Research Scientist Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

UConn Health
Farmington, Connecticut (US)
September 25 2017
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery within the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute invites applications for a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level as a research scientist. Outstanding individuals working in skeletal cell biology and wanting to make a difference in the field of musculoskeletal research are encouraged to apply. 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. We are particularly interested in individuals currently funded by the National Institutes of Health. The University of Connecticut School of Medicine has a highly interactive research environment in musculoskeletal biology with interdisciplinary graduate and medical science training programs. The Musculoskeletal Institute offers a collegial environment and houses investigators working in various aspects of skeletal cell biology and biomechanics of bone. Appropriate laboratory space and a start-up package will be offered.

Applicants should submit a letter, curriculum vitae and research plan as well as the names (with addresses and email addresses) of at least three references. Information should be submitted via this website Search number 2017-1229.

UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.