Date Posted: Sep 9, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
A postdoc/staff scientist position is available immediately in the laboratory of Xinping Zhang at the Center for Musculoskeletal Research in the University of Rochester. Under general guidance of the principle investigator, the candidate will participate in a newly funded RO1 research program that centers on cellular and molecular mechanisms that orchestrate osteogenesis and angiogenesis during repair and regeneration. The research program integrates bone tissue engineering, vascular biology, and skeletal biology with emphasis on blood vessel specification in regeneration. The postdoc/staff scientist will participate multiple research projects in the laboratory and will be responsible for designing and performing experiments, analyzing data, helping with manuscript and grant preparation, overseeing and training other lab personnel. Doctoral degree with major course work in the field of assignment and a minimum of 0-5 years of relevant postdoctoral training. He or she should demonstrate commitment to musculoskeletal research. Published experience with bone biology or skeletal tissue is preferred. Prior experience with transgenic mice and small animal surgery is a plus. Additionally, the job requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with faculty, postdoc and students of all levels.