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University of Virginia, School of Medicine

Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery

The Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking a Laboratory Specialist to work in the laboratory of Dr. Patrick Cottler. The laboratory supports the research efforts of the current faculty and residents and engages in a variety of clinical, applied, and basic science projects in the areas of regenerative medicine, biomaterials, and wound healing. This position will be responsible for assisting in animal experiments, conducting cell and tissue culture, experimental molecular and genetic assays, conducting basic mechanical testing, assisting in maintaining lab inventory and ordering lab supplies, maintaining lab equipment, and assisting and some training of residents, medical students, and undergraduate students. Additionally, the incumbent will assist PI with manuscript and grant submissions as well as maintaining clinical databases.

A Bachelor's Degree in Biomedical Engineering, life sciences or a related field is required by date of hire. At least one year of experience working in a laboratory setting is required, and experience gained during college may be substituted for work experience. Require skills include, being familiar with animal surgery, cell culture, and have basic molecular and genetic assay and microscope skills and have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong problem solving skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Strong candidates are encouraged to apply to the posting at: or by searching for Posting Number: 0622516.

Direct Contact:

Patrick S. Cottler, Ph.D.
Director of Resident Research
Department of Plastic Surgery
University of Virginia
PO Box 800376
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0376

Posted 3/07/2018

Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Fellowship at Wake Forest University School of Medicine

The Wake Forest University School of Medicine is offering a one year Fellowship in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine starting after July 1, 2018. While organized in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, this is truly a multidisciplinary educational program offering rotations in Infectious Disease, Vascular Surgery, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Burn Care and General Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dermatology, Rehabilitation Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Geriatrics, Pain Management, Rheumatology as well as inpatient and outpatient wound care. Clinical and/or laboratory research is expected during the year working with the faculty of the Wound Care Center and associated specialties.

Competitive applicants must have an MD or DO degree and be board eligible or certified by the American Board of Medical Specialists. Training in either surgical or medical specialties is acceptable. Successful completion of the fellowship will prepare the trainee to be a Medical Director of a wound care center but is currently not an ACGME certified fellowship. Salary and appropriate fringe benefits are provided.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to:

Joseph A. Molnar, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Director, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine
Associate Director, Burn Center
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC 27012

Posted 2/21/2018