Neurological Surgery Open Positions
UCD School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery is recruiting a full time Assistant or Associate Professor, In Residence. Requirements include a Ph.D. or M.D. in biomedical engineering, biomechanics, orthopedics or a related field, with a research emphasis in intervertebral disc injury and degeneration, as well as disk replacement and regeneration of injured disks. The candidate should have broad experience in tissue regeneration and repair, including research using stem cells and trophic factors in in vivo and in vitro models of disk injury and replacement. The position will involve collaborative research with the Institute for Regenerative Cures, the UC Davis Stem Cell Program and the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Appointees in this series are expected to engage in independent research with extramural support, and participate in teaching activities in the classroom and/or laboratory. University service and the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment also required.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to: Robert F. Berman Ph.D., ATTN: Academic Personnel Manager, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3740, Sacramento, CA 95817. Please reference search # NS-01R-13 on all correspondence.
For full consideration, applications must be received by December 5, 2012. However, the position will remain open until filled through January 10, 2013.
The UCD is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff.