The Bone & Joint Center at Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) in Detroit, MI is seeking an exceptional individual to join our research team as an assistant/associate scientist (i.e., analogous to an assistant/associate professor).
The individual who fills this position will join a multidisciplinary team of investigators with complementary research programs examining various aspects of the musculoskeletal system and will be expected to develop an externally funded research program.
The Bone & Joint Center has well-equipped facilities for cellular/molecular biology, biochemistry, histology, biomechanics, motion analysis, computational mechanics, and 3D imaging. Scientists in the Bone & Joint Center have a strong history of collaboration with the departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Radiology, Public Health Science, Neurology, Endocrinology, and Rheumatology at HFHS. The Bone & Joint Center occupies approximately 15,000 square feet in Wayne State University’s state-of-the-art Integrative Biosciences Center (www.ibio.wayne.edu), which affords additional opportunity for collaboration and adjunct affiliation with the Wayne State University community. HFHS continues to be one of the leading research hospitals in the nation, with scientists across all research programs at HFHS securing nearly $115 million in external grant funding in 2020.
This position has strong institutional support and will include a generous startup package and salary that is commensurate with experience. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated research potential, a strong record of productivity, and a desire for multidisciplinary collaborations. Additional information about the Bone & Joint Center and individual PI research programs can be found at www.hfhs-bjc.org.
The successful applicant will have earned a PhD in biomedical sciences or a related field and will have postdoctoral research experience. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests that are broadly in the area of musculoskeletal health and disease, including cell and molecular biology, epi/genetics and biochemistry, or related areas of expertise.
Applicants should send their CV, a statement of long-term research goals, and the names and contact information of at least three references to the e-mail address below. Consideration of applicants will continue until the position is filled.
Michael J. Bey, PhD
Henry Ford Health System
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Bone & Joint Center
Integrative Biosciences (IBio) Center
6135 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
About Henry Ford Health System - Bone & Joint Center
Overview: Henry Ford Health System, one of the nation’s leading comprehensive, integrated health systems, providing health insurance and health care delivery, including acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services backed by excellence in research and education.
The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care.
Teaching, research and advanced patient care make Henry Ford a premier academic medical center. We provide innovative physician training programs, and initiate and collaborate on leading-edge medical research. Many of our physicians and scientists have academic appointments at Wayne State University School of Medicine and/or other WSU schools/colleges.
We rank fourth in Michigan in total NIH funding and rank first in Michigan for NIH-research funding for non-university based health care systems. We are in the top 20% of all institutions granted funding by NIH and U.S. Public Health Service.
The hea...lth system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 30,000 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by Wright Lassiter III who is the president and chief executive officer.. To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.