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Lee, Sam
09-20-2001, 11:48 PM
Position Announcement -- Senior Technician


A Senior Research Technician is sought for the Biomechanics Laboratory at
the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. The successful candidate
will work with a team of Research Engineers and support our current research
projects by assisting in the conduct of experiments as well as assisting in
the management of our laboratory facilities.


1. Mechanical Testing: equipment scheduling; preparation of specimens
and equipment for testing; carrying out procedures assigned and supervised
by the Research Engineers to assist with testing; operating computer for
data collection.
2. Data Maintenance: reduction of the majority of raw data collected in
the lab to the appropriate numerical, analyzable form and orderly
maintenance of unreduced data. familiarity with word processing and
spreadsheet methods
3. Assist in the development of testing instrumentation.
4. Documentation of laboratory protocols and procedures.
5. Record Keeping: recording of cadaveric specimen info; x-ray
documentation of cadaveric specimens.
6. Maintenance of the Lab: clean, monitor and provide for a safe lab
environment; maintenance of all laboratory instruments in working order and
safe condition;. maintenance of inventory of supplies; perform routine
equipment maintenance and repairs under the supervision of the Research
7. Procurement and preparation of lab materials and equipment.
8. Provide assistance to part-time staff, students, clinicians and
researchers who utilize the laboratory space and equipment.


* Bachelor or Associates degree in mechanical, electrical or related
engineering field
* course work in experimentation and technical drawing preferred
* comfortable working with cadaveric specimens
* knowledge of personal computers
* ability to read and generate procedures and experimental protocols
* familiarity with mechanical lab equipment and data acquisition programs
* articulate with good organizational skills and ability to manage several
projects simultaneously
* attentive to detail.

To apply, please send resume to:

Samuel Lee, M.Sc.
Research Engineer
Hospital for Special Surgery
Department of Biomechanics & Biomaterials
New York, N.Y. 10021 U.S.A.
Tel: (212) 774-2382
Fax: (212) 774-2652

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