Two full time postdoctoral research scientist positions are available at Columbia University Medical Center/College of Dental Medicine to study elements of situ regeneration of knee meniscus, tendons and temporomandibular joint discs by endogenous stem/progenitor cells. Studies will use complementary methods, including cell and tissue culture, cloning, flow cytometry, protein assays, 3D printing, and animal model for regeneration. The successful candidates will become members of Dr. Chang Hun Lee's Regenerative Engineering Laboratory. Candidates can expect individualized mentorship based on their personal career goal and will have the opportunity to explore new techniques and concepts.
Columbia University Medical Center is located in uptown Manhattan and provides a world-class scientific environment for biomedical and research training. Columbia University Medical Center and the College of Dental Medicine have a multidisciplinary research environment.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.