Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Faculty

Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Commensurate with Experience
April 06 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering Faculty Position

The Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) invites applicants for a position at the Assistant Professor level as part of a focused effort to further strengthen key research areas. The anticipated start date is September 2021.Current strengths of the department lie in biomechanics, imaging, in silico and translational research. We seek applicants whose research complements our current strengths in musculoskeletal research. We especially encourage applicants whose expertise is in cells, tissues and systems related to experimental or computational approaches in musculoskeletal health. Moreover, we seek applicants with strong emphasis on translational research, complementing the department’s newly established Musculoskeletal Translational Innovation Initiative. We seek individuals who embrace opportunities to work collaboratively within the department as well as across the Medical School and sister institutions. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an active, highly visible research program and to demonstrate excellence in mentoring undergraduate and graduate students and fellows.

We offer a dynamic research program spanning basic, translational and clinical work, with access to the resources of a major research university. As an integral part of the Beth Israel Lahey Health system, which brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, with more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees, BIDMC prides itself in its mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in biomedical engineering or a closely related discipline. Candidates should submit their application including: cover letter; curriculum vitae; 3-page statement of research; 1-page diversity statement; and contact information for three references via email to

Cover letter should be addressed to:

Dr. Ara Nazarian

Vice Chair of Research

Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

330 Brookline Avenue, RN115

Boston, MA 02215

Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate attention to diversity and inclusion as it relates to teaching, research, and scholarship throughout their application. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by May 31, 2021. Application review will proceed on a rolling basis and continue until the position is filled.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a level I trauma Center and a teaching hospital of the Harvard Medical School with a significant research operation, prioritizes highly competitive basic and translational research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. The institution also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.