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Brian Davis
10-21-1993, 07:05 AM


1. Cardiac Assist and Replacement
The Department of Biomedical Engineering is seeking an individual with
a doctorate in engineering and demonstrated experience in applied research
and/or development of devices to assist or replace the diseased heart.
Candidates without a doctorate but with considerable industrial or academic
experience will be considered. The candidate will be the senior engineer
in a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, scientists and clinicians
conducting R&D projects related to the development of an implantable
Artificial Heart.

2. Heart Valve Mechanics
The Department of Biomedical Engineering is also seeking an individual with
a doctorate in engineering and demonstrated experience in solid and/or
fluid mechanics of natural and prosthetic heart valves. The candidate
will lead a growing multi-disciplinary team of engineers, scientists,
and clinicians which conducts basic and applied research and device
development of heart valves.

The successful candidates will be expected to develop new research, secure
extramural funding to support these activities, and participate in the
graduate education program. Currently 22 Biomedical Engineering Graduate
Students are conducting their research activities in the department.
Appointment will be at the full staff level (full professor equivalent) at
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation with the potential for appointment as a
faculty member at The Ohio State University. The successful candidate will
work closely with the clinical Departments of Cardiology and Thoracic &
Cardiovascular Surgery. The Cleveland Clinic Research Institute is
organized into eight interactive departments (Biomedical Engineering,
Biostatistics & Epidemiology, Cancer Biology, Cardiovascular Biology,
CellBiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology and Neurosciences) with 270
staff and junior scientists supported by 240 technical and administrative
personnel. The Department of Biomedical Engineering with a staff of over
100 members receives funding from the National Institutes of Health and
other philanthropic and industrial sources, as well as internal support
from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Applicants should send resume in confidence to:
J. F. Cornhill, Chairman
Department of Biomedical Engineering (Wb3)
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195

Telephone: (216) 445-6980
FAX: (216) 444-9198

The Cleveland Clinic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employee