Full-time Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery nontenure. Applicant is expected to possess or to develop a dynamic extramurally funded research program that would complement current CRC research areas. Researchers with an interest in cartilage biology and regenerative medical/tissue engineering are particularly encouraged to apply. Additional responsibilities include assisting Director in developing and supervising ongoing research program as well as interest and ability in medical student and resident teaching. Minimum requirements include PhD, MD, or equivalent degree, pertinent postdoctoral training, and demonstrated excellence in research.
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