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2 year post-doctoral position, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

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  • 2 year post-doctoral position, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York

    In April 2017, the HSS-Cornell jointly managed, NIH-sponsored Musculoskeletal T32 Training Program will have an opening for a fully funded 2-year postdoctoral fellowship.

    Applicants should have an interest in developing skills in orthopaedic-related research. Individuals supported by this grant must be US citizens or noncitizen nationals (permanent residents). Postdoctoral fellows must have an MD, DDS, DVM and/or PhD and have had no more than 1 year of postdoctoral support on another NIH institutional training grant or individual NIH fellowship award. Trainees are expected to be committed to full-time research training (40 hours/week). Trainees will also be expected to regularly participate in research and clinical seminars both at HSS and Cornell and to meet annually with the Steering Committee of the Program.

    The criteria for acceptance into the program include the following: academic credentials, strong interest in musculoskeletal research combined with a desire for a research career, and outstanding personal characteristics, including integrity, perseverance, and communications skills.

    If you are interested in this program, you must contact a PI at Hospital for Special Surgery , and they must agree to host you in their laboratory. As part of your application, you will need to outline your proposed research project that will be conducted under the guidance of that PI.

    A complete application must include the following: 1) a statement of career goals and interests, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) reprints of no more than three peer-reviewed manuscripts, and 4) two letters of recommendation from persons knowledgeable of the applicant’s academic performance and/or clinical skills, and 5) a letter from the proposed mentor describing their support of the applicant and their proposed project.
    These materials should be submitted to Dr. Suzanne Maher, Department of Biomechanics, Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021, or by e-mail: no later than February 17th, 2017.

    Postdoctoral stipend levels are set by the NIH each year and vary depending on the number of years of experience. The grant also provides trainee related supplies, tuition/fees, health insurance, and travel. Please visit the following website for more information:

    If you have questions about the Program please contact Dr. Suzanne Maher (