Jan 31, 2024

Post Doctoral Fellow - Regenerative and Translational Orthopedics

  • Emory
  • Atlanta, GA
Orthopaedic Fellow Joint Reconstruction

Job Description

The Jayaram Lab is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Full Time Post-Doctoral Researcher to join our dynamic team in the field of Regenerative and Translational Orthopedics. The successful candidate will be involved in cutting-edge research that aims to identify key basic science/pre-clinical discoveries that will be leveraged to early phase clinical trials. The primary focus will be on working with human in-vitro tissue of tendon and joints. The position provides an exciting opportunity to work at the interface of basic and translational research in a collaborative and stimulating environment at Emory’s Musculoskeletal Institute, Emory’s Sports Medicine Center, Emory PM&R and Orthopedics Departments, and Emory University’s Medical School community.   JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

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