Post MD or PhD fellow for large animal surgery and care laboratory devoted to research in cardiopulmonary physiology and artificial organs. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a field related to medicine or biomedical engineering. Including surgery and postoperative care in research devoted to cardiopulmonary physiology, artificial organs, and extracorporeal support. The research will be focused on developing new techniques and methods to improve outcomes of major acute/chronic cardiopulmonary conditions (i.e. lung and heart endstage disease, cardiac arrest, extreme prematurity, etc) and to develop new methods for organ preservation. Focused on the use of extracorporeal support in large animal models.
Assist in the design, execution, and conduction of research in artificial organs and cardiopulmonary physiology
Lead and publish independent research projects
Participation in teaching, networking, and mentoring activities including course lectures, research groups, and conference presentations
Advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students
Animal surgery for implanting devices and study of organ function
Chronic animal management with implanted devices
Supervision of students and technicians
Data collection and analysis
Publication of grants and papers
Night and weekend responsibility
Attendance at Laboratory meetings
MD or PhD in biology or related field
Experience with large animal surgery and research
Excellent oral and written English communication skills are required
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