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  • Position: Leader, Spine Test Lab (FL)

    Hello All:

    I am reposting this for a client. They still are seeking a great fit
    for a long-term relation, but have not found their ideal person yet (and
    they wish to thank those who have replied for their interest). Please
    send a letter, CV or resume', and requests for additional information to:

    Helen Santos
    Re: Test Lab Leader Position
    SpineFrontier, Inc.
    500 Cummings Center, Suite 3500
    Beverly, Massachusetts 01915 USA
    D: 978.279.9273

    Leader (title negotiable)
    Spine Biomechanics Testing Laboratory

    Corporate spine company seeks a laboratory leader to help create,
    integrate, develop, manage, and direct world-class spine testing
    facility. Company is an equal-opportunity employer and is compliant
    with US employment law. Salary

    competitive for experience level.

    A candidate should have:

    * A Ph.D. in biomechanics/biomechanical engineering, or a related field
    and/or experience, but a masters degree with appropriate experience
    certainly will be considered
    * A track record publishing in peer-reviewed orthopaedic/neurosurgical
    journals, or examples of internal scientific/engineering publications
    * Experience in standard mechanical and biomechanical testing methods
    * Excellent communication and presentation skills
    * Background in electromechanical testing -- test frames, controllers,
    sensors, and their integration
    * A strong drive to build a world-class test facility
    * A desire to live in FL with moderate travel to other facilities,
    locations, vendors, meetings
    * High ethical standards in all areas of work

    Abilities of an ideal candidate has:

    * 3-5 years experience testing spine or other orthopaedic/neurosurgical
    * 1-2 years preclinical animal testing experience
    * Presented results and findings to engineering (e.g., designers,
    developers), investors, doctors, and at national and international meetings
    * Experience designing/modifying/adapting tests for custom applications
    * Experience and understanding of IRB requirements
    * Good managerial abilities and can work with a wide variety of people
    * Independence and is a self-starter
    * An understanding of costs and options for equipment, facilities, and
    * Fiscal responsibility
    * ASTM F04.25 experience
    * A strong background in experimental design, data analysis, and statistics
    * A background in mathematical modeling of biomechanical systems, solid
    mechanics, kinematics and kinetics, and FEA

    Additional background or interest in becoming proficient, experienced
    and knowledgeable in:

    * FDA and EU testing protocols for various spine devices
    * GLP methods
    * Design Controls


    Again, if interested, then please contact Helen above.

    Thank you for your time,

    Dan Baker, Ph.D.
    Kinetic Research & Design, Inc.