Emory University Orthopaedic Research Faculty - Assistant/Associate in Atlanta, Georgia


The Department of Orthopaedics at Emory University School of Medicine houses a vibrant and highly prolific research team within the basic, translational and clinical musculoskeletal research community.

We are expanding our research program portfolio through targeted recruitments of two research faculty to complement our musculoskeletal research program at Emory School of Medicine. These faculty positions will be at the Assistant/Associate professor level.

Specific areas of focus for these positions include systems biology, developmental biology (preferably spine, tendon) and stem cell biology.

Candidates for the Assistant Professor position(s) must have completed their doctorate degree and a highly productive post-doctoral fellowship. Priority will be given to those candidates with established national prominence and scientific leadership in one or more of the above specific areas and with secured extra-mural funding.

Candidates for the Associate Professor level position should lead a robust extra-murally funded program in one or more of the above focus areas. Successful candidates will be expected to sustain a highly prolific program in musculoskeletal research and interact with our collaborative team of researchers at Emory University.

Successful candidates will be provided competitive start-up funds and laboratory space with a primary appointment in the Department of Orthopaedics and a secondary appointment in an appropriate basic science department within Emory University School of Medicine. They will be encouraged to collaborate with our multidisciplinary community of musculoskeletal researchers and develop translational collaborations with clinician scientists in the Department of Orthopaedics.

Emory University provides state of the art core facilities as well as established collaborative programs with Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia and other partners and institutions.

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Additional Details

Applications should apply online and include a cover letter, research statement, up-to-date curriculum vitae and complete information for three references. Additional questions should be emailed under the subject header "Ortho Faculty Search" Ms. Mary Schoenwetter:

Doctorate degree and highly productive post-doctoral fellowship; senior level appointment would require robust externally funded program in one or more of the focus areas. A PhD and two-year post-doctoral fellowship at an accredited institution will be required qualifications for this position.

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Job Number 15786

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Orthopaedics: Admin

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with animals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

Required Documents Cover letter, List of References, Research Statement

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