Post Doctoral Associate (Orthopaedic Surgery) - 495995



Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Title: Post Doctoral Associate (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Department Org: Orthopedic - 110370

Employee Classification: P3 - Post Doctoral Assoc FT-HSC

Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt

Primary Location: Health Science Campus College

Shift: 1

Posted Salary: Commensurate with experience and education

Job Description:

A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the Bone Biology and Metabolism Laboratory in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Toledo Health Sciences Campus. This laboratory studies the role of bone in regulation of systemic energy metabolism and bone pathophysiology in metabolic diseases and aging. Research topics include the role of osteocytes in regulation of glucose, fatty acid and insulin metabolism in bone, effects of anti-diabetic therapies on bone, and animal models of fracture healing in diabetes. The laboratory is an internal part of the Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Research (CeDER). The CeDER comprises of investigators with the interest in the role of endocrine, skeletal, CNS, and renal systems in the pathology of diabetic disease. Excellent possibilities for collaboration with bioengineering researchers. Preferentially, a candidate has a background in bone biology and signaling, and experience in animal research.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Doctorate degree (PhD, MD, VMD, or DDS)
• Ability to work independently and as a team member
• Publication and grant writing skills
• Able to read, understand, and follow written instructions, and comprehend verbal
instructions given in English

Preferred Qualifications:

• Background in molecular/structural biology of bone
• Innovative regarding new experimental approaches

Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.
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