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08-02-2000, 08:02 AM
POSITION AVAILABLE: ORTHOPAEDIC BIOMECHANICS RESEARCH ENGINEER


The Orthopaedic Bioengineering Laboratory of the Department of
Orthopaedics, Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence,
Rhode Island has an immediate opening for a research engineer with
either a bachelors or masters degree in engineering, computer
science, or related field. The Bioengineering Laboratory is a
research and educational facility. The Lab's research areas include
skeletal joint mechanics, most notably using novel in vivo CT-based
technology, ligament mechanics, and musculoskeletal injury and
repair. Orthopaedic residents, medical students, and
undergraduate/graduate engineers are the lab's major educational
focus. The Lab also provides scientific support for orthopaedic and
sport product design, development, and standardization.

The successful candidate will participate in various aspects of
orthopaedic research projects, primarily protocol design, data
collection, and data analysis, and will help manage laboratory
materials and resources, especially the computer software and
network. Participation in orthopaedic and sport product testing is
also available based upon the candidate's interest.

Proficient computer skills are required and should include:
Platforms/Networking:(one or more) Windows, Windows NT,
Macintosh, Unix/IRIX.
Programming:(one or more) C and C++, Matlab, Labview

Candidates should also have some experience with:
Mechanical testing: Fixture design & development, Instron biaxial
tester, Digital data acquisition, Anatomic specimen preparation.
Medical Image Analysis: CT/MRI image processing (Analyze AVW)

Providence, Rhode Island is a small city near the ocean and close to
Boston, New York and the mountains of New England. Rhode Island
Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer.

Interested persons can request further information from Dr. Crisco by
email or phone (401-444-4231).

Apply by sending a letter, resume and the names of three references to:

J.J. Crisco, Ph.D.
Division of Orthopaedic Research, SWP-3
Department of Orthopaedics
Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

__________________________________________________ _____________________
J.J. "Trey" Crisco, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Division of Engineering,
Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University
Research Director, National Operating Committee on Standards for
Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE)

Mailing address:
Orthopaedic Research, SWP-3
Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
Voice: 401-444-4231
Fax: 401-444-4559
Email: joseph_crisco@brown.edu
__________________________________________________ _____________________

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