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schan96
12-14-2004, 04:52 AM
JOB OPENING:

MUSCULOSKELETAL RESEARCH CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF BIOENGINEERING
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH

Job Title: Research Engineer

Description of Position:

The Research Engineer will involve the general management of the
laboratories of the Musculoskeletal Research Center (MSRC). This will
include design, implementation, and maintenance of testing apparatus
and experiments. The applicant will be a part of a research team
involved in the biomechanical study of diarthrodial joints. The
overall goal of this research team is the detailed elucidation of the
contribution of the ACL, including in situ forces and kinematics, to
the intact knee, as well as the evaluation of various ACL
reconstructive procedures and ACL replacement grafts. The work is
done using a combined experimental (robotic technology) and
computational approach. This work will be performed under the
direction of faculty. Additionally, the applicant will be responsible
for managing all aspects of experimental projects, from data
collection to some manuscript writing.

Qualifications: B.S./M.S. in Bioengineering or Mechanical Engineering

Skills: Leadership and management experience, work well individually
and as a member of a team, biomechanical testing, experience with
robotics and computational modeling desirable but not required

Location: The MSRC was established in 1990 for the purpose of
developing integrated programs on orthopaedic education and research.
The MSRC is a flourishing enterprise where engineers, biologists and
clinicians get together with the help of a dedicated staff, to guide
and teach qualified students and research fellows.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Starting Salary: Commensurate with experience

Applicant should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of interest,
and three letters of recommendation to:

Savio L-Y. Woo, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Musculoskeletal Research Center
405 Center for Bioengineering
300 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Email: ddecenzo@pitt.edu
Tel: 412-648-2000
Fax: 412-648-2001

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