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Lou Soslowsky
10-22-1997, 10:41 PM

Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
University of Pennsylvania

The Orthopaedic Research Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania is
seeking an individual to fill a full time research engineer position. This
laboratory is currently undergoing a major renovation including design of
new laboratory facilities on campus, purchase of new equipment, and the
addition of new faculty, staff, and students. Responsibilities for this
available position include implementation and management of several
interdisciplinary orthopaedic biomechanics research projects and for
advising, supervising, and collaborating with others on such
investigations. Collaborators include both basic science and clinical
faculty, technicians, students, residents, and fellows. This individual
will serve as laboratory manager and report to the laboratory director.
The laboratories include capabilities for mechanical testing at large and
small scales, device and component fabrication, and computing and image
processing. Additional contiguous and collaborative orthopaedic research
laboratory activities are devoted to biologic, biochemical, electron
microscopic, tissue and cell culture, and histologic studies of both hard
and soft tissues.

The ideal candidate has a Masters Degree in Biomedical or Mechanical
Engineering or related discipline and a minimum of two years additional
research experience in biomechanics or a related field. Experience in soft
tissues, tissue engineering, and/or upper extremity mechanics, as well as
mechanical testing, device fabrication, computer skills, and basic
statistics are all desirable but not required. Salary is very competitive
and based on experience with an excellent fringe benefit package. The
position will be filled as soon as the appropriate individual is
identified, ideally prior to January 1, 1998.

Interested and qualified applicants should send a letter, curriculum vitae
or resume, and names and addresses of at least three references to:

Louis J. Soslowsky, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Bioengineering
Director of Orthopaedic Research
University of Pennsylvania
Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
424 Stemmler Hall
36th and Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6081
Phone: 215-898-8653
FAX: 215-573-2133

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