Phd. Student/ Postdoc (# Of Pos: 2)

Universities and Institutes of Israel
October 22, 2022
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  • Organisation/Company: Dept. of Materials Engineering Ben-Gurion University
  • Research Field: Chemistry › Biochemistry Engineering › Biomaterial engineering Engineering › Biomedical engineering Engineering › Materials engineering Physics › Biophysics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 22/10/2022 20:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Israel › 84105
  • Type Of Contract: To be defined
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 30/11/2022
  • Are you looking to join an interdisciplinary team working on the cutting edge of science? Engineers and chemists working together to discover what they might not have apart.

    If you are an outstanding candidate for PhD/postdoc with an interdisciplinary background in materials science, biophysics, biomedicine, or immunology, we want you!

    You will explore the role of extracellular biophysical cues (spatial distribution of ligands, elasticity, nanotopography) on the signaling and immune response of T cells. Examples of our recent studies can be found here:

    Toledo et al, Science Adv. 2021; 7 : eabc1640

    Bhingardive et al, Nano Lett, 2021, 21, 10, 4241–4248

    Le Saux et al, Adv. Matt 2019, 31,1805954

    You will lead the design of nanostructured surfaces for addressing basic questions in the biophysics of T cells, and the relevant biological experiments, including ex-vivo T cell activation assays.

    You will also lead the design of nanostructured surfaces for the activation and proliferation of T cells for adoptive immunotherapy against cancer.

    If you have an interdisciplinary background that includes nanoengineering, microfabrication, biochemistry, bioengineering cell biology, and microscopy, we particularly encourage you to apply.

    You must be able to work in an interdisciplinary research team that includes materials engineers, chemists, and cell biologists.

    The applications can be sent directly to marksc@bgu.ac.il

    Visit our website: www. schvartzmanlab.com

    Benefits

    Competitive scholarship for suitable candidates

    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications

    M.Sc./ PhD in materials science, chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biophysics.

    Proficiency in one of the following, nanofabrication, nanomaterials, cell biology, immunology, microscopy

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Dept. of Materials Engineering Ben-Gurion University
  • Department: Materials Engineering - Mark Schvartzman
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www. schvartzmanlab.com
  • E-Mail: marksc@bgu.ac.il
  • Country: Israel
  • City: 84105
  • State/Province: Israel
  • Postal Code: 84105
  • Street: Ben-Gurion university of the Negev
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