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12-13-2007, 06:06 AM
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN RESIDENCE
DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of
California, Davis is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor in
Residence position. The candidate will hold a twelve-month appointment
in the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. A PhD in
Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering or other doctoral degree with
appropriate experience is required.

The candidate must have experience in mechanical testing, with a
background in orthopaedic biomechanics preferred. Experience with
application for competitive research funding is desired. Experience with
cell and tissue biological techniques is highly desirable. The candidate
will work with clinical faculty from the Department about 20% time to
assist with clinical research projects. The remainder of the position
will be to develop an independent academic research program.
Collaboration with members of the remainder of the University including
the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Veterinary Medicine,
Department of Engineering and others are expected.

The School of Medicine, University of California, Davis is a leading
biological and medical research institution. The University of
California, Davis is one of ten institutions in the University of
California. The School of Medicine is located in Sacramento, the capital
of California and is 20 miles east of Davis where the main University
campus is located. Sacramento is a beautiful community with a population
of 460,000 with about 2 million residents living in the six county
regions surrounding the city. The Sacramento living environment is
outstanding, with ocean and mountains within short drives of the
University—San Francisco is 87 miles to the west and Yosemite Valley 130
miles to the south. As a doctoral degree granting institution, the
University offers many programs. A general description of the University
is available through http://ucdavis.edu and of the School of Medicine at
http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application (including
research interests, external funding success, teaching experience and
research plan), curriculum vitae, names and contact information
(including e-mail addresses) for five references. The application should
explain in detail how the applicant meets the qualifications of this
announcement.

Applications should be mailed to:
David Fyhrie, Ph.D., Director, David Linn Chair
Orthopaedic Research Labs
4635 Second Avenue, Room 2000
Sacramento, CA 95817

or emailed to assistant.professor@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer.