Apr 04, 2024

Associate / Full Professor (Bone/MSK)

  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Associate / Full Professor (Bone/MSK) Med-Orthopedic Surgery - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (24001851)   Associate / Full Professor Tenure Stream University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Orland Bethel Family Musculoskeletal Research Center (BMRC) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, are recruiting a full-time faculty member for a tenure track research faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level. One of the nation's top Orthopaedic programs, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh conducts a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal research in areas of cell and molecular biology, developmental biology, stem cells and gene therapy, biomaterials, microphysiological systems, tissue engineering, and regenerative medicine. We are seeking candidates who can expand our research program to include the application of knowledge from these different areas for better understanding of musculoskeletal tissue development, growth, aging, injury and disease processes, and formulation of therapeutic interventions to treat musculoskeletal conditions such as osteoarthritis, tendinopathy, and spine-related diseases. Successful candidates will also be expected to be leaders of highly interdisciplinary research and perform academic duties associated with our BS, MS, PhD, and MD educational programs. The position entails working on ongoing projects investigating bone and musculoskeletal disorders. Applicants must be comfortable with mentoring residents and students of all levels. Academic rank [Associate (6-9 years of experience) / Professor (10+ years of experience)] is commensurate with prior academic achievements and experience.  Primary responsibilities include: Developing and maintaining a nationally and internationally recognized transformative research program in bone and/or muscle biology and disorders; Publishing in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings; Obtaining sponsored funding in support of research programs; Advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; Participating in departmental and university committees; Collaborating in research projects with other research faculty, as well as with faculty from other departments within the medical school, the university, and the scientific community; Serving the profession through relevant professional activities. Qualifications: PhD in the biological sciences or a closely related degree; Experience with contemporary cellular and molecular biology techniques; Experience with animal models (mandatory) ; Grant-writing ability (mandatory) ; Prior research experience related to bone, muscle biology, or both ; Post-doctoral training preferred; Strong clinical, interpersonal, analytical, and writing skills; Evidence of interest in and involvement in research. Application closing date N/A (open until filled). Salary commensurate with experience. Qualified applicants should apply via Talent Center (Requisition no: 24001851). www.orthonet.pitt.edu     The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.   The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.   Assignment Category: Full-time regular Campus: Pittsburgh Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae

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