View Full Version : Endowed Chair Professorship in Bone Biology, UC Davis,Dept. of Orthopaedics

12-13-2007, 03:59 AM

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking a full time
investigator with research experience in the mechanobiology of bone.

A senior PhD or MD investigator with extensive research experience in
bone is sought for the Doris Ellison Linn Chair in Bone Biology. A
broad knowledge of connective tissue biology is required. Experience
with experimentation at the whole animal or cellular level is necessary.
A national reputation in bone research is required. Candidate must
have extensive experience with grant preparation and must have
demonstrated long-term success at obtaining external funding from
government, corporate and foundation sources. A demonstrated history of
success in mentoring PhD students and/or junior investigators is highly

The candidate will be expected to 1) collaborate with other members of
the Ellison laboratory, 2) mentor students at the PhD and Masterís
level, 3) support the research mission of the Department of Orthopaedic
Surgery, 4) develop and write nationally competing grant submissions
(e.g., NIH submissions), 5) Collaborate with faculty from other
Departments in the University, 6) Support the mission of the Lawrence J
Ellison Musculoskeletal Research Center by developing a collaborative,
nationally funded musculoskeletal research program.

Send letter indicating interest, curriculum vitae, publications list,
and the names and addresses of five references to Paul Di Cesare,
Chair, Department of Orthopaedics, paul.dicesare@ucdm.ucdavis.edu.
For full considerations, applications must be received by January 31,
2008, however, the position will remain open until filled through
February 29, 2008.

The University of California and the Department of Orthopaedics is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong
institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its
faculty and staff.