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Job Type: Fellowship
Job Title: Plastic Surgery Research Fellow
Date Available: Immediate (11/2021)
Institution: UMass Chan Medical School
Location: Worcester, MA
Description: Our team is seeking applications from a highly motivated individual interested in conducting Plastic Surgery research and becoming a future leader surgeon-scientist.

Our research embraces all aspects of Plastic Surgery, ranging from tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, to medical devices, surgical education, surgical quality improvement, and global plastic surgery.
We are committed to provide opportunities to candidates to both advance their education and career, and to produce high-quality scholarly work. This is a funded position.

Although we will consider all applications, preference will be given to the following candidates:
  • 6+ months commitment
  • Start date before December 2021
  • M.D. and/or Ph.D.
  • Experience working with animals (rodents, possibly swine)
  • Experience in wet lab techniques (histological and molecular analysis)
  • Experience in biomedical engineering and/or with the design of medical devices
  • Ability to independently manage multiple projects
  • Good knowledge of biostatistics
  • English proficiency, excellent verbal and written communication skills

    International candidates meeting the US Department of State requirements for a J-1 Visa (Research Scholar) can apply.
  • Contact: Interested applicants should submit by e-mail a one-page statement describing their goals and their interest in this position, an updated CV (including publications), and one letter of recommendation to:

    Giorgio Giatsidis, M.D., Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Surgery & Lead Surgeon Scientist
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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