Thoracic Surgery and Tissue Engineering Research Fellowship

Thoracic Surgery and Tissue Engineering Research Fellowship

The Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering is currently seeking a Surgical Research Fellow to start July 1, 2021. The fellow will work under the mentorship of Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, PhD in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Mark Hardy, MD in the Department of Surgery. Research Fellows will work with a team of current postdoctoral fellows, PhD Students, and attending physicians to design and execute research related to whole lung engineering. The team's work has been published in numerous high-impact journals (including Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Communications, and JTCVS) and written up in the lay press ( This is a highly operative research fellowship and surgical fellows will be expected to design and execute large animal studies with a significant level of autonomy. Previous experience with both animal and bench research is strongly recommended.

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This is a T32-funded position and requires a 2-year commitment. Potential applicants must be in good standing in an ACGME-accredited residency and have completed at least 2 years of General or Integrated Thoracic Surgical Training. Applicants must meet eligibility criteria for T32 funding (US Citizen, Non-citizen National, or Permanent Residents); we cannot sponsor a visa for this position.

How To Apply:

Please contact the current surgical research fellows, Sarah Kaslow, MD/MPH ([email protected]) and Jon Reimer, DO ([email protected]) with a cover letter and CV describing your interest in the position and previous experience.

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    Apr 15, 2021

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    New York, New York

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