The Bone & Joint Center at Henry Ford Health System (Detroit, MI) has multiple post-doctoral research associate positions available in orthopaedic research. Successful applicants will be provided with significant mentorship and will have the opportunity to develop an independent research program. Post-doctoral research associates who demonstrate high levels of productivity and initiative will be considered for a permanent assistant scientist position within the Bone & Joint Center.
The Bone & Joint Center has expertise and well-equipped facilities for research in motion analysis, biomechanics, musculoskeletal modeling, computational mechanics, 3D imaging, animal models, cell biology, histology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Scientists in the Bone & Joint Center have a strong history of collaboration with the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Radiology, Public Health Science, Endocrinology, and Rheumatology at Henry Ford Health System. The Henry Ford Bone & Joint Center occupies approximately 15,000 sq ft in Wayne State University’s state-of-the-art Integrative Biosciences Center, which affords additional opportunity for collaboration with the Wayne State University community. Additional information can be found at www.henryfordboneandjointcenter.com.
Successful applicants will have earned a PhD in biomedical engineering, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or a related field, and will join a multidisciplinary team of investigators with complementary research programs examining various aspects of the musculoskeletal system.
Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated research potential and a strong record of productivity. Applicants should send their CV, a statement of long-term research goals, and the names and contact information of at least three references to the e-mail address below. Consideration of applicants will continue until the positions are filled.
Michael J. Bey, PhD Henry Ford Health System Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Bone & Joint Center Integrative Biosciences (IBio) Center 6135 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48202 firstname.lastname@example.org
Overview: Henry Ford Health System, one of the nation’s leading comprehensive, integrated health systems, providing health insurance and health care delivery, including acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services backed by excellence in research and education.
The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and w...ellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care.
Teaching, research and advanced patient care make Henry Ford a premier academic medical center. We provide innovative physician training programs, and initiate and collaborate on leading-edge medical research. Many of our physicians and scientists have academic appointments at Wayne State University School of Medicine and/or other WSU schools/colleges.
We rank fourth in Michigan in total NIH funding and rank first in Michigan for NIH-research funding for non-university based health care systems. We are in the top 20% of all institutions granted funding by NIH and U.S. Public Health Service.
The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 30,000 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by Wright Lassiter III who is the president and chief executive officer.. To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.