USAISR is the Nation’s premiere Tri-Service research organization, providing combat casualty care medical solutions and products for wounded warriors, from self-aid through definitive care across the full spectrum of military operations; providing state-of-the-art trauma, burn, and critical care to Department of Defense beneficiaries and civilians.
A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Dental & Craniofacial Trauma Research and Tissue Regeneration Section, for a highly motivated scientist interested in regenerative medicine. The successful candidate will be embedded in a dynamic, resource rich lab with more than ten active animal protocols and numerous in vitro investigations. We are dedicated to developing novel strategies to minimize scarring, reconstruct damaged skin and regenerate new skin after burn and trauma. The project will involve large animal surgery as well as bench-top and in vitro work. The ideal post-doctoral fellow will have an excellent background in basic science outstanding communication and writing skills, strong passion and commitment to science and the ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team.
• PhD degree in a related discipline within the last 3 years
• Proven ability to independently design and execute experiments and interpret results
• Proven record of publications
• Working knowledge of quantitative analysis of protein and gene expression
• Experience with in vivo models (porcine or other large animal preferred)
• Research experience in tissue regeneration, angiogenesis, fibrosis
Applicants should e-mail their interest and a copy of curriculum vitae to Rodney Chan, M.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinical Division and Burn Center, US Army Institute of Surgical Research San Antonio Military Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, TX