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dmorrow35
04-15-2008, 01:12 AM
MAYO CLINIC MOTION ANALYSIS LABORATORY
Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Laboratory Directors: Kenton Kaufman, PhD, PE, Kai-Nan An, PhD

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, Visual3D) 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/
Please reference job posting number 19870.

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