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Ken Monson
05-03-2006, 05:08 AM
Position: Postdoc

Location: Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco



Description:

The Brain and Spinal Injury Center (BASIC) within the Department of Neurological Surgery has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral researcher in the area of vascular biomechanics as it relates to traumatic brain injury. Postdoc responsibilities will include both computational and experimental investigation of vessel response to trauma, as part of an ongoing study supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The position is currently funded until September 2007. BASIC is located at San Francisco General Hospital, the city's only Level 1 Trauma Center, and operates within a rich research environment offering exceptional opportunity for collaboration.



Qualifications:

Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, with expertise in finite element analysis. Experience and/or interest in experimental testing of vascular tissue is also desired.



Contact:

Ken L. Monson, Ph.D.

Phone: (510) 643-5093

Email: kenneth.monson@ucsf.edu