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05-27-2002, 07:53 PM
POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY
TAINAN, TAIWAN
Position: Biomechanics
Salary: According to government regulation
Rank: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (tenure track)
Starting Date: February 2003 (negotiable)
Qualifications:
1. Earned doctorate with emphasis in Biomechanics, or closely related
field.
2. Active research record related to either
* Cell/tissue engineering, molecular biomechanics or
* Cardiovascular mechanics
3. Post-doctoral appointment and extramural funding experience
desirable.
4. Teaching experience in higher education preferred.
5. Demonstrated commitment to related scholarly/professional
organizations.
Responsibilities:
1. Instruct graduate students in the area of Biomechanics.
2. Direct and advise graduate students in Biomechanics.
3. Direct laboratory and supervise assistant researcher.
4. Develop and maintain an active research program; seek extramural
funding.
5. Engage in university and scholarly/professional service activities.
Overview:
The National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) is a research university
with the strongest engineering college in Taiwan. Bioegineering is a key

reseach field fully supported through the intensive collaboration
between
medical and engineering faculty. The Institute of Biomedical
Engineering
offers MS/PhD degrees. A multidisciplinary biengineering MS/PhD
degree is offered to students who include, among others, engineers,
medical doctors, and practicing allied health professionals (e.g., OT,
PT,
RN). Departmental instructional/research facilities include
Biomechanics,
Human Movement/Motor Control, biomaterial Testing, Assitive
Technology, Image Processing, Signal Processing, Functional Electrical
Stimulation, Ultrasound, BioMEMS and Biosensor. The Biomechanics
Laboratory has the following equipment:
* MTS system, impact device, high speed film camera
* electromagnetic and video motion analysis systems, telemetry
EMG, 4 force plates, plantar pressure sensors, accelerators, biaxial
x-ray system and 2-axis electrogoniometer.
* 3 atomic force microscopes
* A LaserTweezer

Applicants should forward a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
three
letters of reference, and copies of recent, representative published
research papers (up to three) to
Dr. Fong-Chin Su, Director
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, TAIWAN 701
Telephone: 886-6-2757575 ext 63401 FAX: 886-6-2343270
Email: fcsu@mail.bme.ncku.edu.tw
URL: http://www.bme.ncku.edu.tw/

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