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Director and Research Scientist, Pain Research - HSS/Weill Cornell Medicine

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)
New York, New York
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Director and Research Scientist, Pain Research

Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Management; Hospital for Special Surgery/Weill Cornell Medicine

The Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Management at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) https://www.hss.edu/anesthesiology-department.asp, jointly with the HSS Research Institute https://www.hss.edu/research.asp, is recruiting a full-time advanced degree (PhD, MD, MD/PhD) research scientist who will be responsible for leading and managing our Departmental Pain Research Program, with a clear-focus on opioid-related research. 

The successful candidate will provide scientific leadership, oversee, spearhead and shape pain-related research projects across the Department, take responsibility for pain management research program development, contribute to research leadership initiatives and serve as an academic collaborator and mentor within and outside HSS. 

The Hospital for Special Surgery is affiliated with and adjacent to Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) and embedded in a vibrant research environment encompassing Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Rockefeller University. Opportunities for collaboration include interactions with basic, translational and clinical researchers at affiliated institutions, the WCMC CTSC, and various quad-institutional research centers and supporting core facilities. 

The Director and Research Scientist, Pain Research, position is made possible by the Starr Foundation http://starrfoundation.org/the-starr-foundation-makes-3-million-gift-to-the-hospital-for-special-surgery/HSS https://www.hss.edu/is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the 10th consecutive year) and No. 3 in rheumatology by US News & World Report (2019-2020). 

A track record of achievement in pain research or related fields, as evidenced by high quality publications and sustained extramural funding, is required. A competitive start-up, benefit, and relocation package will be offered. Hospital for Special Surgery is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

Flexible interview options are available. Applications accepted until September 1, 2020.

Please address all inquiries to:

Christopher L. Wu, M.D., Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Director, Clinical Research, Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care & Pain Management, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine, wuch@hss.edu.

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Posted: 2020-06-09 Expires: 2020-07-09

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