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Kwak,s Daniel (exchange)
05-17-2000, 05:57 AM
The Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory at Harvard Medical School has an
immediate opening for either an Instructor or a Post-doctoral fellow
depending on the experience and qualifications of the candidate.

Responsibilities: The candidate will be part a dynamic group of medical
doctors, research engineers, and students in orthopedic biomechanics
research. He or she will participate in ongoing cartilage and bone research
in the laboratory. The candidate must also pursue independent research in
biomechanics. He or she will teach orthopedic residents and medical
students. Collaboration is expected with colleagues within the laboratory
and the medical school.

Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in biomechanics,
bioengineering, or mechanical engineering and demonstrate evidence of
scholarly accomplishments. Prior research experience in cartilage mechanics
is required. Good oral and written communication skills are essential, and
strong background in computer programming is also beneficial.

Salary: The salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with
experience. This position includes a full compensation and benefits package.


Application Process: Send letter of application, statement of research
interests, curriculum vitae, two relevant publications. Also arrange to have
three letters of reference sent to:
Brian D. Snyder, MD/Ph.D.
c/o Paula Cohen
Orthopedic Biomechanics Lab
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Ave., RN115
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: (617)667-2940
Fax: (617)667-7175
Email: pcohen@caregroup.harvard.edu
Web: http://rncc.bidmc.harvard.edu/labs/obl/index.html

General Information: The Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory (OBL) is a
multi-disciplinary research facility involved in basic and applied research
in musculoskeletal biomechanics. The OBL has a commitment to perform
professional investigations in the basic and applied research of
musculoskeletal biomechanics, while maintaining the respect and compassion
for all human and animal life. As a part of this overall mission, the
laboratory provides training to students and fellows, who will become the
professional researchers and health care professionals of the future.

The Laboratory occupies 12,000 square feet on the first floor of Research
North, providing 6,000 square feet of research laboratory space and 4,500
square feet of office space, with the remaining as common areas. Major
facilities within the OBL include: biodynamics, micro-CT,
biomaterials/biochemistry, bone densitometry, mechanical testing, sports
medicine, and joint kinemtaics.

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