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10-28-2010, 12:51 AM
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Washington University, Saint Louis

The Biomechanical Engineering Lab in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University in Saint Louis has an opening for a post-doctoral research associate in the field of skeletal mechanobiology. The associate will work on NIH-funded studies that utilize in vivo models (mouse, rat) aimed at determining how the skeleton responds to mechanical stimulation, with a focus on aging, anabolism and vascular-bone interactions. You will join a multidisciplinary orthopaedic research laboratory, part of the Center for Musculoskeletal Research (http://musculoskeletalcore.wustl.edu/ ). There are strong collaborations between our lab and basic science researchers working in bone biology (Drs. Civitelli, Long, Towler), developmental biology (Ornitz) and mouse genetics (Cheverud).

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in cell or molecular biology, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a closely related field. Preference will be given to applicants with a proven record in musculoskeletal research Experience working with transgenic/knockout mice and bone histology (IHC, ISH) is a plus. The associate appointment is for a period of at least two years.

Applicants should apply by sending a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references via email or post to:

Matthew Silva, Ph.D.
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza, Suite 11300
St. Louis, Missouri 63110 USA

The position is available immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries may be made by email. General information is available at http://orthoresearch.wustl.edu and http://medschool.wustl.edu.

(posted October 2010)

Matthew J. Silva, Ph.D.
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering
Washington University in Saint Louis


Mailing Address: 1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza, Suite 11300 West Pavillion, St. Louis, MO 63110

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