Carolyn F Small
08-23-2002, 12:15 AM

We are looking for a Research Engineer to facilitate the research of
clinicians, faculty members and students at the Human Mobility Research
Centre. HMRC brings together a world-class team of researchers to
improve human mobility through the development of innovative treatment
strategies for musculoskeletal disorders. HMRC's new laboratories are
being built at Kingston General Hospital in partnership with Queen's
University, federal and provincial governments and private industry.

The Research Engineer will provide expertise in engineering,
biomechanics, materials science, and instrumentation to aid in the
development and execution of a variety of research projects focusing on
human mobility. Examples of projects include: biomechanical testing,
mimicking surgical procedures, development of new devices, materials
characterization, and prosthesis design. In addition, the Research
Engineer will be responsible for managing the HMRC laboratories, which
include prototyping and fabrication, materials characterization,
biohazard 2 wet laboratory, imaging, motion analysis, and biochemistry.
The position is currently a one-year contract; salary to be consistent
with experience and qualifications.

Qualifications: University degree in mechanical or electrical and
computing engineering or another relevant field and a minimum of five
years experience (consideration given to an equivalent combination of
education and experience). The applicant should hold or be eligible for
registration with Professional Engineers Ontario.

Assets: management, laboratory, and research experience; knowledge of
human anatomy; knowledge of safety regulations and standards including
biohazard 2 protocols; experience with machining and instrumentation

Queen's University has an employment equity program, welcomes diversity
in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified
candidates including women, aboriginal peoples, and persons with
disabilities and racial minorities.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Kari Hurst
Human Mobility Research Centre
Kingston General Hospital
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7
Fax: (613) 549-2529

For more information check our web site: www.hmrc.ca. HMRC thanks all
those who express an interest in this position and advises that only
those considered for interviews will be contacted.

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Carolyn F. Small, PhD, PEng
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario
Canada K7L 3N6
(613) 533-2581 FAX (613) 533-6489

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