Job Opportunity: Hand Research Fellow

Research Fellow – Hand Division – Department of Orthopedic Surgery 

Location: NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital/NYU Tisch Hospital; New York, New York


  • Medical student or recent graduate
  • Sub-intership or other direct experience in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong writing, communication, and analytical skills (statistics experience is a plus)
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility and dedication required


  • Working in an internationally recognized orthopaedic department
    Co-authorship on articles published in peer-review journals
    Attending orthopaedic conferences and case presentations
    Continued development of rigorous research methods and critical reasoning
    Observing patient evaluations in office/clinic
    Observing orthopaedic surgery cases in the OR
    Unparalleled exposure to cutting-edge clinical and laboratory-based research, patient care, diagnostic imaging


  • Overseeing research projects from study design to publication
    Developing and leading new research protocols, including laboratory-based and clinical outcomes research
    Collaborating with orthopaedic residents, fellows and attendings on research projects
    Collecting data on research subjects via review of patient charts, imaging, etc. and maintenance of databases
    Preparing research protocols/applications (IRB, IACUC, HIPAA, etc)
    Preparing grant proposals
    Identifying, consenting, and acting as a resource for study participants
    Assisting with lab work, including cadaver dissections
    Data analysis and the writing or editing of abstracts and manuscript
    Creating presentations for orthopaedic conferences
    Preparation of textbook chapters

Start date: September 1, 2018. This is a full-time position. A minimum one-year commitment is required. Two-year commitment can be discussed.

Interested candidates should email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a cover letter, CV (include USMLE scores), 2 letters of recommendations. Deadline for Applications: Friday, August 24th 2018.

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