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Jun-kyo Suh, Ph.d.
04-09-1998, 03:20 AM
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS



The Musculoskeletal Research Center of the Department of Orthopaedic
Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh is currently seeking candidates
for two tenure track, full-time faculty positions in Tissue
Engineering/Biochemistry and Shoulder Biomechanics at the
Assistant/Associate Professor level. Candidates will be expected to
merit secondary appointments in the School of Engineering.


(1) Candidates for the Tissue Engineering/Biochemistry position must have
a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, in an engineering or biological sciences
field. Scientific research background in growth factors and gene
transfer is preferred for the healing and regeneration of musculoskeletal
connective tissues, particularly ligaments, tendons and articular
cartilage.


(2) Candidates for the Shoulder Biomechanics position must have a Ph.D.
or equivalent degree in either biomedical, mechanical or other related
engineering disciplines. Engineering research background in one or more
of the following areas of specialization, joint kinematics,
characterization of soft tissue properties and computational modeling, is
preferred.


Successful applicants at the junior-level will be expected to pursue
independent research with extramural funding as well as collaborate with
existing faculty in the Musculoskeletal Research Center of the Department
of Orthopaedic Surgery. Senior-level candidates should have a track
record of original research as well as funding. It is also expected that
successful candidates will teach regularly scheduled courses as well as
supervise undergraduate and graduate students.


Qualified applicants should forward a comprehensive curriculum vitae and
three letters of recommendation to:


Savio L-Y. Woo, Ph.D.

Ferguson Professor and Director

Musculoskeletal Research Center

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

3471 Fifth Avenue

Liliann S. Kaufmann Building, Suite 1010

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

email: ddecenzo@uoi.upmc.edu



*The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is an equal opportunity
and affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to
apply.