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dkim17
08-19-2009, 12:30 AM
Postdoctoral researcher, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Position: Postdoctoral researcher
Organization: The Ohio State University
Location: Columbus, OH
Deadline: 09/28/09
Description:
A postdoctoral research fellow position is available 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 position" and requistion number
"346580". 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 negotiable dependent on
work experiences.

Contact:

Do-Gyoon Kim, Ph.D
Assistant Professor
Research Program Director
Orthodontics, College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University
4088 Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
USA

email: kim.2508@osu.edu
Tel) (614) 247-8089
Fax) (614) 688-3077
http://dent.osu.edu/ortho/faculty/Kim.php