POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE I (HAND AND WRIST RESEARCH)
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University of Arizona Health Sciences, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA
A postdoctoral position is available in the Hand Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Arizona. The projects will involve investigating the biomechanics of the hand/wrist with clinical applications to carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis. The laboratory is equipped with cutting edge bioengineering technology such as motion analysis, ultrasound imaging, computer tomography, electromyography, robotics, and computational platform. For more information about the Hand Research Laboratory, please visit www.handlab.org.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
- Work in a complementary manner with the research group to further research programs focused on hand and wrist.
- Contribute to the development of grant proposals.
- Participate in research, educational, and mentoring activities for graduate, medical, and undergraduate students.
- Carry out share of laboratory duties.
- PhD in musculoskeletal field demonstrating creative and independent research.
- Background in biomechanics, biomedical engineering, orthopaedics, rehabilitation, or closely related field.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
Full Time/Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week
Yes - Full Benefits
salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)
Type of criminal background check required:
Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Target Hire Date
Expected End Date
Contact Information for Candidates
Zong-Ming Li, PhD, email@example.com
Documents Needed to Apply
Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Three Additional Documents
Special Instructions to Applicant
Along with submitting your Cover letter, and Curriculum Vitae, please submit a Research Statement, names and contact information of three references, and two sample publications.
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