Jun 11, 2021

Post-Doctoral Associate- Department of Orthopedic Surgery

  • University of Minnesota Orthopedic Surgery
  • Twin Cities, MN

Job Description

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. Qualifications Individuals with a recent Ph.D. and a background in cellular and/or molecular biology, immunology or biomedical engineering encouraged to apply. Previous experience with any of the following is desirable: epigenetics, genomics/bioinformatics, micro-computed tomography, flow cytometry or small animal surgeries. Although a Ph.D. degree is preferred, consideration will be given to those with other doctoral degrees with related experience. Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants. This position is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at UMN or elsewhere. Preference will be given to individuals who meet the requirements of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery T32 training grant. About the Job A full-time post-doctoral associte position at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (UMN) within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery is available.   The position is for an NIH funded project led by Elizabeth W. Bradley studying the functions of chromatin modifiers in skeletal lineage cells.    The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including: Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans Healthcare and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts Disability and employer paid life insurance Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition Student loan forgivenes opportunities Opportunities for growth and promotion Employee Assistance Program For more information regarding benefits, click here. 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 have 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.   Please attach the following required documents at the time of application: Current curriculum vitae and bibliography Three letters of recommendation, signed, on letterhead, describing: Relationship to the applicant. Past work/academic performance. Work qualities/personal conduct. Overall assessment of potential for success in research environment. Doctoral degree certification, if applicable: Original or notarized copy of diploma or final transcript issued by school (English translation required). This position will remain open until filled. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).   Diversity The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U:  http://diversity.umn.edu. Background Check Information Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.   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.

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