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Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles

Date Posted Aug. 9, 2022
Title Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
University University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA, United States
Department School of Dentistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Polymer Science
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

A postdoctoral position in biomaterials and tissue engineering is available in the Lee Group ( at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dentistry. We have several ongoing multi-year projects supported by NIH focused on developing new biomaterials and molecular therapeutic strategies to repair craniofacial and orthopedic skeletal defects.

The ideal candidate will have experience in one of two areas:

1. Biomaterial processing and characterization: Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, materials science, chemistry or related field with experience in polymer synthesis, hydrogel design, or drug delivery

2. Stem cell biology and tissue engineering: Ph.D. in biology, biomedical sciences or related field with experience in cell culture, molecular biology techniques, miRNA therapeutics, or bone regeneration

Below are recent examples of our work. Additional information is available at:* Fan et al., Biomaterials. 2021

Salary is commensurate with NIH guidelines and based on the postdoctoral scholar’s experience level. Potential for career development and opportunities are very high. The position is available immediately.

To apply, please email your (1) CV, (2) cover letter describing research interests and future career goals, and (3) contact details of three references to:

Min Lee, Ph.D.
UCLA School of Dentistry
Section of Biosystems and Function
Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology
10833 Le Conte Avenue, CHS 23-088F
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668

  • The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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Contact Information

  • Min Lee
    School of Dentistry
    University of California, Los Angeles
    10833 Le Conte Ave
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
  • 310-825-6674
  • 310-825-6345


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