The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital seeks candidates for a full-time research faculty position in the area of musculoskeletal sciences with a focus on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. The candidate should have an interest in the pathogenesis of various musculoskeletal disorders as well as in the development of novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of orthopedic problems related to the loss or degeneration of tissues as a result of injury, disease, or aging. Pre-clinical in vitro and in vivo investigations directed toward clinical translation are encouraged.
An academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The incumbent will establish and serve as inaugural Director of the Center for Musculoskeletal Regenerative Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, in collaboration with the Brigham Research Institute. The Director will develop a rich training environment for younger investigators interested in Musculoskeletal Regenerative Medicine. Appropriate laboratory and office space will be provided to support the development of this program.
The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree (PhD or MD-PhD) in Biology, Molecular Biology, Bioengineering or a related discipline. The ideal candidate will have the ability to maintain an independently funded laboratory and have leadership experience. This position includes collaborative opportunities engaging the faculty and facilities at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the many affiliated hospitals and other institutions in Boston.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates should send a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests and the contact information for 3 references to: Gretchen Kindstedt, Senior Research Administrator, and Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc, Search Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 75 Francis Street, Hale Building 5016, Boston, MA, 02115 ( firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com ). If you have specific questions about the position, please email Dr. Katz.
About Brigham and Women's Hospital - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
At the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital orthopaedic care is delivered with the expertise, innovation and commitment that you would expect from a program – and a hospital – that consistently has been ranked as one of America’s best by U.S. News & World Report®. A staff of nearly 40 physicians at multiple locations in the greater Boston area provides patients with expert, comprehensive, and compassionate care. In addition to the Department having a strong commitment to state-of-the-art patient care as a priority, the Orthopaedic faculty are also engaged in innovative clinical and basic science research in order to advance clinical care and ultimately help future patients.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is also dedicated to training future physicians in musculoskeletal care by being an integral part of the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Training Program (which consists of 60 residents in training) as well as providing advanced fellowship training in all of the orthopaedic subspecialties. Our Department collaborates closely with Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Neurosciences as well as other departments at Brigha...m and Women’s Hospital to deliver the highest quality patient care for those afflicted with a spectrum of musculoskeletal disorders.