Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biomechanics, Hospital for Special Surgery
May 1, 2018
New York, New York
Full Time - Experienced
Immediate opportunity for a post-doc in the Biomechanics Department here at Hospital for Special Surgery
Perform translational or applied research, working independently under the mentorship of a senior scientist and an orthopaedic surgeon
Develop skills as an independent principal investigator through training provided by the mentor(s) combined with a host of other resources (conferences, symposia, course work, laboratory meetings, and attendance at national and international scientific meetings)
Participate in the supervision of research engineer(s) assigned to provide technical support to the fellow’s research project(s)
Participate in research training of biomedical engineering undergraduate and graduate students, medical students, and orthopaedic residents and fellows, who become involved in research projects, thus allowing the development of managerial and leadership skills
Participate in teaching biomechanical principles to biomedical engineering undergraduate and graduate students, medical students, and orthopaedic residents and fellows through presentations at meetings and conferences within the Hospital, thus allowing the development of teaching skills
Translate the findings from research projects into intellectual property aimed at providing solutions to improve the care of patients with foot and ankle problems
Interested candidates should send a current CV to Daniel R. Sturnick, Department of Biomechanics (email@example.com).
PhD in Biomechanics, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent specialty
About Daniel Sturnick
About HSS | Hospital for Special Surgery
HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the eighth consecutive year) and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country and was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State. In 2017 HSS provided care to 135,000 patients from 80 countries and performed more than 32,000 surgical procedures. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Innovation... Institute was formed in 2015 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices; the global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969, and in 2017 HSS made 130 invention submissions (more than 2x the submissions in 2015). The HSS Education Institute provides continuing medical curriculum to more than 15,000 subscribing musculoskeletal healthcare professionals in 110 countries. Through HSS Global, the institution is collaborating with medical centers worldwide to advance the quality and value of care and to make world-class HSS care more accessible to more people.