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pivancic45
09-05-2007, 07:08 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 Ph.D., M.S., or B.S. in Biomedical or
Mechanical Engineering with special interest in biomechanics of the human
spine.
- have 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:
- Neck injury prevention during whiplash
- Effect of orthoses on spine stability

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. Those with Ph.D. will be considered for
Post-doctoral Associate, while those with either B.S. or M.S. will be
considered for Post-graduate Associate. The salary will be commensurate
with qualifications and experience. Please send curriculum vitae,
preferably by e-mail, to:

Paul Ivancic, Ph.D.
Associate Research Scientist
Yale University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208071
New Haven, CT 06520-8071
e-mail: paul.ivancic@yale.edu