Assistant/Associate Professor - Musculoskeletal Research

Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI

Job posting number: #7061179

Posted: October 8, 2019

Application Deadline: March 1, 2020

Job Description

The Brown Department of Orthopaedics is soliciting applications to fill a faculty position in musculoskeletal research, with appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will join an established, productive, and well-funded Department located on the campus of Rhode Island Hospital, the primary teaching affiliate of the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. We are interested in outstanding candidates who can enhance or expand the scope of our current research program, including bioengineering, molecular biology, nanomedicine, skeletal stem cell biology and cell signaling, cancer biology, cartilage, osteoarthritis, spine, and implant infection and diagnostics.

Research faculty in the Department are expected to establish and maintain nationally recognized independent research programs, as evidenced by consistent NIH or similar funding, and publication in high-impact journals. They are also expected to contribute to the educational mission of the department by mentoring residents, graduate students, medical students, and undergraduate students. Faculty are encouraged to collaborate with clinicians and scientists in the department, as well as with investigators in allied departments at Brown University and the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

The Brown Department of Orthopaedics is well funded, with over $6.9M in extramural support in 2018. The Laboratories occupy 17,500 ft2 of state-of-the-art laboratory space, with access to shared instrumentation and core facilities (bioengineering, imaging and molecular biology, proteomics). Joint appointments are available in related departments at Brown University, including the School of Engineering, Division of Biology and Medicine, and the School of Public Health. Investigators in the department have established collaborations with investigators in Bioengineering; Molecular and Cell Biology; Molecular, Pharmacology, Physiology, & Biotechnology; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Hematology and Oncology; Radiology; Emergency Medicine.

The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in cell and/or molecular biology, bioengineering, or similarly applicable discipline (i.e. PhD, MD, DVM) and, ideally, will have completed a post-doctoral fellowship in musculoskeletal research. Preference will be given to applicants who have established an NIH or similarly-funded research program, though applicants who demonstrate the likelihood of funding will also be considered. Successful candidates will receive a primary appointment in the Department of Orthopaedics, a competitive start-up package, and space in the Orthopaedic Research Laboratories. Secondary appointments are available in other departments at Brown University.

Inquiries should be addressed to Joseph J. (Trey) Crisco, Ph.D., Henry Frederick Lippitt Professor of Orthopaedic Research and Executive Director for Research (

To apply: Submit applications at: Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with complete bibliography, a 3-5 page research plan, and a list of three (3) references. All uploaded files must be in Adobe pdf format. A review of applications will begin in in September, 2019 and continue on a rolling basis until March 1st, 2020.

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Job posting number:#7061179
Application Deadline:2020-3-1
Employer Location:Rhode Island Hospital
Providence,Rhode Island
United States
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