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Job Title: Orthopaedic Research Fellow
Job Number: 310959DP
Organization: Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital
Posted: 6/6/2019
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Houston,  TX    USA
Position Description: The Department of Orthopedic Surgery & Scoliosis at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), has designated research fellowships to offer US trained MD/DO/PhD a 12- month fellowship in pediatric orthopedic research to begin in July 2019. The fellowship program is an opportunity to work side-by-side with TCH pediatric orthopedic surgeons, physicians and researchers. Fellows will expand their knowledge and exposure to the field of pediatric orthopedics and become involved in high- quality clinical and/or basic science research projects. The research fellow is guided through the research process from the development of a hypothesis to data collection, manuscript writing, and presentation at national and international orthopedic conferences. The fellow has the opportunity to work independently on projects of special interest to him/her or on one of the current institutionally approved studies and is encouraged to interact and collaborate with the department’s diversified faculty (each with his/her own area of special interest and expertise). Topics of focus include but are not limited to spine disorders, sports injuries, cerebral palsy, musculoskeletal tumors, foot/ankle disorders, hip disorders, limb deficiency, and thoracic insufficiency.

The candidate must: -Demonstrate computer literacy in a MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access plus internet use. -Demonstrate ability to work independently with strong attention to detail. -Demonstrate ability to handle multiple projects and meet timelines in a dynamic workplace environment. -Demonstrate the ability to write English fluently. -Demonstrate excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills, as interaction all levels of staff and research subjects is required.

Qualifications: Education: -Must have graduated from medical school (M.D.) and interested in matching into an orthopedic surgery residency program in the U.S.; or

-Must be enrolled in medical school (M.D. or D.O.) program and interested in matching into an orthopedic surgery residency program in the U.S.; or

-Must have earned a PhD interested in pediatric orthopedic research.

Other: -Research experience or demonstration of research interest is required.

-Successfully complete clinical and/or basic research projects during the 12-month period and submit for peer reviewed presentation and/or publication.

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Closing Date: 9/6/2019
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Contact Name: Department of Orthopaedic & Scoliosis Surgery,  Orthopaedic Research Fellow
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How to Apply: Job ID: 310959DP

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