The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow to join the Orthopaedic Research Division. The main objective of the impending research project is to mechanically grow functional cartilage. The individual is expected to conduct research using cell culture and histological, biochemical, mechanical techniques, and in vivo animal experiments. Duties will include designing experiments and conducting independent research in tissue regeneration of musculoskeletal soft tissues, preparing study results for publication, and supervising/training graduate and undergraduate students in proper laboratory research techniques and record-keeping.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in biomedical, mechanical or chemical engineering, biomedical sciences, cell biology, or a related field, and should have a background in cartilage research with hands-on experience in cell culture or biology. Excellent verbal and writing skills in English are required. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.
Applicants will need to send their curriculum vitae, cover letter with a brief description of relevant experience, and names of at least three references to Dr. Vaida Glatt (firstname.lastname@example.org). All postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.