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Assistant/Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Research

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University is recruiting for new faculty to join our research program in the broad area of musculoskeletal diseases and medicine. This is a tenure-track position, with appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record in musculoskeletal research. Applicants should have an earned PhD as well as post-doctoral research experience in biomedical engineering, genetics, cell and molecular biology or a related area of biomedical sciences. The Department currently includes laboratories specialized in bone, cartilage and spine biomechanics and biology ranging from developmental biology to genetic disorders to diseases such as osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and degenerative disc disease.

The primary responsibility of the new faculty will be to develop an outstanding research program. Faculty are expected to establish an NIH-funded research program in an area that strengthens or is complementary to programs in the Department, to participate in educational programs, and collaborate with other research and clinical faculty in the Musculoskeletal Research Center. Rank, salary and start-up funding will be commensurate with experience.

To apply: Please send a Cover Letter, CV, Research Statement and list of references to Ms. Stephanie Simpson (s.simpson[at] ). The application deadline for initial review is June 15, 2018, although applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, protected veteran, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Doctorate (Required)

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