/manager on studies in which we will be exploring tissue engineering, biofabrication, 3D bioprinting, 3D printing (rapid-prototyping), and imaging. Specifically, we will focus on methods for generating tissue constructs which represent and replicate the structure and function of natural tissues.
The primary role will be assisting in the development of tissue models by culturing cells and tissues (including thawing expanding, and freezing cell lines), bioprinting tissues, and culturing them in novel bioreactor systems. Other tasks will include 3D printing components, performing analysis of tissue constructs, drug screening, and in vivo validation using animal models.
Bachelor's degree in science from an accredited institution/advanced level science and two years of research experience, with 2 years of experience operating advanced laboratory equipment, (i.e., lab automation equipment/robotics).
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.
Working Conditions / Demands
Able to frequently move around and operate medical equipment. The person should have no severe allergies to rodents.
Research 2 building (R2) on the IUPUI campus.
Salary Plan: RS
Salary Grade: 07
Job Function: Research
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