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Tim Griffin
08-04-2008, 10:52 PM
Position Available:

Biomechanical Engineer/Senior Research Technician

The Griffin Laboratory in the Free Radical Biology and Aging Program
at the Oklahoma
Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) seeks an individual to assist in
musculoskeletal
engineering research on the topics of osteoarthritis, obesity, and
physical activity.

Minimum Qualifications: B.S. or M.S. in Biomedical Engineering or
related discipline and
a minimum of three years research experience in biomechanics or a
related field. The
ideal candidate will be able to work independently as well as in a
group setting that
involves interdisciplinary interactions with faculty, staff, and
students. Previous research
experience in the musculoskeletal system highly desirable,
particularly in mechanical
testing. Computer programming and excellent written and verbal
communication skills
required. Experience with the following strongly preferred: LabView,
Matlab, CAD
software, load-frame equipment, and strain-gages.

Responsibilities Include: Implementation and management of several
interdisciplinary
biomechanics research projects involving small animals, whole joints,
and tissue
specimens. Duties will also include the design and construction of
testing apparatus, data
collection, and assistance in preparation of abstracts, manuscripts,
and grant proposals.

We offer attractive salaries & comprehensive benefits package.

Visit jobs.omrf.org for application packet & more information about
this & other career
opportunities.
EOE/AA

Timothy M. Griffin, PhD
Assistant Faculty Member
Free Radical Biology and Aging Program
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation