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  • Biomechanical Engineer Job Opportunity

    Title: Biomechanical Research Assistant
    Location: The Medical Education and Research Institute
    of Colorado (MERIC), Colorado Springs, CO

    The Medical Education and Research Institute of
    Colorado (MERIC) is a non-profit institute that
    provides research and surgical training opportunities
    for medical professionals. The goal of the research
    program is to help clinicians improve the treatment
    methods prescribed for their patients. Physicians
    specializing in orthopedic surgery and pain management
    work with MERIC researchers to develop the basic
    science and clinical follow up studies performed in
    the laboratory. The laboratory is equipped with
    mechanical testing equipment and computational
    facilities, which are used for musculoskeletal
    biomechanics research.

    Job Start date: December, 2004

    Description: Full-time biomechanical research position

    1. Preparation and testing of cadaveric specimens on
    the MTS servo-hydraulic testing machine.
    2. Analysis of MTS results.
    3. Assist in journal publication of papers.
    4. Assist with medical image reconstruction and
    computational modeling via MatLab.
    5. Assist Clinical Research Associate with patient
    recruitment, monitoring, follow-up and data analysis.
    6. Update website and manage e-mail accounts.
    7. Provide assistance to staff and students who
    utilize the laboratory space and equipment.

    Qualifications: BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or
    a related discipline. Previous experience operating a
    servo-hydraulic testing machine and computer skills
    including MatLab, Microsoft Word, Excel and/or Access
    and FrontPage is preferred.

    Relocation: MERIC will not be able to provide
    relocation costs for this position, although
    candidates willing to relocate at their own expense
    will be considered.

    Send a letter of application detailing background and
    career goals and a resume by mail or email to:

    John J. Elias, Ph.D.
    3920 N. Union Blvd., Suite 210
    Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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