Faculty Position in Musculoskeletal Development, Disease, or Regeneration Research

Duke University School of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine
Salary is commensurate with experience.
December 29 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Duke University’s Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Cell Biology invite applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of musculoskeletal cell biology. The ideal candidate will have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD and significant postdoctoral or faculty experience. They should have a record of outstanding scientific accomplishments and a well-developed research plan in a key research discipline such as: bone biology and osteoporosis, skeletal stem cell biology, skeletal regeneration, cartilage biology and arthritis, muscle/tendon biology and regeneration, or musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorder research.

An appointment at any academic level is available depending on the expertise and track record of the candidate. The successful candidate will complement and enhance our substantial existing strengths in cell biology, orthopaedics, sarcoma, bioengineering, developmental biology, and musculoskeletal research utilizing a combination of in vivo and in vitro models. New faculty will receive a generous startup package and laboratory space. We expect the successful candidate to initiate and maintain an original, competitive, and independently funded research program.

Interested candidates should submit application materials including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of accomplishments and future research goals (two-page limit), a diversity statement, electronic reprints of up to three recent articles, and arrange to have up to three letters of reference provided.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be submitted by January 31, 2021, however later applications will be considered until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be held virtually.


Materials should be addressed to:

Matthew J. Hilton, PhD
Search Committee Chair
Associate Chair for Research, Basic/Translational Sciences
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University School of Medicine   

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