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  • JOB OPENING - Orthopaedic Biomechanics Research Engineer

    The Orthopaedic Research Laboratory of the Department of Orthopaedic
    Surgery at
    Washington University in St. Louis has an immediate opening for a
    research engineer. This person will assist in the design and execution of
    research projects
    in orthopaedic biomechanical engineering, including ongoing experimental
    studies of
    tendon and cartilage. Candidates must have a Bachelor's or Master's degree
    in Mechanical
    or Biomedical Engineering. Desirable attributes for this position include:
    experience in
    mechanical testing using a materials testing system, knowledge of the
    mechanical behavior
    of soft biological tissues, experience in instrumentation and computerized
    data acquisition,
    and a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a research setting. The
    Research Laboratory includes both biomechanics and molecular biology
    laboratories, and
    supports the multidisciplinary research efforts of engineers, clinicians
    and biomedical scientists
    in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and other departments at the
    Washington University
    School of Medicine. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated
    individual to play an
    integral role in a medical school-based laboratory while continuing to
    develop your professional

    Please apply by sending (electronically if possible) a cover letter, resume
    and the names of three
    references to:
    Matthew J. Silva, Ph.D.
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Washington University School of Medicine
    1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza, Suite 11300
    St. Louis, MO 63110

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with priority
    given to those who apply by
    May 31st, 2002. Information about the department and university can be
    found online at and

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