The Department of Orthopedic Surgery in Rochester, MN is seeking an outstanding scientist with expertise in biomechanical engineering with emphasis on musculoskeletal applications within orthopedic surgery.
Expectations for the successful scientist include leadership of a nationally recognized independent musculoskeletal research laboratory. The ideal candidate will engage directly with numerous clinicians and scientists within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Physiology & Biomedical Engineering, and with other investigators in relevant research centers and departments across Mayo Clinic. The successful candidate will also participate in Department-led research educational and training programs, including an NIH-funded musculoskeletal research training program, and may have a track record of entrepreneurship and technology commercialization.
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The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in an engineering discipline, with a sustained track record of success in extramural funding (current R01 or R01-equivalent funding as PI), publications, and collaboration with clinicians. Appointment and academic rank will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications. Successful candidates will be at the level of Associate or full tenured Professor.
Applications should include a full CV/Bibliography, statement of research interests, statement of contributions to equity/inclusion/diversity, and the names/contact information of five references.
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