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04-06-2005, 06:00 AM
Applications are invited for a Spine Biomechanics fellowship at the
Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and
Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine.

The successful candidate will:

- have recently completed a Masters or Ph.D. in Biomedical or Mechanical
Engineering with special interest in clinical biomechanics of the human
spine
- have thorough knowledge of solid mechanics, kinematics theory, computer
programming and instrumentation
- have excellent interpersonal communication skills and work habits
- be self-starting, independent and motivated to learn
- have a special interest or background in experimental testing of in
vitro biomechanical models
- eagerness to pursue an exciting career path in Orthopaedic
Bioengineering research

Current and future projects within our lab include:
- In vitro biomechanical testing of intervertebral disc prostheses
- Biomechanical evaluation of non-fusion spinal stabilizing devices

The position is presently limited to one year. It may be extended
depending upon the candidate's performance during the first year, and
availability of funding. The salary will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Please send curriculum vitae, preferably by
e-mail, to:

Manohar Panjabi, Ph.D.
Professor & Director Biomechanics Laboratory
Yale University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208071
New Haven, CT 06520-8071
e-mail: manohar.panjabi@yale.edu

P.S. This is a second posting to choose the most appropriate candidate.
Those who applied to the January 2005 job posting need not re-apply, as
all applications will be re-considered.