Special Notice for COVID-19
The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the University of Minnesota.
This position is designed for a medical school graduate with an interest in pursuing an orthopaedic residency position or a career in academic medicine and clinical research with a particular interest in orthopaedic trauma. An understanding of orthopaedic devices and fracture care is preferred along with a desire to learn to read and identify fracture patterns from radiographic images. Experience with anatomical and /or surgical dissection techniques, with a strong understanding of anatomy, in particular musculoskeletal anatomy is desired. In addition, the preferred candidate would have skills, experiences and a strong interest in developing and executing robust clinical and biomechanical study protocols, including statistical analysis and publication of scientific research results.
About the Job
Regions Orthopaedic Surgery
Post-Doctoral Associate 
This position will manage and execute broad aspects of data collection and analysis including interfacing with other academic research institutions for purposes of multi-center prospective studies; conduct various radiographic analyses; organize and participate in the development of scientific manuscripts; and perform miscellaneous support of other ongoing projects for Dr. Peter A. Cole and the orthopaedic surgery staff at Regions Hospital.
The link to the appropriate benefits summary can be found here https://policy.umn.edu/sites/policy.umn.edu/files/appendix/postdocappoint_appa.pdf
About the Department
To learn more about the Department of Orthopedic Surgery please visit: https://med.umn.edu/ortho
How To Apply
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.
Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.
To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected]
or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).
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About the U of M
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)
The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.