The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting for a highly qualified postdoctoral researcher to perform research in tendon and ligament regenerative medicine under the supervision of Natalie Leong, MD and Jie Jiang, PhD. The successful candidate will be expected to guide and assist in mechanistic experiments on the role of perivascular stem cells on tendon and ligament development and healing, as well as therapeutic experiments in small animal models. The candidate will also be involved in analysis of a novel mouse tendon phenotype. The candidate will gain experience and training in advanced techniques in murine genetics including stem cell lineage tracing and partial deletion of stem cell lines, small animal surgery, biomaterial scaffold fabrication, and mechanical testing. The candidate will also assist with grant writing, regulatory compliance, and lab administration.
This position is for one year and is renewable contingent upon performance, funding and mutual interest.
Interested applicants should submit an application to this posting with a detailed CV and NIH Biosketch along with a brief statement including description of their doctoral training, previous doctoral work, career goals and three references. To apply or ask specific questions please contact:
Natalie Leong, MD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
100 S. Penn Street Ste. 505E
Baltimore, MD 21201
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encourage to apply.
We are looking for a highly motivated, self-driven individual with a PhD in molecular biology or biomedical engineering, or a related field. Experience in rodent work and immunohistochemistry strongly preferred
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Aug 27, 2019
Internal Number: 130821
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