Post Doctoral Fellow - Dahia Lab

Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/10/2020 2:52 PM)
Job ID
Research & Academia - All Openings
Emp Status
Regular Full-Time
Hours per Week


How you move is why we’re here. ®
Now more than ever.

Get back to what you need and love to do.

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Now more than ever, our guiding principles are helping us in our search for exceptional talent - candidates who align with our unique workplace culture and who want to maximize

 the abundant opportunities for growth and success.


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HSS is consistently among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. As a recipient of the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the distinguished designation. Whether you are early in your career or an expert in your field, you will find HSS an innovative, supportive and inclusive environment.

Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterprise.


Post-Doctoral Fellow 

Dr. Chitra Dahia


As the world’s premier orthopaedic hospital, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) offers state-of-art technology and a highly collaborative environment for basic and clinical scientists to conduct outstanding translational research. In addition, HSS’s proximity to a high density of biomedical excellence is also created by its neighbors like Rockefeller University, Sloan Kettering Institute, and Weill Cornell Medical College.


A Post-Doctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Chitra Dahia, to study the role of developmental pathways including Shh signaling, and their downstream targets in the formation and maintenance of postnatal intervertebral disc, determine the changes that are associated with aging and/ or degeneration, and analyze their potential for disc regeneration. The long-term goal of the research program is to identify potential biological approaches for therapy of the disc and in treatment of disc related disorders like lower back pain.


Candidate having a recent Ph.D. degree in Developmental Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology or Biochemistry will be desirable. Expertise in mouse genetics, microscopy, gold-stand techniques of cell and molecular biology, computational biology and writing skills is required. The candidate must have over two peer-reviewed publications including at least one as the first-author.





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