Opportunity Details

Orthopaedic Surgery

Tenure

Commensurate w/Experience

WUSM Orthopaedic Surgery, Research Musculoskeletal Research Center

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University is recruiting for new faculty to join our research program in the broad area of musculoskeletal diseases and medicine. This is a tenure-track position. Consideration will be given to applicants at all ranks, especially at the level of Assistant Professor. Applicants should have an earned PhD as well as post-doctoral research experience in biomedical engineering, genetics, cell and molecular biology or a related area of biomedical sciences. The Department currently includes laboratories specialized in bone, cartilage and spine biomechanics and biology ranging from developmental biology to genetic disorders to disease

ENVIRONMENT:   

  • The Department ranks 1st in NIH funding among orthopedic departments in the U.S.
  • We value a collaborative approach to science. Our faculty have joint appointments in one or more basic science or teaching departments: Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology and Physiology, Developmental Biology, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science. Graduate students in our laboratories come from the graduate programs of the medical school, the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences (DBBS), and the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences.
  • Our labs are part of the Musculoskeletal Research Center, with state-of-the-art facilities in the heart of the Washington University Medical Center. The MRC researchcommunity includes more than 90 faculty. The MRC supports core labs in imaging, biomechanics, histology and musculoskeletal animal models, as well as robust enrichment and training program, supported in part by an NIH Core Center Grant (P30) and Training Grant (T32).
  • Our faculty direct research programs at the Shriners Hospitals for Children, St. Louis, and co-direct the Washington University Center for Regenerative Medicine.
  • Washington University is located in St. Louis, Missouri, part of a metropolitan area of 2.8 million people.The University campuses are located close to residential neighborhoods, parks, gardens, and numerous arts and theater organizations.

 

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Applicants should have an earned PhD as well as post-doctoral research experience in biomedical engineering, genetics, cell and molecular biology or a related area of biomedical sciences.

Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record in musculoskeletal research.

 

Inquiries can be addressed to silvam@wustl.edu, Matthew J. Silva, Ph.D., Peterson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Co-Director of the Musculoskeletal Research Center.

 

To apply: Please send a Cover Letter, CV, Research Statement and list of references to Ms. Stephanie Simpson (simpson.s@wustl.edu). The application deadline for initial review is June 15, 2018, although applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status.

Ms. Stephanie Simpson

simpson.s@wustl.edu

(314) 747-3772

3/1/2018

No end date

8/14/2018

An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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