Come join our research team! We are hiring at many levels, from lab technicians to post-docs. As part of UPenn’s Departments of Bioengineering, Microbiology, Psychiatry, and the Perelman School of Medicine, the de la Fuente lab seeks exceptional new team members with the grit and passion to make groundbreaking scientific discoveries.
The overarching goal of the lab is to engineer biological systems to make new medicines to combat disease. We offer a unique range of research possibilities at the point where biology and engineering intersect, with many opportunities for all lab personnel to venture into cutting-edge research.
Our work environment supports the continued growth and success of everyone in the lab. The de la Fuente lab values teamwork and is committed to building a diverse team. We enthusiastically welcome applications from underrepresented minority candidates.
To expand our interdisciplinary research team, we are looking for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students, a lab manager and technicians with interest or expertise in synthetic biology, microbiology, bioengineering, chemistry, biological sciences, neuroscience, or related fields. We seek independent, creative, talented, highly motivated, passionate individuals with excellent communication skills and the ability to excel in a team environment.
If you are interested in joining us, please send a CV, summary of previous research, preprints of publications listed on your CV (but not yet available), contact information for three references, and a cover letter detailing current research interests, career goals, and fellowship funding already in hand or pending to cfuente@pennmedicine.upenn.edu.