The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU School of Medicine is recruiting a basic science faculty for tenure-track positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. We are especially interested in applicants whose research focuses on stem cells and tissue repair / engineering of the musculoskeletal system. We invite applicants in all areas of musculoskeletal tissue repair / engineering, but added attention will be given to those whose strength lies in tendon / ligament biology and repair and biomechanical testing of these tissues. Successful candidates are expected to interact closely with basic scientists and clinical faculty to develop collaborative and translational research projects. Ample opportunities exist for scientific interactions and collaborations within the department and throughout the university, especially with NYU Tandon School of Engineering and NYU College of Dentistry and with other world-class institutions in the New York area.
We seek individuals with Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent, a record of publication in high-quality peer-reviewed journals, and the ability to secure external funding. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a research program summary, a statement of future plans, and the names and contact information of three references electronically to Thorsten Kirsch, PhD (firstname.lastname@example.org).
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one ...of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center’s tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org. NYU School of Medicine provides a fertile environment for collaborative research throughout the biomedical sciences. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center is ranked among the top five nationwide.