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Elizabeth Friis
12-02-1996, 01:47 PM
SECOND POSITION NOTICE: =20

MEDICAL DESIGN ENGINEER =20

The Orthopaedic Research Institute, Inc. (ORI) of Wichita is seeking a
design/development engineer to conduct innovative studies aimed at
translating clinical/surgical needs of Orthopaedics and other healthcare
specialties into marketable devices, products, implants, and related
instrumentation. Qualified individuals will have a Master*s degree in=20
Mechanical Engineering with experience in finite element modeling, CAD,
(ANSYS) prototype development and testing, and patenting of devices. =20
Experience specifically in orthopaedics and in manufacturing would also =
be
desirable. Leadership ability and creative collaboration with orthopaedic=

surgeons and other healthcare personnel will be essential. =20

This mid-level position is permanent and is =22hard money=22 supported. =
The
degree of responsibility and the opportunity for self-direction will be
commensurate with the ability and experience of the successful candidate.=
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The salary will be set at a nationally competitive level. =20

ORI is a not-for-profit component of Via Christi Health System, the =
largest
health system in Kansas, and includes an established research program and
strong programs in resident education, especially in orthopaedics. These
programs are affiliated with the University of Kansas School of
Medicine-Wichita and collaborations are ongoing with the engineering=20
colleges at Wichita State University, the University of Missouri-Columbia,
Colorado State University, and with international medical device
manufacturers. =20

Wichita is the largest city in Kansas with a metropolitan population of
700,000. It is the major business and commercial center in the region =
and
boasts the fourth fastest growing manufacturing sector in the nation. =
It
has a first rate symphony, zoological park, botanical garden and art
museum as well as two liberal arts colleges in addition to Wichita State
University and the Medical School. =20

For consideration, please mail/FAX resume to =20

Susan Martin Human Resources 929 N. St. Francis Wichita, KS 67214 FAX:=20
(316) 291-4570.=20

EOE=20

The deadline for receipt of resumes is December 15, 1996.=20