The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery within the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute invites applications to fill a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level for a research scientist.
Outstanding individuals working in skeletal cell biology and wanting to make a difference in the field of musculoskeletal research are encouraged to apply.
A Ph.D. or an M.D. degree is required. Candidates’ research should be aimed at addressing fundamental questions related to cellular, molecular or physiological mechanisms of the skeletal system.
We are particularly interested in individuals currently funded by the National Institutes of Health and whose research is focused on tendon or spine biology although other areas of musculoskeletal biology will be considered favorably.
The University of Connecticut School of Medicine has a highly interactive research environment with interdisciplinary graduate and medical science training programs.
The Musculoskeletal Institute offers a collegial environment and houses investigators working on various aspects of skeletal cell biology and biomechanics of bone. The individual selected will have the opportunity to interact/work with basic and physician scientists, including orthopaedic surgeons, a spine clinician scientist, osteoporosis specialists and rheumatologists. We intend to develop additional research endeavors in a comprehensive multidisciplinary spine center. Appropriate laboratory space and a start-up package will be offered.
Applicants should submit a letter, curriculum vitae and research plan as well as the names (with address and email address) of at least three references. Information should be submitted through this website.
UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.