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Peter J Barrance
08-22-1997, 06:30 AM
The Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University seeks to
hire a talented engineer to join our program of development of computer
simulations of musculoskeletal systems. A description of the requirements of
the position is given below. The job location will be at our facility in the
Good Samaritan Hospital of Baltimore.

Salary level offered will be commensurate with the qualifications and
experience of the successful applicant.


To learn more about the laboratory, please access our website at
http://www.biomech.jhu.edu.

Please direct inquiries and applications to:

John Elias, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory
5601 Loch Raven Blvd. 4N
Baltimore, MD 21239
Phone: (410) 532 4491
email: elias@eagle.gsh.jhu.edu
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Engineer will assist the laboratory in its program of development of
advanced computer models of biomechanical systems, combined with associated
graphics visualization software. The engineer will implement mathematical
algorithms in computer simulations in order to calculate muscle forces and
joint contact pressures during various biomechanical functions. Also will
develop 3D computer visualization applications to enable the interactive
display of the results of such simulations. Software will be developed
primarily on Silicon Graphics workstations, and will use standard programming
languages combined with graphics libraries.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's degree in engineering discipline (e.g. Mechanical Engineering,
Biomedical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics) is required. Must have a strong
background in solid mechanics and rigid body mechanics. Must have experience in
development of engineering simulations and 3D visualization software. Knowledge
of C/C++ and OpenGL languages will be very helpful. Work experience in a
research environment a plus.

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The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual
orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, or any
other
occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes affirmative action
for minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. The Johns
Hopkins University is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.

An attractive benefits package is offered to employees of the Johns Hopkins
University.


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Peter Barrance
Johns Hopkins University Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab
5601 Loch Raven Blvd 4N
Baltimore, MD 21239

Phone: (410) 532-4486 Fax: (410) 532-4488
Email: pjb@eagle.gsh.jhu.edu http://www.biomech.jhu.edu