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College of Medicine at the Pennsylvania State University
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery
Hershey, Pennsylvania

Assistant or Associate Professor
Rank of research tenure-track appointment

The Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Acute Care and Critical Care Surgery, in the College of Medicine at the Pennsylvania State University in Hershey, Pennsylvania, seeks candidates for a research tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful applicant will have experience in the field of basic/translational research related to critical illness and/or trauma, with expertise in innovative methods and data science related to the study of studying inflammation, immune function, shock, or hypoxia. A joint appointment will be included for this position with the Department of Cellular & Molecular Physiology. 
The candidate will be expected to conduct independent and collaborative research and to participate in graduate-level teaching in an academic surgery department with an expanding research base and exciting opportunities for research and training of residents in surgery. The candidate will be expected to collaborate with physician-researchers as well as to develop an independent research program.  Requirements for the position include doctoral and post-doctoral training in a related area, an academic record of peer-reviewed publications in which they are a primary/senior author, and evidence of participation in relevant academic or professional meetings.  Preference will be given to a track record of extramural funding from federal agencies, commensurate to the stage of a candidate's professional development.  
Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and credentials; startup funds are available for the development of an independent career. The College of Medicine has excellent Core facilities, and a highly collaborative group of surgeons and scientists.
Candidates should submit a letter of application including statement of current and future research experience and interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The Penn State College of Medicine is an EOE. Minorities/Women, Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Applications must be submitted online through  For questions regarding the position, contact Heidi Payne, Assoc Director of Research & Finance, Department of Surgery.



The University of California Davis, Department of Surgery
Division of Burn Surgery
Sacramento, California

with Special Focus on Burn Reconstructive Surgery

The Department of Surgery, Division of Burn Surgery, at the University of California, Davis seeks to recruit a full-time, academic burn surgeon, with a special focus on burn reconstructive surgery.  Applicant must be a graduate of an ACGME accredited burn surgery residency.  The academic title will be at the assistant professor rank within the Health Sciences or Clinical X series depending on qualifications.
The candidate should have a strong interest and expertise in burn and burn reconstructive surgery, burn rehabilitation, microsurgical techniques, hand reconstruction, acute wound coverage, scar management, nutrition and metabolic management.  Dependent on the chosen academic series, the individual will be expected to develop a research focus in burn reconstructive surgery, or equivalent academic endeavor.
The candidate must have a M.D. degree, have completed a burn surgery residency and fellowship program; must be board certified or board eligible in general surgery or plastic surgery; and have a current California Medical License by the appointment start date. The selected individual will be expected to participate in clinical care, program development, teaching, research, and university service. This individual will have experience with developing a research focus in Health Services / Outcomes Research, Clinical Research, Translational Research or equivalent academic endeavor.  The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment. Salary and level of appointment will be based upon experience and qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications:
The candidate ideally will have demonstrated clinical teaching and basic science research skills, with potential to write grants and build strong local and international community relationships.
Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: by uploading a letter of interest outlining clinical, educational and research experience;  curriculum vitae with bibliography, statement of contribution to diversity and the names and contact info of at least three professional references.
For more information, please contact the search committee chair, David Greenhalgh, M.D., FACS, FCCM at:
For full consideration, applications must be received by                      March 1, 2017    
The position will remain open until filled through                                    June 30, 2017
The Division of Burn Surgery at the UC Davis Medical Center is a nationally recognized program that offers the top level of care for patients with burn injuries. We provide comprehensive services for the medical, surgical, and reconstructive treatment of patients with burn injuries and burn related diseases.  The Division of Burn Surgery educates trainees as part of its integrated burn residency and fellowship programs.
“The University of California, Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.”

Posted 3/2/2017


University of Nebraska Medical Center, General Surgery
is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate with a MD or equivalent.

This position involves the use of small and large animal models, and will involve blood draws for diagnostic testing, surgical procedures for treatment and to examine organs and tissues for viability, comparison of perioperative and postoperative absorption of oxygen, and postmortem histological and biomolecular analysis of tissues.  This position will perform research in the areas of acute respiratory distress syndrome.  He/she will assist in the preparation of abstracts, publications, and the dissemination of the research, as well as collection and management of data.

Applications may be accepted at from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Posted 8/11/2016



Faculty Position
Associate Professor


Division of Critical Care Medicine
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati

The Division of Critical Care Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is recruiting a research investigator. Areas of research focus within the Division of Critical Care Medicine include sepsis and infectious diseases, trauma, immunology, inflammation and aging. Candidates with active research programs in basic and translational science in these areas are particularly encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate must have earned doctorate in an appropriate biomedical discipline and qualifications commensurate with the faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor. Records of scholarly activity and extramural funding in a research environment are required.
Interested individuals should submit an application through the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center website at
(ID 81824).
Interested individuals should also send curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation to:
Basilia Zingarelli, MD, PhD
Professor and Director of Basic Science Research
Division of Critical Care Medicine
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
Tel.: 513 636 8704; Fax: 513 636 4892
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Updated 11/30/15


Postdoctoral Research at USF in Tampa Bay

Postdoctoral positions are available in the Department of Molecular Physiology & Pharmacology to study the molecular mechanisms of vascular permeability and leukocyte-endothelial cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions in inflammation. Current experimental approaches used in the lab include animal and cell models of inflammation, intravital microscopic analyses of microcirculation, fluorescence microscopic imaging, and state-of-the-art cellular and molecular biology techniques. Require doctoral degree in related areas. Experience with vascular biology, blood/circulation research, animal surgery, or microscopic imaging is preferred. Send CV and contact information of three references to:
Sarah Yuan, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Dept of Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd., MDC 8
Tampa, FL 33612
Posted 11/6/15


Post- Doctoral Scholar Position

An opportunity is available in the laboratory of Dr. Timothy Billiar for a motivated individual with a recent PhD and/or MD for a post-doctoral scholar position in the Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. This position is part of NIH-funded study investigating innate immune mechanisms leading to activation of inflammation following trauma. The Billiar lab applies cutting-edge research tools in basic and translational science and provides an opportunity to interact with internationally respected scientists.  The selected candidate should have experience with animal research and contemporary molecular, immunological and cellular techniques.


  • Eligibility for NIH Training Grant Support: US citizen or green card holder and 2 year minimum commitment.
  • PhD and/or MD in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology or related field.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and be interested in working with individuals from many different backgrounds including clinicians and basic scientists
  • Fluent spoken and written English skills
  • Please submit your CV, a cover letter stating how our program complements your research interests and experience, and the contact details of three references to Debra Williams (


Postdoctoral Position/Research Associate

 A postdoctoral position is available within the laboratory of Dr. Matthias Majetschak in the Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute, Loyola University Chicago (in the near west suburbs of Chicago). Current research projects within the laboratory are focused on the role of chemokine receptors in the pathophysiology of shock and acute lung injury.

A successful candidate must possess a M.D. or Ph.D. in cell or molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology or biochemistry, have experience working with rodent models of disease, experimental methodologies relating to molecular pharmacology and biology, and be fluent in written and spoken English. Experience with shock and/or lung injury models is desirable. Salary will be commensurate with experience based on the NIH pay lines. Loyola University offers a generous package of health care and lifestyle benefits.

The position is available September 2015. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. To apply, send an email to The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references.

Contact information: Dr. Matthias Majetschak, Associate Professor, Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute, Departments of Surgery and Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153





Postdoctoral positions are immediately available in the Harvard Trauma Inflammation Training Program under the direction of Dr. W.G. Junger. Areas of research are centered on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of inflammation, immune dysfunction, cell-cell communication, mitochondrial function, and calcium and purinergic signaling in response to trauma, infection, and sepsis.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in immunology or other biomedical sciences or an M.D. or equivalent degree. A strong record of productivity and interest in immunology and cell biology or in trauma surgery and intensive care medicine are desirable.  Applicants should send a C.V., a Letter of Interest, and the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Wolfgang Junger (via e-mail ). Starting date is in July, 2015.

This position is funded through the NIH and is restricted to applicants who are permanent US residents or US citizens. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

Contact information: Wolfgang G. Junger, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Feldberg Building, Room 870

Boston, MA 02215, USA;





The Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center Trauma and Burn Division is pleased to announce a two-­‐year institutional NIH, NRSA-­‐funded postdoctoral fellowship in translational and applied laboratory research. The goal of this program is to provide scientist-­‐ in-­‐training with mentorship and practical experience with research methods related to the biology of trauma, sepsis and burns and to prepare them for a career in academic surgery.  The fellow will participate in ongoing research in the laboratories of senior NIH-­‐funded faculty and develop the expertise necessary to become an independent investigator.

 Prerequisites include:

1. Completion of a MD or PhD program
2. Must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residence.
3. Have an academic interest that is related to the physiologic, cellular, or molecular response to injury, sepsis or surgical stress.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, individual with disabilities and veterans. In accordance with the goals of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, our Training Program is committed to increasing the number of under-­‐represented minority and disadvantaged persons entering the program and pursuing a career in the biomedical sciences.

 To apply, send Curriculum Vitae, goal statement of research interests and three letters of recommendation to: Grant O’Keefe, MD, Professor of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359796, Seattle, WA 98104.  
Ph.206-­‐744-­‐8016, email:







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