Position/Rank Cartilage Research Scientist/Dependent on Qualifications
Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations
City Salt Lake City, UT
Track Tenure Track
New Position to Begin ASAP
The Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Utah Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine is seeking a new full-time faculty member in the tenure or research career-line track, rank based upon qualifications. This position requires the candidate to hold a doctoral degree in a life science, bioengineering, or a related area, with specific postdoctoral training or experience in chondrocyte biology and osteoarthritis. Additionally, experience in tissue engineering and/or drug discovery preferred. Primary responsibilities include establishing a research program focused on cartilage and joint biology and participation as a team member in the department’s Osteoarthritis Initiative. The candidate is also expected to provide scientific and research support for ongoing Departmental research programs investigating cartilage dysfunction following injury and in ageing.
University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient-focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.
Submit CV and cover letter to: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/124479
Robert Z. Tashjian, MD
Professor, Ezekiel R. Dumke, Jr. Presidential Endowed Professor
Vice-Chair for Research
University of Utah
Department of Orthopaedics
590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.
Special Instructions for Candidates
Please submit a CV, Cover Letter, List of References, and Research Statement to: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/124479 . Two letters of reference are required and a third letter is optional. Examples of Research are welcome but not required.
Open Date 10/15/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Requisition Number PRN02806F