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Robinovitch, Steve
10-05-1995, 11:43 AM
Engineer Position - Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of
Orthopedic Surgery, University of California at San Francisco

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of
California at San Francisco has an immediate opening for a
developmental engineer/ technician with knowledge and experience
in experimental orthopedic biomechanics or related areas. The major
responsibility of the position is to assist in the set-up, execution,
and analysis of experiments related to both human movement analysis
and orthopedic materials testing. Specific responsibilities
include design and construction of mechanical fixtures and
installation of transducers for these experiments, programming of
data acquisition software, and analysis of experimental data. The
position requires close interaction with engineering and medical
faculty and students.

Candidates should have a Master's degree in Mechanical or
Biomedical Engineering, or a related area. Individuals with a
Bachelor's degree will be considered if they have substantial
(2 years minimum) research experience. Major areas of laboratory
research are materials testing, movement analysis, and injury
biomechanics; direct research experience in one of these areas is
highly preferable. Candidates should have knowledge of basic
engineering mechanics, and computer-assisted data acquisition
(knowledge of LabView is an asset). Experience in computer
programming (C, Pascal, or FORTRAN), knowledge of basic
statistics, and strong communication skills are additional assets.

The salary for the position is very competitive, with an excellent
benefits package from the University of California. Interested
applicants should mail resumes to: Stephen Robinovitch, Ph.D.,
Biomechanics Laboratory, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, San
Francisco General Hospital, Room 3A36, 1001 Potrero Avenue,
San Francisco, CA 94110. Requests for more information may be
sent to bjordan@ortho1.ucsf.edu.

The University of California is an equal opportunity employer.
Minority groups, women, and handicapped individuals are
encouraged to apply.