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10-15-2002, 10:05 PM
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science - Professor of Biomechanical

The University seeks to appoint a Professor of Biomechanical Engineering of
international research calibre, as part of its further commitments to the
pursuit of research excellence in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied
Science. The School of Engineering Sciences, rated most highly in the UK
Research Assessment (5*), provides an established, high quality research
environment. The foundation of this new chair is to provide academic
leadership to the recently formed Bioengineering Sciences Research Group,
through research scholarship of international standing based on well founded
links with clinicians and the medical device industry. Currently the
Bioengineering Sciences Research Group specialises in the development of
validated experimental and computational tools to predict the performance of
orthopaedic devices. The School would be interested in applicants with
complimentary research activities in bone/soft tissue mechanics; spine
biomechanics, musculo-skeletal mechanics and biofluid mechanics. You will
also be expected to develop a biomechanic teaching theme within the School
of Engineering Sciences. Research excellence will be the prime requirement
for this appointment, which will be within the non-clinical professorial
range. Informal inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Professor W
Geraint Price FREng, FRS on, +44 (0) 23 8059 2316. Application forms and
further particulars are available from the Personnel Department, University
of Southampton, Highfield,Southampton SO17 1BJ. Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059
2750, e-mail: recruit@soton.ac.uk or minicom: +44 (0)23 8059 5595.

Applications should be returned by 15 November 2002, quoting reference
number 02P0160. Working for Equal Opportunities University of Southampton
University of Southampton - at the cutting edge of innovation

Dr Mark Taylor
Bioengineering Science Research Group
School of Engineering Sciences
University of Southampton
SO17 1BJ

Tel: ++ 44 (0)2380 597660
Fax: ++ 44 (0)2380 593230
Mobile: ++ 44 (0)7939 101019
Email: mtaylor@soton.ac.uk

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