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Undergraduate Research positions available

The Mechanical Adaptations Laboratory is seeking an undergraduate researcher beginning July 1, 2019. Please see the details below:

Undergraduate research position

Application opens June 5th – Reviews will start immediately and continue until positions are filled
Start date: July 1st
End date: May 2020 (renewal based on performance)

The Mechanical Adaptations Laboratory is seeking a motivated individual to work on a biomedical research project on stem cell aging. The project scope includes developing primary bone marrow cell extraction method from aged mice.

Hours: Full time as allowable during summer and spring

Job Requirements (Training will be provided)

  • Be a sophomore or junior undergraduate
  • Ability to commit up to 6hr in the laboratory uninterrupted
  • Ability to be in the lab 5 days a week (up to 1 hr per day)
  • Available for the entire performance period until May 2020
  • Perform aseptic cell culture
  • Handling biologic tissues
  • Perform qPCR

We are looking for motivated and flexible individuals who are competent in learning new methods. This is a biology related project meaning that sometimes you will be challenged work more than you have planned. If completing a job you have started is a priority for you, this is the right position. An ideal candidate would be a sophomore or junior in a biomedical related field (Science or Engineering both acceptable) who is hardworking, self-reliant, well-organized and interested in biomechanics. Seniors will be considered based on interview. This job would be an excellent opportunity gain research experience in a growing and exciting field of biomedical engineering. Please check out our website for more information.

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Dr. Gunes Uzer


Send your resume, unofficial transcript, a brief cover letter to Dr. Gunes Uzer ( Review of applications will start immediately on a rolling basis and selected students will be contacted for an interview asap.

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