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kbell56
01-31-2005, 12:09 AM
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Opportunity in Intervertebral Disc Tissue
Engineering

An established interdisciplinary team of clinicians, basic scientists, and
bioengineers at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University
is seeking applicants for a 2-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in
Intervertebral Disc Tissue Engineering. This position is funded through an
NIH training grant and eligible trainee must be a citizen or non-citizen
national of the U.S. or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent
residence (i.e., in possession of a currently valid Alien Registration
Receipt Card I-551).

The desired qualifications include a PhD in bioengineering, molecular
biology, cell biology, or related fields, and an interest in one or more of
the following: viral and non-viral gene delivery techniques, nanotechnology,
cell mechanobiology, stem cell therapy, and pathways of degenerative
processes.

The successful candidate will work with the interdisciplinary team in
developing innovative intervertebral disc repair and regeneration
strategies.

Position available immediately. Applications received after February 28,
2005 cannot be guaranteed full consideration.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and
contact information for three references to:

James D. Kang, MD
Director, Ferguson Laboratory for Orthopaedic Research
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
200 Lothrop St., C-313 PUH
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

TEL: 412-648-1090
FAX: 412-648-8412
Email: duerringml@upmc.edu

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