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02-09-2008, 12:54 PM
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MAYO CLINIC ORTHOPEDIC BIOMECHANICS LABORATORY
Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Laboratory Director: Kai-Nan An, Ph.D., Kenton Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E.

Position: Biomechanics Research Engineer

Job Description:
Involved in multiple aspects of biomechanical research. Specific
expertise is sought in kinematic analysis of joints and material testing
of biological tissue. Responsible for independently assisting customers
in achieving the stated goals of the biomechanics lab research program.
Customers include biomechanics research fellows, Mayo staff, and outside
collaborators. Performs and troubleshoots data collection and analysis
using standard techniques, and designs new methods for collection and
analysis. Aids in interpretation of data; authors and co-authors grant
proposals, papers and presentations. Trains and oversees work of
residents, fellows, and other lab personnel. Reviews literature and
customizes techniques for lab applications.

Requires a bachelor's degree in an engineering or engineering-related
field (such as physics, movement sciences); a master's degree in a
mechanically-inclined engineering field is preferred. Research
experience should be demonstrated in orthopedic biomechanics with
hands-on experience in kinematic testing and material testing.
Additional experience should be noted in several of the following areas:
equipment design, orthopedics/anatomy, statistical analysis, imaging
analysis, computer programming (Matlab, LabView) and finite element
analysis. Requires ability to work independently and with a variety of
people at all levels both within and outside of the institution. Strong
interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required.
Must demonstrate multitasking skills, and serve as an appropriate mentor
when needed. Must be able to apply analytical and problem-solving
methodologies, and frequently seek continuous improvement of
technological projects.

Employment Type: Full Time
Hours/2-Weeks: 80 hours
Salary: Salaried - Education, experience, and tenure may be considered
along with internal equity when job offers are extended. *The minimum
salary every 2 weeks is approx $1888.00, based on a full-time position.

For application information please visit the Mayo Clinic job website,
http://www.mayoclinic.org/jobs-rst/

Mayo Clinic is an affirmative action and equal opportunity educator and
employer. Post offer/pre-employment drug screening is required.

Kristin Daigle Zhao
Supervisor, Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Mayo Clinic Rochester
zhao.kristin@mayo.edu
507-284-8942 (office), 507-284-5392 (fax)