View Full Version : Second Announcement: BIOMECHANICS ENGINEER POSITION

04-11-1997, 06:42 AM
at the School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5

Applications are invited for a full time biomechanics technician to work
with our group to assist with research on skates and skating in a
university/industry research program. We will appoint a person with strong
technical skills and the ability to technically support the laboratory team
in carrying out an extensive research program.

Applicants should possess a degree in mechanical and/or electric
engineering or a related subject. In particular, we are interested in a
candidate who is conversant with mechanics and electronics design,
computer software and hardware, as well as analog and digital circuitry.
Basic skills necessary for the job include the ability to design electronic
devices, mechanical jigs, A/D converter interfaces, general electronic
circuitry, interface software. Additional practical experience including
computer maintenance, computer file backup and software installation,
ability to use video cameras and recorders, and the ability to affix strain
gauges on different surfaces is an asset. We would prefer a candidate with
good communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work
The ability to communicate in both French and English is an asset.

This position will be available pending funding and starting June or July
1,1997, for a term of one year, renewable for two years. Applications will
be accepted until May 1, 1997.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae,
and three professional references to:

Mario Lamontagne PhD PErg
University of Ottawa
School of Human Kinetics
125 University St. (MNT339)
Ottawa, On.
K1N 6N5
Tel: 1 613 562-5800 ext. 4258
Fax: 1 613 562-5149
e-mail: mlamon@uottawa.ca