Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Henry Ford Health System
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Bone & Joint Center

The Bone & Joint Center at Henry Ford Health System (Detroit, MI) has multiple post-doctoral research associate positions available in orthopaedic research. Successful applicants will have earned a PhD in biomedical engineering or a related field, with research interests in musculoskeletal biomechanics, biology, or tissue engineering. Successful applicants will join a multidisciplinary team of investigators examining various aspects of the musculoskeletal system and will be provided significant mentorship to develop an independent research program. Post-doctoral research associates who demonstrate high levels of productivity and initiative will be considered for a permanent assistant scientist position within the Bone & Joint Center.

The Bone & Joint Center has expertise and well-equipped facilities for research in motion analysis, biomechanics, musculoskeletal modeling, computational mechanics, 3D imaging, animal models, cell biology, histology, biochemistry and molecular biology. Scientists in the Bone & Joint Center have a strong history of collaboration with the Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Radiology, Public Health Science, Endocrinology, and Rheumatology at Henry Ford Health System. The Henry Ford Bone & Joint Center occupies approximately 15,000 sq ft in Wayne State University’s state-of-the-art Integrative Biosciences Center, which affords additional opportunity for collaboration with the Wayne State University community. Additional information can be found at www.henryfordboneandjointcenter.com.

Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated research potential and a strong record of productivity. Applicants should send their CV, a statement of long-term research goals, and the names and contact information of at least three references to the e-mail address below. Consideration of applicants will continue until the positions are filled.


Michael J. Bey, PhD
Henry Ford Health System
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Bone & Joint Center
Integrative Biosciences (IBio) Center
6135 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
bey@bjc.hfh.edu