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    The Laboratory of Biomechanical Orthopedics of the Swiss Federal Institute
    of Technology in Lausanne invites applications for a scientific

    Qualifications / Skills:
    * M.S. degree in Science or Engineering
    * Ph.D. in Mechanical or Bioengineering preferred
    * Development of FEM (Abaqus)
    * Programming (Fortran, Matlab)
    * Biomechanics

    Description of Position:
    The scientific collaborator will join the Joint Biomechanics Group, which is
    working on the development of models of the human joints. These models,
    which are mainly based on finite elements, are used to improve artificial
    joint implants, surgical techniques, or joint pathologies. This position
    involves the supervision of an ongoing collaboration with the industry, but
    also the extension and development of our current models of the human
    joints, primarily the shoulder and the knee. Besides these supervising and
    development responsibilities, teaching and communication tasks will be

    Start Date: Immediately
    Activity rate: 100%
    Duration: 2 years (renewable after 1 year)

    Application, including curriculum vitae, statement of interest and three
    references, should be submitted only by e-mail to