Two Tenure-Track Faculty Positions Available in Musculoskeletal Biology

Two Tenure-Track Faculty Positions Available in Musculoskeletal Biology

Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology (VCBB) invites applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions. Outstanding basic, translational, and clinician/physician scientists, particularly those with interdisciplinary expertise, are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a record of publishing impactful original research in any field of bone cell biology, musculoskeletal disease, and/or development and a desire for a research-focused academic career. Those with post-doctoral experience and a high potential for extramural funding will be considered for the position of Assistant Professor. More experienced applicants with a demonstrated record of maintaining extramural funding will be considered for rank of Associate Professor or Professor. 

The current research environment in the VCBB is collaborative but diverse, with active programs in tumor-induced bone disease, physical modeling of the tumor microenvironment, tumor dormancy in bone, bone tissue engineering, osteoimmunology, osteomyelitis, drug delivery, genetic models of bone disease, bone biomechanics, and fracture/fragility. Additional information about the VCBB, including a list of current faculty members, can be found at https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/vcbb/.

The VCBB is housed in state-of-the-art facilities with ample laboratory space and access to the numerous Vanderbilt University Medical Center Core Services (https://www.vumc.org/oor/research-cores-and-other-shared-resources).

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (3-page limit), and the names and contact information for 3 references. Application materials should be submitted as a single PDF to Dr. Scott Guelcher at scott.guelcher@vanderbilt.edu RE: VCBB Faculty Search.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Vanderbilt has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and particularly encourages applications from minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups.