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msilva55
05-09-2002, 07:38 AM
The Orthopaedic Research Laboratory of the Department of Orthopaedic
Surgery at
Washington University in St. Louis has an immediate opening for a
biomechanics
research engineer. This person will assist in the design and execution of
research projects
in orthopaedic biomechanical engineering, including ongoing experimental
studies of
tendon and cartilage. Candidates must have a Bachelor's or Master's degree
in Mechanical
or Biomedical Engineering. Desirable attributes for this position include:
experience in
mechanical testing using a materials testing system, knowledge of the
mechanical behavior
of soft biological tissues, experience in instrumentation and computerized
data acquisition,
and a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a research setting. The
Orthopaedic
Research Laboratory includes both biomechanics and molecular biology
laboratories, and
supports the multidisciplinary research efforts of engineers, clinicians
and biomedical scientists
in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and other departments at the
Washington University
School of Medicine. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated
individual to play an
integral role in a medical school-based laboratory while continuing to
develop your professional
skills.

Please apply by sending (electronically if possible) a cover letter, resume
and the names of three
references to:
Matthew J. Silva, Ph.D.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine
1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza, Suite 11300
St. Louis, MO 63110
silvam@msnotes.wustl.edu

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority
given to those who apply by
May 31st, 2002. Information about the department and university can be
found online at
http://207.49.166.29/ and http://www.wustl.edu/.

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