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dkim17
05-26-2009, 05:48 AM
Postdoctoral researcher, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Position: Postdoctoral researcher
Organization: The Ohio State University
Location: Columbus, OH
Deadline: 07/01/09
Description:
A postdoctoral research fellow position is available in the Division of Orthodontics at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. This position is funded by National Institute on Aging for 2 years. The objective of this project is to explore the role of active bone remodeling in determining a viscoelastic deformation of postmenopausal vertebral body. Techniques involved in this project are creep testing, nanoindentation, digital image analysis, microcomputed tomography, computation using MPI system and finite element analysis. The candidate is expected to conduct experiments and assist to prepare manuscript and proposals. This is a good opportunity to be trained for interdisciplinary subjects combining engineering theory and clinical application. This position is available immediately. Interested candidates should apply via internet (http://www.jobsatosu.com) using search title as "post doctoral researcher". To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. EEO/AA Employer.
Qualifications: The successful candidates should currently have Ph.D of Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering. Solid (Bone) mechanics background will be very helpful. Experience of the techniques listed above and animal study is plus but not required. Salary is dependent on work experiences.
Contact:
Do-Gyoon Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor
Research Program Director
Orthodontics, The Ohio State University
4088 Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210-1267
USA