senior scientist postdoctoral research associate resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Highly self-motivated Research Scientist and Materials Engineer with 6+ years of direct engineering management and 10+ years of hands-on experience in material/biomaterial, chemical, mechanical engineering, demonstrated strong leadership and organizational abilities. Proven history of managing interdisciplinary collaborations and driving industry progress in developing innovative materials. Thrives in both team-based and independent work settings, ensuring effective time management and achieving desired outcomes. Expertise in new material development, polymer engineering, strong background in discovery and validation and material/composite characterization.

  • Project Management, Research Management
  • Problem-Solving and Effective Multitasking, Scientific and Technical Support, Documenting, Writing and Presenting
  • New Material Development, Microfabrication, Medical Device
  • New Material Development, composite materials, coatings, polymers, mechanical aptitude, Material Characterization, Selection
  • Imaging Technologies
  • In-vitro and In-vivo experiments, Preclinical studies, Tissue Extraction and Processing, Histology, Cell Culture Assays
03/2021 to 04/2023 Senior Scientist/Postdoctoral Research Associate University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC | City, STATE,
  • Led Industrial Cardiac Patch project, medical device research project
  • Managed laboratory personnel and monitored team performance and work quality in three laboratories, collaborative work within Pittsburgh, USA and Palermo, Italy
  • Developed reports, data analysis, statics, and interpretation on experimental data and recommendations regarding research outcomes based on independent work on material characterization on materials performance, mechanical testings and conduct studies
  • Led quantitative analysis on in-vitro and in-vivo experiments on materials performance, conduct studies, tissue extraction and processing, histology on tissue in-vivo extraction, IACUC protocols, writing monthly reports, holding cross-functional project team meetings, project status/updates and identify issues or impact to project timelines as appropriate, journal articles and preparation for submission, dedication to details and quality work, handling multiple tasks concurrently
  • Traveled Internationally to support project implementation, poster conference presentation, providing supervisory guidance where appropriate, project-based technical service and engage in project management within the Research Group
02/2018 to 02/2021 Scientist/Postdoctoral Research Fellow Yale School Of Medicine | City, STATE,
  • Led molecular imaging for abdominal aortic aneurysm Project
  • Attended Medical science Liaison or MSL Information sessions
  • Designed a microfluidic system to engineer and fabricate nanoparticles as cardiovascular contract agent, formulated solution of nanoparticle suitable for in vivo injection, in vitro evaluation of nanoparticles, material characterization, cell culture assays
  • Collaborative work in mice models with abdominal aneurysm development, conducted studies on the nanoparticle-based contrast agent on animal models using SPECT/CT imaging to study localization of aneurysm, tissue extraction and processing, histology, immunohistochemistry, data analysis and interpretation
  • Collaborated and contributed to in-vivo preclinical studies on preclinical PET/CT imaging, Inhalation anesthesia, IV, familiar with IACUC protocols and guidelines, extract tissues, process and prepare for histology after extraction, collaborated to autoradiography, and hands-on experience with immunohistochemistry, and cell culture
  • Co-authored paper conducted PET/CT entitled Hydroxamate-based selective macrophage elastase (MMP-12) inhibitors and radiotracers for molecular imaging
09/2011 to 05/2017 PhD Student Research Assistant/Research Scholar University Of Colorado Boulder | City, STATE,
  • Led product development, designed biodegradable nanofiber polymeric composites for vascular grafting and tissue engineering, materials testing, conducted studies, protocol outlines, protocol procedures, and characterization of polymers including thermal and mechanical testings, and cell culture assays, tests, analysis, and engineering documentations
  • Developed in-vitro assays on coated stent models through photo-cross linkable polymers to study cell adhesion, thrombosis, and restenosis on medical device, which outcomes filed and patented
  • Conducted in-vivo preclinical studies on durability testing of vascular graft designs in a rat femoral artery model
  • Taught and assisted engineering students, directed research, and commercialization strategies for medical device coatings, managed business development, presented, negotiated agreements, and pursued venture capital with Dr. Wei Tan in biotechnology industry
Expected in 04/2023 to to Postdoctoral Associate | University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA GPA:
Expected in 02/2021 to to T32 NIH Postdoctoral Fellow | Molecular imaging in cardiovascular field Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT GPA:
Expected in 05/2017 to to Ph.D. | Materials Engineering/Biomaterials University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO. GPA:
Expected in 12/2015 to to Master of Science | Engineering/Civil Engineering University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO. GPA:
Expected in to to Bachelor of Science | Structural Engineering University of Tabriz, , GPA:
  • T32 NIH Postdoctoral Fellow recipient in Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging, Yale School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, CT, 2018-2021
  • Graduate Student Diversity, Equity and Excellence Award recipient–University of Colorado Boulder, CO. 2013
  • U.S. Patent Application, Jessica Claire, Wei Tan, US 62 692,209, UTCB-19399, Pro-Healing, Pro-Regenerative Nanofibrous Polymeric Coating for Vascular Stents, Provisional Patent. 2020
  • International Patent Application, Jessica Claire, Wei Tan, Michael Floren, WO 2020 006499 A1, Pro-Healing, Pro-Regenerative Nanofibrous Polymeric Coating for Vascular Implants, non-Provisional Patent. 2020

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School Attended

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/UPMC
  • Yale School of Medicine
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Tabriz

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  • Senior Scientist/Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Scientist/Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • PhD Student Research Assistant/Research Scholar


  • Postdoctoral Associate
  • T32 NIH Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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