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07-15-2004, 06:45 AM

We have an immediate opening for a research engineer in the Biomechanics Lab at The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY. The details and contact information are below.

Job Description:
The Biomechanics Laboratory at the Hospital for Special Surgery has an immediate opening for a Research Engineer. The position involves design and implementation of biomechanical experiments in collaboration with scientists, biomechanical engineers, and orthopaedic surgeons in the fields of arthroplasty, trauma, joint kinematics, and bone & soft tissue mechanics. Experience on uniaxial and biaxial load frames as well as hip and knee simulators is desired. The position requires the ability to: work both independently and as a member of a team; manage all aspects of experimental projects, from data collection to manuscript writing; maintain lab equipment and dissection facilities; manage experimental equipment, computers, and cadaver tissue; and perform data and basic statistical analyses.

- Minimum of BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent w/ Biomedical, Biomechanical or related coursework.
- Experience with mechanical testing desired but not required.

Salary is compensatory with experience.

Please send cover letter, resume and letter(s) of recommendation to:
Timothy Wright, PhD
Biomedical Mechanics and Materials
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Or email to: wrightt@hss.edu

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