The Lewinski group focuses on bridging the gap between the rapidly increasing number of complex nanostructures and our understanding of the toxicity and biodistribution of these nanostructures by developing new techniques to detect, measure, control, and predict their pharmacokinetics.

Ph.D. students interested in working in the lab should apply to the graduate program and then email Dr. Lewinski with your CV and an outline of your research interests. Postdoctoral researchers interesting in working in the lab should email Dr. Lewinski with a description of your research interests and CV.

Postdoctoral position available

A postdoctoral position is available in the Lewinski Research Group in the Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University.  The candidate chosen for this position will participate in a research project aiming to study at the cellular level the biological, material, and architectural factors that influence biomineralization, symbiosis, and wound healing.

In addition to the design and execution of laboratory research, the candidate is expected to write progress reports in a timely manner, prepare manuscripts covering final research results, and participate in career development opportunities. Candidate is expected to present research findings at internal, national, and international meetings, and submit original publications.

Competitive candidates should possess a Ph.D. degree with a strong record of research productivity.  Previous experience in primary cell culture, flow cytometry, biomarker identification, and electron microscopy is highly desired.

Applicants must complete online application and upload in a single PDF file with (1) a cover letter indicating availability, past research experience and accomplishments, and future research interests, (2) current curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information of three references.  Questions about this position can be sent to Dr. Nastassja Lewinski (nalewinski(at)vcu.edu).

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  VCU is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.  Women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Congratulations Dr. Secondo!

VCU awarded nearly 2,900 degrees to August and December graduates at its commencement ceremony Saturday at the Stuart C. Siegel Center.

Posted by Virginia Commonwealth University on Saturday, December 8, 2018