The George Mason University Laboratory of Biomaterials and Nanomedicine in the Department of Bioengineering at the Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research (IABR), within the Volgenau School of Engineering, seeks a research scientist to work in a multidisciplinary team aiming to develop effective delivery systems for mRNA using polymers, lipids, synthetic chemistry, conjugates and microfluidic systems. The IABR is located at the Science and Technology campus of George Mason University in Manassas Virginia ( and is part of the greater Washington DC area, with close proximity to several collaborative research facilities. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason s academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:
About Mason:Mason is the largest public research university in Virginia, with an enrollment of approximately 36,000 students studying in over 200 degree programs. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. It was classified as an R1 research institution in 2016 by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutes of Higher Education, and was ranked number one in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report Up-and-Coming list of national universities. Mason stands at the doorstep of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, with unmatched geographical access to a number of federal agencies and national laboratories.
The D.C. metro area is home to a number of biotechnology companies and biomedical research institutions, such as the NIH and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The northern Virginia business community includes a large number of Fortune 500 companies. In addition to its 677-acre main campus in Fairfax, Mason has campuses in Arlington and Prince William counties in Virginia, as well as an international campus in Songdo, Korea. Reflective of the university s strong commitment to biomedical research and biotechnology is the recent launch of the $40 million, 75,000-square-foot Institute for Biomedical Innovation and a strategic partnership focused on personalized health with INOVA, the largest healthcare system in northern Virginia.
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