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    RE: Immediate opening for a research associate position at the Biomechanics
    Laboratory, Legacy Clinical Research & Technology Center, Portland, Oregon.

    Applications are invited for a research associate position at the Legacy
    Biomechanics Laboratory with funding for at least three years. We provide an
    excellent opportunity to conduct research in a newly equipped laboratory,
    located in an inter-disciplinary, state-of-the-art research center. Close
    collaboration with clinical faculty, scientists, engineers and precision
    machinists provides a streamlined environment focused on the conduct of
    basic and applied research in the field of orthopaedic biomechanics.

    The successful candidate has a Masters or Ph.D. degree in an engineering
    science, preferably mechanical or biomechanical engineering. Must have
    experience in biomechanical research and a record of publications in
    refereed journals. Demonstrates capabilities and desire to establish a
    focused line of research. Candidate has organizational and interpersonal
    skills and enjoys collaboration with clinicians and scientists and
    supervision of student projects. Experience in Finite Element Modeling /
    Ansys strongly desirable. Familiarity with test and measurement equipment,
    Labview and Solidworks CAD is a plus.

    Conduct, supervision and publication of research. Attracting external
    research grants and developing and strengthening relationships with industry
    and government agencies. No teaching commitments.
    The position involves to plan and direct research in collaboration with
    clinicians, engineers, orthopaedic residents and students.

    Current areas of focus include:
    - Trauma care: Non-invasive stabilization of pelvic ring fractures.
    Funded by the U.S. Navy.
    - Orthopaedics: Surgical management of intra-articular fractures with
    articulated external fixation.
    - Basic interdisciplinary research: In vitro modeling of rapid
    acceleration brain injury in organotypic brain slice cultures. Collaboration
    with renown Dow Neurobiology program.
    - Industry collaboration: Evaluation of hip fracture fixation devices.

    Legacy Clinical Research & Technology Center:
    The newly remodeled six story, 65,000 square foot research center, located
    in downtown Portland, houses selected research programs, support
    laboratories, and administrative offices. It provides a unique platform,
    combining basic science, clinical expertise and all necessary support
    infrastructure. Legacy's non-profit research center maintains ongoing
    collaborations with Universities and biomedical enterprises for effective
    technology transfer and sharing of resources. See also

    Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Please submit a cover letter, CV, and addresses of three individuals we
    could contact for letters of reference to
    Linda Stent
    Recruiter, Legacy Health System
    Phone: 503 415 5184
    Fax: 503 415 5200 attn. Linda Stent

    Michael Bottlang, Ph.D.
    Research Director
    Biomechanics Laboratory
    Legacy Clinical Research & Technology Center
    1225 NE 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97208
    Phone: (503) 413 5457
    Fax: (503) 413 4942

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