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Research Assistant Professor

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Qualified applicants should forward comprehensive curriculum vitae to: Freddie H. Fu, MD, D.Sc. (Hon.), D.Ps. (Hon.) David Silver Professor and Chairman Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1011 Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412-605-3265 412-687-0802 (fax) moorebg@upmc.edu EEO/ AA/M/F/ Vets/Disabled

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Research Assistant Professor
Department Name 35215-Med-Orthopedic Surgery
Position Number 0128412
Position Details

The Center for Cellular and Molecular Engineering (CCME) in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the Research Assistant Professor, non-tenure, level.

Responsibilities will include participation in ongoing projects including osteochondral microtissue studies to include 3d microtissue fabrication and characterization, biomaterials preparation, imaging analyses, mechanical testing, and animal surgeries and analyses. Incumbent will also be responsible for data analysis and preparation for scholarly presentations and publications. The successful candidate will also be involved in the set-up of the laboratory, management of research facilities, coordination and oversight of research activities and will provide orientation and training to new lab members. This position will assist in the training of undergraduate and graduate research students, medical students, resident researchers, and post-doctoral research fellows in basic laboratory techniques, experimental design, and data analysis.

Applicants should have a strong background in understanding of cellular and molecular biology/engineering with expertise in micro- and nano-techniques for tissue and cell diagnosis and repair, nanotechnology, and biomechanics related to cartilage and osteoarthritis.

Application Process

Qualified applicants should forward comprehensive curriculum vitae to:
Freddie H. Fu, MD, D.Sc. (Hon.), D.Ps. (Hon.)
David Silver Professor and Chairman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1011
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-605-3265
412-687-0802 (fax)
moorebg@upmc.edu

EEO/ AA/M/F/ Vets/Disabled

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 02/07/2017
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