Job Description: A Research Associate ("post doc") position is available in the laboratory of Dr. John J. Callaci in the Burn & Shock Trauma Research Institute, Loyola University Chicago. The successful applicant will work on a new, NIH-funded study examining the effects of episodic alcohol exposure on the cellular and molecular signaling pathways which regulate skeletal fracture repair. The successful candidate will work in a multi-disciplinary research environment which includes basic and clinical orthopaedic research, as well as the Loyola University Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute (BSTRI) and the Loyola Alcohol Research Program. These research programs are housed in a new, state-of-the-art research complex, The Center for Translational Research and Education (CTRE), on the Loyola University Health Sciences Campus. Experience with molecular and cellular biological techniques is preferred and a willingness to work with rodent models of alcohol abuse and orthopaedic trauma is required.
Qualifications: Candidates must possess an MD or PhD in molecular or cellular biology, pharmacology, immunology or related discipline.
Job Category: University Faculty