Research Fellow, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

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Wake Forest Baptist Health
November 16, 2021
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Research Fellow, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery  "Job Details"

Winston-Salem, NC, United States

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Job Category

Research Professional


  • Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC, 27157, US

Posting Date

11/15/2021, 09:06 AM

Job Description

The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery lab at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist is seeking a highly motivated research scientist to evaluate the development and use of polymer nanoparticles and thermal therapies for wound healing. This is a multi-disciplinary project and applicants will interact with clinical and basic science researchers routinely.  The position offers substantial opportunity for the applicant to expand their skills into biological assays and development of novel polymer-based medical materials.

Applicant must have a PhD in chemistry or chemical/ materials engineering. They should have experience in conjugated polymer synthesis and applications, especially the use of Stille and Suzuki reactions.  They should also have experience with GPC, spectroscopic analysis, and NMR.  Ideal candidates may also have experience with electron microscopy. Applicants must have strong writing and intrapersonal skills.  There is a 2 year commitment for this position.

About Us

Wake Forest Baptist Health and Atrium Health have joined forces in a strategic combination that will enhance care, transform medical education and create economic opportunity for countless lives in North Carolina and beyond. As a part of that combination, the two health systems will be integrating technology and platforms, including our career sites.

This means that although you are applying on the Wake Forest Baptist Health Career Site, you receive communications from the Atrium Health Recruitment Team. Please know that this is an expected process, and thanks in advance for your flexibility.

Wake Forest Baptist Health ( is a nationally recognized academic health system in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with an integrated enterprise including educational and research facilities, hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.

It comprises: a regional clinical system with more than 300 locations, 2,100 physicians and 1,535 acute care beds; Wake Forest School of Medicine; and Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of research discoveries and operates Innovation Quarter, an urban research and business park specializing in biotechnology, materials science and information technology.  Wake Forest Baptist’s clinical, research and educational programs are consistently ranked among the best in the country.

About the Team


Wake Forest Baptist Health's mission is to improve the health of our region, state and nation by:

  • Generating and translating knowledge to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
  • Training leaders in health care and biomedical science.
  • Serving as the premier health system in our region, with specific centers of excellence recognized as national and international care destination.


Wake Forest Baptist Health is a preeminent learning health system that promotes better health for all through collaboration, excellence and innovation.



  • Demonstrate the highest standards of patient-centered care, education, research and operational effectiveness


  • Responsive to the physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs of all


  • Cultivate selfless contribution for the greater good


  • Demonstrate fairness, honesty, sincerity and accountability


  • Demonstrate respect for and inclusion of all backgrounds, identities, experiences, and perspectives


  • Foster mutual respect, facilitate professional growth and mentorship, and reward teamwork and collaboration


  • Promote creativity to enhance discovery and the application of knowledge


  • Embrace a culture of reliability through better process design and accountability

Patient and Family Promise

We promise to:

  • Keep you safe.
  • Care for you.
  • Involve you and your family.
  • Respect you and your time.

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