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mconditt99
01-25-2001, 02:29 AM
Lab Director Position Open, Houston, Texas

The Institute of Orthopedic Research and Education in Houston, Texas has an
immediate opening for a lab director to manage an orthopedic research lab
dedicated to the design and evaluation of total hip replacement (THR)
systems. Areas of focus include simulation of prosthetic function during
functional activities in a cadaveric model, fixation of designed components
into their host bones and quantitative analysis of surgical procedures.
Experimental studies are conducted in conjunction with dynamic computer
simulation, finite element analysis and visualization of joint motion before
and after THR. The successful applicant will report to Philip C. Noble,
PhD, the Director of Research.

Specific duties include:
1) Apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in
broad areas of assignments and related fields.
2) Plan, develop, and coordinate complex research projects.
3) Interact with external organizations, individuals and commercial
organizations in raising research funding.
4) Collaborate with engineers, staff, residents, fellows and faculty in
performing research studies.
5) Publish manuscripts.

Qualifications:
Suitable applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, preferably in
Engineering or Biomechanics.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Qualified
applicants should send a cover letter, and resume or cv to the attention of:
Michael Conditt, PhD
mconditt@bcm.tmc.edu
fax: 713-986-7571

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