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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Marlene Rabinovitch

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Rabinovitch, Marlene
Other Mentor(s) if Applicable: 
Mark Skylar-Scott
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
Initial 2 years then reappointment possible
Appointment Start Date: 
How to Submit Application Materials: 

Email Michelle Ameri at mfox1 at

Does this position pay above the required minimum?: 
Yes. The expected base pay range for this position is listed in Pay Range field. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the qualifications of the selected candidate, budget availability, and internal equity.
Pay Range: 

The laboratories of Dr. Marlene Rabinovitch, Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) and Dr. Mark Skylar-Scott , Assistant Professor in Bioengineering is seeking a highly motivated and accomplished postdoctoral scholar to join their team of investigators in conjunction with the Basic Science and Engineering (BASE) Initiative of the Children's Heart Center at Stanford University, to work on a major project to bioprint a functioning human heart from stem cells.  The successful applicant will be immersed in cutting-edge vascular cell and molecular biology, bioprinting, tissue engineering, and imaging technologies applied to human vascular cells to create free standing blood vessels from stem cells that can be used for high throughput testing and bioprinted functioning vessels embedded in heart tissue in conjunction with a major 5 year-14 investigator team dedicated to the ARPA-H HEART project.
This project offers co-mentoring in Cell Biology and Bioengineering.

Required Qualifications: 

• Have acquired formal training in cellular and molecular biology
• Have acquired formal training in tissue engineering
• Formal training in computer science is advantageous
• Be highly creative, rigorous, collegial and a great team player
• Holders of either PhD and/or MD degrees are welcomed to apply
• Qualified non-US residents/citizens are also welcomed to apply

Required Application Materials: 

• Curriculum vitae (biographical sketch) that includes details on your:
• education and training to date
• visa status (if applicable)
• bibliography of publications
• names of 3 references who may be contacted
• A brief personal statement describing how research interests will be pursued during proposed training at Stanford.


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.