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03-02-2010, 06:53 AM
Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics

For our growing Research Team in the European Centre for Knee Research in Leuven we are looking for a

Junior Research Scientist (m/f)

Your function will deal with all aspects of research in the field of gait analysis and knee biomechanics

Coordination of studies / projects with external laboratories and universities

Testing of implant systems in cadavers

Routine data processing of in vivo and in vitro test data

Analysis and documentation of results

Maintenance of laboratory equipment

Managing laboratory equipment and supplies

Mechanical system design and construction

Publishing in peer-reviewed journals

Your profile

University degree in biomedical engineering or University degree in mechanical (or related fields) with biomechanical testing experience

Solid knowledge of the musculo-skeletal system

Programming experience (eg. MatLab, C++, Java)

3D drafting experience (NX / Unigraphics preferred)

Knowledge of FEA or rigid body modelling would be advantages

Communication and writing skills in English, preferably with additional skills in Dutch/French

Independent, result oriented and structured working style

We offer

Modern, dynamic working environment in a state-of-the-art laboratory

Interaction with Research and Surgeon Experts in the field of Orthopaedics

Independent work planning with high level of responsibility

Integration in the international network of laboratories and professionals of Smith&Nephew

Collaboration with high-level, research-oriented orthopaedic surgeons

Possibility to obtain a PhD degree within the project work

Does this challenge appeal to you? Then we would like to meet you. Please send your complete application to:

Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, Jo Theunissen, Researchpark Haasrode 1030 Technologielaan 11 Bis,

3001 Leuven, Belgium (Tel. +32 (0) 16 30 14 12). email: Jo.Theunissen@smith-nephew.com

To discuss any questions concerning the job profile please contact Oliver Bösl, Manager Biomechanics and European Knee

Research (Tel. +41 62 832 28 76) email: Oliver.Boesl@smith-nephew.com

Contact www.smith-nephew.com for further interesting vacancies.