Duke University, Orthopaedic Surgery

4272 17507
Position ID:Duke-OrthopaedicSurgery-PROF [#17507]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27710, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Orthopedics/Musculoskeletal Research
Regenerative Biology
Cellular and Molecular Biology / Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
Appl Deadline:2021/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/09)
Position Description:   URMs apply  


Duke University’s Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Cell Biology invite applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of musculoskeletal cell biology. The ideal candidate will have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD and significant postdoctoral or faculty experience. They should have a record of outstanding scientific accomplishments and a well-developed research plan in a key research discipline such as: bone biology and osteoporosis, skeletal stem cell biology, skeletal regeneration, cartilage biology and arthritis, muscle/tendon biology and regeneration, or musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorder research. An appointment at any academic level is available depending on the expertise and track record of the candidate. The successful candidate will complement and enhance our substantial existing strengths in cell biology, orthopaedics, sarcoma, bioengineering, developmental biology, and musculoskeletal research utilizing a combination of in vivo and in vitro models. New faculty will receive a generous startup package and laboratory space. We expect the successful candidate to initiate and maintain an original, competitive, and independently funded research program. Interested candidates should submit application materials including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of accomplishments and future research goals (two-page limit), a diversity statement, electronic reprints of up to three recent articles, and arrange to have up to three letters of reference provided.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and should be submitted by January 31, 2021, however later applications will be considered until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be held virtually.


Materials should be addressed to: Matthew J. Hilton, PhD Search Committee Chair Associate Chair for Research, Basic/Translational Sciences Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Duke University School of Medicine

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Further Info:
Matthew J. Hilton, PhD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Cell Biology
Associate Chair for Research, Basic Translational Sciences
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University School of Medicine
DUMC 91009
450 Research Drive, LSRC B3

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