The Szablowski Lab for Noninvasive Neuroengineering at Rice University is looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow in the fields of bioengineering and neuroengineering. We offer multidisciplinary training with a high degree of academic freedom in the choice of high-impact projects. Each project is designed to form the basis of an independent research program. Of particular interest is a project to establish a transformative methodology for therapeutic development through mechanism-agnostic high-throughput screening. This project removes the need for in vitro target validation and, if successful, could jump-start a new multidisciplinary field. All candidates are encouraged to apply. If you are also interested in applying for Rice Academy of Fellows with our lab as a host, please visit the following website for instructions: https://riceacademy.rice.edu/application-information.
Many of our projects will have a clear-cut path to clinical translation, taking advantage of our proximity to the country's biggest medical center. Our department, Rice University's Department of Bioengineering, is consistently ranked top 10 in the nation with resources and recognition aiding the success of our trainees. The department maintains close ties to nearby medical institutions including Baylor College of Medicine and MD Anderson Cancer Center. The campus is located in Houston – the fourth largest and one of the most diverse cities in the US that provides affordable living with warm weather all year round.
Consistent with the National Research Council's report, Convergence: Facilitating Transdisciplinary Integration of Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering, and Beyond, we are seeking candidates who have demonstrated ability to lead and work in research groups that
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