Position # ___OR-02R-08_________

Assistant Professor in Residence/Regular
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of
California, Davis is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor in
Residence/Regular position. This is a 50/50 appointment in the In
Residence series and Regular series at the Assistant Professor level. 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.

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

Applications should be sent to: David Fyhrie, Ph.D., Director,
Orthopaedic Research Labs, 4635 Second Avenue, Room 2000, Sacramento, CA
95817 and emailed to orthojobs@ucdavis.edu

Open until filled, but not later than April 30, 2009.

The University of California, Davis, 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.