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.
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
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