The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the University of Minnesota.

A full-time post-doctoral associte position at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (UMN) within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery is available.   The position is for an NIH funded project led by Elizabeth W. Bradley studying the functions of chromatin modifiers in skeletal lineage cells. 

The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Healthcare and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
Student loan forgivenes opportunities
Opportunities for growth and promotion
Employee Assistance Program


Individuals with a recent Ph.D. and a background in cellular and/or molecular biology, immunology or biomedical engineering encouraged to apply.

Previous experience with any of the following is desirable: epigenetics, genomics/bioinformatics, micro-computed tomography, flow cytometry or small animal surgeries.

Although a Ph.D. degree is preferred, consideration will be given to those with other doctoral degrees with related experience.

Qualified individuals will demonstrate the potential for research as evidenced by their training and peer-reviewed publications and should become competitive for national research grants.

This position is appropriate for individuals who have completed no more than one prior postdoctoral fellowship, at UMN or elsewhere.

Preference will be given to individuals who meet the requirements of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery T32 training grant.

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