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cbir42
03-31-2011, 12:05 PM
An opening is available for a biomedical engineer to manage research projects in the areas of sport, ballistic, and blast biomechanics. The successful candidate will be expected to develop detailed research plans, perform impact testing involving mechanical and electronic setups, manage internal/external resources to achieve project objectives, interface with sponsors and standard setting organizations.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage research projects through all stages including: concept, implementation, setup and impact testing, analysis and dissemination. Specifically, the candidate would be responsible for assisting in the preparation of grants/proposals to secure funding from outside sources, implementation of research in the laboratory setting, setup mechanical and electronic tests, conduct experiments, analysis of data using a variety of software packages, and formulation of final report.

Assist in the management of student assistants and technicians.

Interface with researchers, outside clients, and academic personnel.

Prepare reports and presentations for both internal and external
dissemination.

Attend technical meetings and participate in activities of technical
Societies as appropriate.

Provide technical assistance to senior researchers and academic personnel.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

MS degree in biomedical engineering preferred with a minimum of 3/5 years of research or testing experience in biomechanics.

Knowledge of instrumentation, impact testing and computational analysis of data preferred.

Excellent oral/written communication skills and interpersonal skills
required.

Some travel required.

DESIRED SKILLS:

PMHS testing experience
Experience with DTS data acquisition systems
Experience with ATD’s

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUME TO: cbir@wayne.edu

suppuganti62
04-09-2011, 04:49 PM
Dear Dr. Bir,

This is Sasidhar. I had applied online for this position. I heard from Teryl and she said you would be having some time on monday to talk about this. Looking forward to talk to you. Thank you.

Sasi.