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Howard J. Hillstrom, Ph.d.
04-29-1998, 06:49 AM
***FACULTY POSITION AVAILABLE***

BIOMECHANICS AND BIOMATERIALS RESEARCH

The Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine has recently merged with
Temple University in Philadelphia Pennsylvania to form the Temple
University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM). The School of
Podiatric Medicine will become Temple University’s 15th college and the
fifth within the Health Sciences Center, along with the Schools of
Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and the College of Allied Health
Professions. The Health Sciences campus is also home to Temple
University Hospital and the new Temple University Children’s Medical
Center.

The Biomechanics and Biomaterials Laboratories at the Temple University
School of Podiatric Medicine invite applications for a senior faculty
position in the area of Biomedical Engineering. Individuals with
significant experience in biomechanics, gait and posture analysis,
biomaterials, or tissue engineering are encouraged to apply. Applicants
must possess a Ph.D. in engineering and/or related basic sciences. The
ideal candidate has significantly influenced the field of biomedical
research as documented by peer reviewed publications and a significant
research funding history. This senior faculty member will direct a
Research Center comprised of existing gait and posture, biomaterials,
and tissue engineering laboratories and will assume teaching and
research responsibilities at TUSPM. In addition, this individual will
be expected to mentor the existing laboratory directors, faculty
members, medical and graduate students, post doctoral fellows, and
residents. Strong candidates at the intermediate level may also be
considered. Junior faculty positions in the aforementioned areas are
anticipated for the upcoming accademic year so recent/perspective
graduates are encouraged to submit applications as well.

Temple University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and encourages applications from minorities and women. Salary is
competitive and based on experience with an excellent fringe benefit
package.

A letter of interest briefly describing previous and future career
plans, a curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers
of at least three references should be sent to the Pennsylvania College
of Podiatric Medicine, Eighth and Race St., Philadelphia, PA 19107.
Application materials should be sent to:

Howard J. Hillstrom, Ph.D.
Director, Gait Study Center
Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
Eighth and Race St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
phone: (215) 625-5366
fax: (215) 629-1622
email: hhillstrom@pcpm.edu

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