Research - BONE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO Assistant Level Position
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is recruiting for a basic scientist with expertise in bone biomechanics, bone biology, and intervertebral disc physiology, with a focus on biomechanical and cellular mechanisms that regulate bone and intervertebral disc health.
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing a self-sustaining research program, collaborating with clinical faculty and research faculty within our tissue engineering and bioengineering laboratories, and disseminating research results in prominent peer-reviewed journals. The candidate will also be responsible for providing an integral role to teach orthopaedic residents as well as bioengineering graduate students. Both didactic and laboratory-based teaching is required.
Requirements: PhD in Bioengineering or related field Postgraduate experience in tissue mechanics, biomedical imaging, computational modeling, small animal testing, and in vitro cell culture models. Teaching experience in an academic institution.
UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.