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    The Orthopaedic Bioengineering Laboratory of the Department of
    Orthopaedics, Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Providence,
    Rhode Island has an immediate opening for a research engineer with
    either a bachelors or masters degree in engineering, computer
    science, or related field. The Bioengineering Laboratory is a
    research and educational facility. The Lab's research areas include
    skeletal joint mechanics, most notably using novel in vivo CT-based
    technology, ligament mechanics, and musculoskeletal injury and
    repair. Orthopaedic residents, medical students, and
    undergraduate/graduate engineers are the lab's major educational
    focus. The Lab also provides scientific support for orthopaedic and
    sport product design, development, and standardization.

    The successful candidate will participate in various aspects of
    orthopaedic research projects, primarily protocol design, data
    collection, and data analysis, and will help manage laboratory
    materials and resources, especially the computer software and
    network. Participation in orthopaedic and sport product testing is
    also available based upon the candidate's interest.

    Proficient computer skills are required and should include:
    Platforms/Networkingone or more) Windows, Windows NT,
    Macintosh, Unix/IRIX.
    Programmingone or more) C and C++, Matlab, Labview

    Candidates should also have some experience with:
    Mechanical testing: Fixture design & development, Instron biaxial
    tester, Digital data acquisition, Anatomic specimen preparation.
    Medical Image Analysis: CT/MRI image processing (Analyze AVW)

    Providence, Rhode Island is a small city near the ocean and close to
    Boston, New York and the mountains of New England. Rhode Island
    Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

    Interested persons can request further information from Dr. Crisco by
    email or phone (401-444-4231).

    Apply by sending a letter, resume and the names of three references to:

    J.J. Crisco, Ph.D.
    Division of Orthopaedic Research, SWP-3
    Department of Orthopaedics
    Rhode Island Hospital
    593 Eddy Street
    Providence, Rhode Island 02903

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    __________________________________________________ _____________________
    J.J. "Trey" Crisco, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Division of Engineering,
    Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University
    Research Director, National Operating Committee on Standards for
    Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE)

    Mailing address:
    Orthopaedic Research, SWP-3
    Rhode Island Hospital
    593 Eddy Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    Voice: 401-444-4231
    Fax: 401-444-4559
    __________________________________________________ _____________________

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