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jbuckley82
03-30-2007, 07:30 AM
RESEARCH ENGINEER: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO
ORTHOPAEDIC BIOENGINEERING LABORATORY

The Orthopaedic Bioengineering Laboratory at the University of California,
San Francisco (Dr. Jeff Lotz, PI) is seeking a qualified applicant for a
research engineering position (Staff Research Associate III). This position
involves the design and execution of numerous in vitro biomechanical tests
of orthopaedic implants as well as basic lab managerial duties, including
equipment maintenance and tissue database management.

Applicants must have a B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical or Bio-engineering and at
least two years of experience in biomechanical testing for orthopaedic
applications. Other qualifications include: 1) knowledge of basic human
anatomy and experience with dissection and preparation of human cadaveric
tissue, 2) prior use of industrial testing platforms, e.g., MTS or Instron,
3) good design and machining skills, 4) expertise in use of sensors, e.g.,
strain gages and load cells, 5) extensive experience with Labview® and
Matlab®, and 6) good written and oral communication skills.

This position will involve extensive collaboration with UCSF clinical and
research faculty as well as representatives from the orthopaedic device
industry. It presents a tremendous opportunity for individuals interested in
the development of new orthopaedic implants.

Interested individuals should contact Dr. Jeff Lotz
(lotzj@orthosurg.ucsf.edu) and send an updated CV or resume.