Post Doctoral Fellow - Orthopaedics

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: Orthopaedics: Admin
Location : Name
Executive Park-N Druid Hills
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable

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Job Description:

The laboratory of Hicham Drissi in the Department of Orthopaedics at Emory University is seeking an outstanding post-doctoral fellow to work on a NIH-funded project focused on intervertebral disc biology and disease.  Our laboratory has a strong track record in skeletal development, homeostasis and repair studies using genetic models, stem cells as well as cell and molecular biology techniques. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in cell and molecular biology or related fields. Individuals with a solid background in intervertebral disc biology and disease using molecular genetics will be given priority. Candidates should possess outstanding communication and organizational skills and have a strong publication record.  


  • Independently design and conduct experiments.
  • Comfort using both in-vitro and in-vivo model systems.
  • Be responsible for data collection, analyses, interpretation, and manuscript preparation.
  • Perform all required training and attend all mandatory lab and group meetings.
  • Develop new skills and participate in student, technician, and peer mentorship.
  • Participate in grant preparation.

Qualified candidates should provide an updated curriculum vitae, which lists three references. 

Position will remain open until filled.


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