Assistant Professor of Research

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Working Title: Assistant Professor of Research

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Orthopaedic Surgery Research Center

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-02-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Research, at the University of Virginia, seeks candidates for an Assistant Professor of Research position. This tenure-ineligible position will collaborate closely with principal investigators within the University and other national and international institutions to establish an innovative preventive and treatment strategy for a wide range of musculoskeletal pathologies with an emphasis on osteonecrosis and degenerative joint disease, using stem cells and nano-technology. The successful candidate will closely train and work with laboratory personnel in writing research protocols to obtain sustainable extramural funds and be experienced with the foundations of stem cell and nano-technology, and will also routinely lead lab meetings and journal clubs on a weekly basis. Familiarity with immune cell interactions is preferred.

Potential candidates must have a PhD and experience in the required skills, and have at least 3 years' experience working in the field of orthopaedics and associated research. Candidates should also have extensive experience in growth factors, stem cell immunology, nanotechnology, and be able to manipulate stem cells and their therapeutic use in animals and humans.

Charlottesville offers a unique combination of natural beauty, rich historical and cultural attractions and is in close proximity to a national park and the nation's capital.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0624172. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of research interest and contact information for three references. The position will remain open to applications until filled.

For further information about the position or for questions about the application process, please contact Gay Lynn Tonelli via email at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 10/3/2018
Application Due: 12/2/2018
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