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05-05-2009, 08:41 AM
The Liberty Mutual Research Institute (LMRI) in Hopkinton, MA. is
seeking an experienced researcher to join the Center for Physical
Ergonomics. The mission of the Center is to investigate the causes and
mechanisms of workplace injuries and illnesses with an emphasis on
musculoskeletal disorders. We are a fully-funded research Institute, and
are committed to a high quality of scientific work, and disseminating
all of our findings in peer-reviewed scientific publications.
This researcher will develop, direct, and implement studies within core
areas such as manual material handling, slip, trips and falls and
repetitive motion injuries. The successful candidate is expected to have
experimental research experience with an in-depth knowledge of surface
EMG, motor control and biomechanical modeling. A special interest in
shoulder disorders and shoulder loading in the workplace would be an
This is an exciting opportunity to join an internationally-recognized,
multidisciplinary team with a commitment to teamwork, creativity,
collaboration and dialogue. The Institute staff represents the fields of
biomechanics, experimental and cognitive psychology, epidemiology,
tribology, physiology, engineering, sociology, biostatistics and the
clinical sciences. We have excellent laboratory, computer, statistical,
research and technical support available on-site, and research
activities are internally funded. We have active collaborations with
Harvard University, the University of Massachusetts, and other
international academic leaders in our fields of interest. Liberty Mutual
is proud of its contributions to improving the health and safety of
workers through the work of the Institute over the past 50 years.
* Candidates should have advanced degrees in relevant areas of
ergonomics research, e.g., kinesiology/movement science, exercise
physiology, biomechanics, or engineering.
* Established record of peer-reviewed scientific publication.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that
provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding
advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive
Benefits Plan that includes the following:
* 401K and Company paid pension plan
* Medical coverage
* Dental coverage
* Paid time-off
* Pay-for-Performance
* Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance
* Discount fitness memberships
* Flexible spending accounts
* Tuition reimbursement
* Vision care coverage
* Work/Life resources
* Credit Union membership
* Employee and Dependent life insurance
* Disability insurance
* Long-term care insurance
In order to apply to this position, please visit
www.libertymutualgroup.com , click
on "Careers," "Search Jobs," and enter 06599 in the Job Number field. In
addition to formally applying to this posting, you may also email full
CVs and statements of interest to CPE@LibertyMutual.com.
For further information contact Dr. Nils Fallentin, Director, Center for
Physical Ergonomics, Liberty Mutual Research Institute, Hopkinton MA
01748, (e-mail Nils.Fallentin@LibertyMutual.com or phone 508-497-0225).

Chien-Chi (Max) Chang, PhD, CPE
Research Scientist, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748
TEL: (508) 497-0260, Email: Chien-Chi.Chang@LibertyMutual.Com