Endowed Chair in Musculoskeletal Research
Posting Department: Orthopaedic Surgery
Expire Date: 06/13/2019
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for a Full Professor position in the tenure track. Responsibilities include maintaining and expanding an independent, extramurally-funded research program in the McKay Laboratory for Orthopaedic Research, as well as collaborating with other research and clinical faculty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, across the Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders, and elsewhere in the Penn community. Applicants must have an M.D. or Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research and education. The candidate will be involved in teaching students, residents and research assistants.

We're seeking candidates for a newly established endowed professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery. The successful applicant will have established expertise and an international reputation in an identified area of musculoskeletal research such as (but not limited to) orthopaedic biomechanics at the organismal and/or tissue level, soft tissue bioengineering, developmental biology, musculoskeletal molecular and/or stem cell biology, wound repair and inflammation, or drug discovery and molecular biophysics as it applies to the musculoskeletal system.

Robert L. Mauck, Ph.D, Mary Black Ralston Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor of Bioengineering, and Director of the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory and Louis J. Soslowsky, Ph.D, Fairhill Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor of Bioengineering, Director of the Penn Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders and Associate Dean for Research Integration are the co-chairs of the search committee.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply for this position online at: https://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty_ad/index.php/g/d4674