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  • Director, Orthopaedic Research Center - Cleveland Clinic - Cleveland, Ohio

    The Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery within the Lerner Research Institute and Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute of the Cleveland Clinic are recruiting for a leadership level research position as Director of the Orthopaedic Research Center in any area of musculoskeletal bioengineering, imaging or biology.

    The Cleveland Clinic is consistently rated as one of the top 5 hospitals in the country, and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is ranked 3rd nationally by the U.S. News and World Report. Over 65 surgeons, 18 non-operative physicians and 72 physical therapists make up this large and clinically diverse department. The Department of Biomedical Engineering is the largest of eleven highly interactive departments in the Lerner Research Institute, and is the leading department in innovation and translation of its technologies into the clinical arena. The Director of the Orthopaedic Research Center will have the exciting opportunity to facilitate and build upon the existing multidisciplinary research and teaching programs in orthopaedic science that exist within and across these two vibrant departments.

    We are seeking a full time research and leadership commitment from individuals holding an MD and/or PhD degrees. Recruitment resources and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and scope of responsibilities. Academic title will be at the Associate or Full Professor level in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, with joint appointment in the Lerner Research Institute and Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track-record in securing peer-reviewed federal funding as Principal Investigator. She/he will be expected to build a center of excellence, internationally recognized for its strong basic and translational research and academic reputation.

    A substantial recruitment package is offered, comprising:
    1. An endowed chair
    2. Generous start-up funding
    3. Executive level administrative support
    4. Executive office and conference room located within Lerner Research Institute
    5. Three additional recruitments for faculty level positions

    Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to both:

    Richard D. Parker, MD D. Geoffrey Vince, Ph.D.
    Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Chairman, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Orthopaedic Rheumatologic Institute Lerner Research Institute
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    9500 Euclid Avenue 9500 Euclid Avenue
    Desk A-41 Desk ND-20
    Cleveland, Ohio 44195 Cleveland, Ohio 44195

    Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute:
    Lerner Research Institute:
    Department of Biomedical Engineering: