Assistant Professor of Research - Orthopaedics

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-04
Req: R100042083
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The Research Assistant Professor will primarily investigate the use of stem cells in the treatment of sports-related injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. This research can have a significant impact on the way stem cell-based therapeutic approaches will be designed in the near future for sports medicine and orthopaedic injuries in general. This Research Assistant Professor will also assist with research investigating a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

• Appointees are expected to have national recognition in their field as evidenced by publications in quality journals and some evidence of leadership as denoted by the first or lead authorship in some of these publications.
• Appointees are also expected to have presented research accomplishments at national meetings.
• Appointees will support research activities at the University.
• Appointees may be required to supervise Research employees and/or nonexempt staff.
• Appointees will play leadership role in basic and applied research activities and are expected to author, scientific publications, technical and agency reports, or patient applications independently or in collaborations.
• Appointees are expected to write extramural proposals and to independently gain such support.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge in Adult Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine.
Knowledge in tissue engineering.
Knowledge in Orthopaedics

Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
• Ph.D., M.D. or other doctoral level degree.

Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
• At least ten years of relevant post-doctoral research experience.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/5/2020
Application Due: 12/2/2020
Work Type: Full Time