There are two immediate openings for postdoctoral research fellows in the Polymeric Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Laboratory at the University of Michigan. The positions are in the following areas:

(1) Mesenchymal stem cells
(2) Cartilage/Disc regeneration
(3) Bone regeneration

The candidates must have a PhD or MD in a related field of biological sciences, orthopaedic research, or biomedical engineering. The research projects will focus on the biological aspects of regeneration, in collaboration with biomedical engineers and biomaterials scientists in the laboratory. Experience and publications in stem cell biology, tissue regeneration, histology, biochemistry and molecular biology are required. Experience in animal surgeries is a plus.

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter and a CV with publication list and 3-5 references and their contact information by March 10th (2012) to:

Dr. Peter X. Ma, Richard H Kingery Endowed Collegiate Professor
Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action employer.