Department: MED-Orthopedic Surgery Salary/Grade: RES/
Clinical Research Associate / Postdoctoral Scholar
Bone Biology and Regenerative Medicine
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking a postdoctoral scholar interested in pursuing research in bone biology and regenerative medicine under the guidance of Drs. Erin Hsu, PhD, Research Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and Wellington Hsu, MD, Clifford C. Raisbeck Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery. The position is supported in part by NIH and other sponsored research grants.
This position provides an excellent opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary environment with bone biologists, clinicians, materials scientists, and biomedical engineers across the university. The lab’s research involves the development and in vitro/in vivo testing of novel materials for musculoskeletal regenerative applications. This fellowship opportunity involves pursuit of stem cell-based mechanistic studies as well as histology, imaging, and potentially other techniques related to in vivo bone regenerative medicine studies.
Following overall research objectives, independently designs, plans, conducts and troubleshoots experiments.
Evaluates protocols and data obtained from groups of experiments and recommends changes to processes, procedures and techniques to improve quality and validity of results based upon overall project objectives.
Prepare and present research at meetings and write scientific manuscripts
Using an advanced level of skill, completes the following activities:
Stem cell cultures
Histology and immunofluorescence
Performs other duties as assigned
A PhD in a biomedical field
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrated experience with cell and molecular biological techniques
Experience with histology techniques
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 39576
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