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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow - Orthopaedics in Atlanta, Georgia

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Job Description:

The laboratory of Hicham Drissi in the Department of Orthopaedics at Emory University is seeking an outstanding post-doctoral fellow to work on a VA-funded project focused on cartilage biology and disease. Our laboratory has a strong track record in skeletal development, homeostasis and repair studies using genetic models, stem cells as well as cell and molecular biology techniques. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in cell and molecular biology or related fields. Individuals with a solid background in cartilage biology using pluripotent stem cells and/or molecular genetics will be given priority. Expertise in pain and functional outcomes is also highly desirable. Candidates should possess outstanding communication and organizational skills and have a strong publication record.


  • Independently design and conduct experiments.

  • Comfort using both in-vitro and in-vivo model systems.

  • Be responsible for data collection, analyses, interpretation, and manuscript preparation.

  • Perform all required training and attend all mandatory lab and group meetings.

  • Develop new skills and participate in student, technician, and peer mentorship.

  • Participate in grant preparation.

Qualified candidates should provide an updated curriculum vitae, which lists three references.

Position will remain open until filled.

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Job Number 56435

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Orthopaedics: Admin

Location : Name Executive Park-N Druid Hills

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable