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post doctoral research fellow


Biomaterials and Polymers: A postdoctoral position is available in the area of polymer surface modification for implant development for a collaborative project between the research groups of Dr. Kizhakkedathu at the Centre for Blood Research and Dr. Chiao at the Department of Mechanical Engineering:  Applications are invited from highly motivated and talented candidates with expertise and strong background in the area of polymer surface modification, surface initiated polymerizations, polymer chemistry, polymer brushes, surface analysis, functional surfaces and peptide conjugation, protein and cell interactions. Candidates with exposure to biological assays and animal studies would be an asset. Candidates are expected to work in a collaborate environment.
 Candidates should have a PhD completed within last three years at the time of appointment and have a strong publication record, and have relevant research experience.  The positions are available immediately.  Please apply with a statement of interest that includes research experience and career goals, full CV and contact information of three references.
 Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu
Associate Professor
2350 Health Sciences Mall
Centre for Blood Research
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada

Dr. Mu Chiao
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of British Columbia
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