Tenure-track or Tenured Faculty Position in Musculoskeletal Stem Cell Research
New York University School of Medicine
October 4, 2018
New York, New York
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU School of Medicine is recruiting a basic science or clinician scientist faculty for a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant / Associate / Full 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.
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. The successful applicant will receive a substantial start-up package, state-of-the-art research space and will have access to numerous core facilities that provide advanced technologies.
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). Applications will be accepted until the appropriate candidate is identified and the position is filled.
New York University School of Medicine is an EEO/AA educator, employer.
Successful candidates should have a track record of NIH funding and are expected to interact closely with basic scientists and clinical faculty to develop collaborative and translational research projects. 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 develop competitive extramural funding programs in areas of musculoskeletal tissue repair or an area closely related to musculoskeletal tissue repair.
About New York University School of Medicine
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; Langone Orthopedic Hospital, 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.