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  • Research Engineer Position: Mayo Clinic Orthopedic BiomechanicsLaboratory

    Note: Please apply through the website included below.

    Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Laboratory Director: Kai-Nan An, Ph.D., Kenton Kaufman, Ph.D., P.E.

    Position: Biomechanics Research Engineer

    Job Description:
    Involved in multiple aspects of biomechanical research. Specific
    expertise is sought in kinematic analysis of joints and material testing
    of biological tissue. Responsible for independently assisting customers
    in achieving the stated goals of the biomechanics lab research program.
    Customers include biomechanics research fellows, Mayo staff, and outside
    collaborators. Performs and troubleshoots data collection and analysis
    using standard techniques, and designs new methods for collection and
    analysis. Aids in interpretation of data; authors and co-authors grant
    proposals, papers and presentations. Trains and oversees work of
    residents, fellows, and other lab personnel. Reviews literature and
    customizes techniques for lab applications.

    Requires a bachelor's degree in an engineering or engineering-related
    field (such as physics, movement sciences); a master's degree in a
    mechanically-inclined engineering field is preferred. Research
    experience should be demonstrated in orthopedic biomechanics with
    hands-on experience in kinematic testing and material testing.
    Additional experience should be noted in several of the following areas:
    equipment design, orthopedics/anatomy, statistical analysis, imaging
    analysis, computer programming (Matlab, LabView) and finite element
    analysis. Requires ability to work independently and with a variety of
    people at all levels both within and outside of the institution. Strong
    interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required.
    Must demonstrate multitasking skills, and serve as an appropriate mentor
    when needed. Must be able to apply analytical and problem-solving
    methodologies, and frequently seek continuous improvement of
    technological projects.

    Employment Type: Full Time
    Hours/2-Weeks: 80 hours
    Salary: Salaried - Education, experience, and tenure may be considered
    along with internal equity when job offers are extended. *The minimum
    salary every 2 weeks is approx $1888.00, based on a full-time position.

    For application information please visit the Mayo Clinic job website,

    Mayo Clinic is an affirmative action and equal opportunity educator and
    employer. Post offer/pre-employment drug screening is required.

    Kristin Daigle Zhao
    Supervisor, Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory

    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Mayo Clinic Rochester
    507-284-8942 (office), 507-284-5392 (fax)