We are searching for a Research Scientist (Search# 2017-1229) to join the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery within the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute at the Assistant or Associate Professor Level in the tenure track. We are searching for an outstanding individual working in either spinal, skeletal or cartilage cell biology and wanting to make a difference in the field of musculoskeletal research. A Ph.D. or an M.D. degree is required.
Candidates’ research should be aimed at addressing fundamental questions related to cellular, molecular or physiological mechanisms of the skeletal system and/or the translational development of therapeutics to address skeletal pathology.
The University of Connecticut School of Medicine has a highly interactive research environment with interdisciplinary graduate and medical science training programs. The UConn Musculoskeletal Institute is a multidisciplinary center housing scientists, clinicians and clinician-scientists under one roof with investigators studying various aspects of skeletal cell biology and biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system. There is ample opportunity to interact/work with basic and physician scientists, including orthopaedic surgeons, a spine clinician-scientist and osteoporosis specialists. Appropriate laboratory space and a start-up package will be offered.