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Postdoc Position
Iowa State University
The Hashemi Lab at Iowa State has an opening for a postdoc position. For more details: Knowledge of microfluidics, polymeric biomaterials, mammalian cell culture, microscopic characterization techniques and analytical measurement methods is required.
Postdoctoral fellow
University of Pennsylvania
The SPRL Lab at has an opening for a postdoc position. Knowledge of mechanics, cell biology, cell culture techniques and image analysis methods is preferred. For more details please send me an email.
Associate (Biomechanics practice)
Exponent Inc.
Exponent's Biomechanics Practice is currently hiring for Associates in our Philadelphia office.

Responsibilities for this position include:

Executing biomechanics projects related to human injury analyses

Analyzing and synthesizing technical biomechanical data involving kinematics, dynamics, mechanisms of injury, and human tolerance

Using analytical tools

Clearly communicating findings via written reports and verbal means

Managing projects with effective cost control measures

Assisting in conducting research, publishing reports and papers in technical journals, and presenting findings at meetings and conferences

Actively participating in our Biomechanics Practice and assisting in marketing the groups technical capabilities to clients and the scientific community

Qualifications for this position include:

Ph.D. in Biomechanics Engineering, Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field

At least 2 years' experience conducting technical analyses concerning the causation of physical injuries resulting from incidents involving motor vehicles, industrial equipment, and/or consumer products (or other related experience and research)

Excellent written communication skills

Effective leadership skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of professionals, including managers, engineers, attorneys, and administrative staff

To learn more about life at Exponent, check out our Graduate Students page at!

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veterans and Disabled Employer.
Post-doctoral fellow
University of California, Irvine
The Vascular Tissue Mechanics Lab (PI: Naomi Chesler) is moving to Irvine, CA! We are hiring post-doctoral fellows in computational and experimental cardiopulmonary mechanobiology spanning multiple scales including subcellular mechanoenergetics, cell and tissue biomechanics, and organ and circulatory physiology.
Ph.D. Student
University of Nebraska-Omaha/Medical Center
Lab of Dr. Alexey Kamenskiy is looking for Ph.D. students with interests in computational and constitutive modeling of biological tissues, biomedical engineering, vascular mechanobiology, biomaterials, and vascular devices. We can offer hands-on experience working with human tissues and large animal models in a collaborative environment that involves clinicians and engineers.
Postdoctoral Associate in Mechanobiology
University of Pittsburgh
A postdoctoral position is currently available at the Soft Tissue Biomechanics Laboratory (STBL) in the Department of Bioengineering under the direction of Professor Jonathan Vande Geest ( The STBL is currently developing a novel platform to study the mechanobiology of the optic nerve head in primary open angle glaucoma that seamlessly integrates state of the art techniques in regenerative medicine, 3D bioprinting, and intravital imaging.

Applicants should hold a PhD in Bioengineering or Cell Biology or related field. A strong background in biology is preferred, including experience with cell and molecular biology quantitative assay development and optimization. Candidates will also be considered who have a strong computational/mathematical background with experience in mechanistic modeling of extracellular matrix remodeling. This will remain open until filled.

Interested applicants should submit a CV, statement of research interest and purpose, Unofficial copy of full UG and Grad transcripts, and the contact information for three references to: Prof. Jonathan P. Vande Geest ( using the subject line “STBL Postdoctoral Position Application”

The Department of Bioengineering is strongly committed to a diverse academic environment and places high priority on attracting female and underrepresented minority candidates. We strongly encourage candidates from these groups to apply for the position. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.
University of Texas at Austin
Applications are invited for Post-doctoral Fellow in the James T. Willerson Center for Cardiovascular Modeling and Simulation in the area of cardiac mechanics computational models that incorporate Mitral Valve function using imaged based data sources.

A major thrust at the WCCMS is the development of computational models of heart biomechanics for image-based patient-specific analysis and diagnosis. Thanks to new funding from the NIH, we are now embarking on novel integrated models of the left ventricle and mitral valve directly from human 3D echo data. This model will utilize our novel high-fidelity mitral valve and left ventricular models to create a completely patent specific model of this LV/MV as an integrated functional unit. Integrated growth and remodeling models will also be utilized for predictive simulations. Modeling efforts will be built within the new FeNiCSX open source package with plans for customization of the DolfinX unified form language compiler, along with extensions to machine learning modeling. The WCCMS has a long rich history of post-doctoral training, with ample opportunity for fellowship and NIH funding as a pathway to independence. The project will involve working with the long-standing collaborators at the University of Pennsylvania and regional collaborators at the Dell Medical School and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. The WCCMS is housed in the world class Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences which as access to state of the are supercomputer facilities at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Multi-axial testing facilities are also available in wet lab facilities are also available thru WCCMS facilities at WCCMS in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Link: https://wccms.oden.utexas,edu
PHD Student
Drexel University
Computational modeling of soft tissue in a fast paced experimental and computational lab
Link: None
Ph.D. student
Clarkson University
I am looking for a student interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in experimental fluid mechanics with application to airborne transport of COVID-19. This project provides up to 3 years of funding (renewable each year) from the prestigious Clarkson Ignite graduate fellowship program.

This fellowship provides a unique opportunity to work on a pressing societal need, in tandem with a multi-disciplinary group of researchers, and graduate and undergraduate students. The work will compliment ongoing federally-funded research effforts by myself, and 5 other professors at Clarkson, in this same area.
CFD postdoc
Georgia Tech
Please contact Dr Lakshmi Dasi
Link: None
Columbia University
Experimental studies of epithelial tissue morphogenesis and mechanobiology using emerging optogenetic approaches. Experience with Drosophila or epithelial tissue culture a plus but not essential.
Boston University
Multiple positions on cancer biomechanics and mechanobiology, please see the link below for details
Faculty positions
University of California, Irvine
The University of California, Irvine Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technologies will have openings for one or more assistant professors in the near future. Please contact the incoming Director for information. Women and members of historically underrepresented groups encouraged to apply.
Mechanobiology Postdoc
Washington University in St. Louis
We are interested in a postdoc with expertise in experimental and/or computational modeling in mechanobiology.
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