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Research Scientist, Bioprinting

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine Rockford
Rockford, Illinois
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
May 18, 2022

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The University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford is seeking a Research Scientist with experience in 3D bioprinting and polymer synthesis for a full-time position. The candidate will focus on the development and application of 3D Bioprinting and organoid technologies for nanotechnology, regenerative medicine, cancer, and stem cell research. The holder of the position will also participate in graduate teaching activities and grant writing.

The University of Illinois College of Medicine is one of the largest medical schools in the United States and offers outstanding opportunities for development for its students, faculty, and staff.  The Rockford campus is in a delightful, mid-size metropolitan area in northern Illinois, west of Chicago. The city has minor league baseball and hockey, three botanical gardens, an art museum, theater, a revitalized downtown, and several parks and a river walk for walking, hiking, bicycling and cross-country skiing.  Public and several private school systems are available.

Exceptional candidates with a passion for research, teaching, and working collaboratively with like-minded professionals at the University of Illinois College of Medicine should apply. The applicant must have a PhD in Biomedical Science, Cell Biology, Biomedical or Tissue Engineering or related field. Working knowledge of 3D Bioprinting tissues, cell culture with a proven track record of experimental design and manuscript writing is required. Working knowledge of polymer synthesis and characterization is preferred.

To apply you must visit and include a cover letter, CV, and list three professional references.

Applications will be accepted through June 10th, 2022. For fullest consideration, please apply by May 9th, 2022.


Open date: April 1, 2022

Fullest consideration date: Monday, May 9th, 2022, at 11:59 pm (CDT)
Applications received prior to this date will be reviewed by the search committee for early action.

Final date: Friday, June 10th, 2022, at 11:59 pm (CDT)
Applications received through June 10th, 2022, will be accepted, and reviewed until the position is filled.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit


The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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