Vacanti Laboratory

Postdoctoral Fellow position is open in the Vacanti Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Organ Fabrication (PI: Cathryn Sundback, ScD). The laboratory is located in the Center for Regenerative Medicine in a world-class research facility at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  A program is underway with an industrial partner to develop decellularized extracellular matrices as surgical scaffolds, with a particular emphasis on wound healing applications.   

The successful candidate will be a critical team member in this collaborative and interdisciplinary research program. Post-doctoral applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. with an excellent demonstrated record of research. The candidate should be open-minded, creative, energetic, have strong expertise and an experimental background in biology or bioengineering, with demonstrated practical biological experience.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience in fibrosis and/or wound healing.  Knowledge of molecular and cellular biology and microscopic imaging techniques is required, and a background in immunology is a plus.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae including a list of publications and experience, three letters of reference, and a description of current research to

Cathryn Sundback, Sc.D.
Director, Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Organ Fabrication
Center for Regenerative Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
CPZN 4809
185 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114