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  • Post-Doctoral Fellow / Research Faculty Position,Computational Biomechanics, U of Denver

    Post-Doctoral Fellow / Research Faculty Position, Computational Biomechanics
    Lab, University of Denver

    An opening is available for a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of
    Denver in the area of computational biomechanics.  Current research
    interests include probabilistic, forward-dynamic finite element modeling of
    natural and implanted knees.  Qualified candidates may also be considered
    for Research Faculty appointment within the Department of Mechanical and
    Materials Engineering.  The successful candidate will be expected to lead
    and conduct advanced research projects, and interface on these projects with
    industry, graduate students, and other faculty. Excellent post-doctoral
    salary available, including benefits.   Starting date negotiable.  

    +  PhD degree in mechanical engineering or biomedical engineering.
    +  Knowledge of finite element analysis and proficiency with commercial FEA
    codes.  Must possess demonstrated skill with advanced applications of FEA. 
    Experience with custom code development and/or custom scripting of
    commercial FEA packages preferred.
    +  Proficiency with programming languages (C, C++, Python).
    +  Proficiency with multi-body dynamics simulation, nonlinear constrained
    optimization techniques, and/or probabilistic FE methods, would be
    considered advantageous.
    +  Excellent oral/written communication skills and interpersonal skills

    The University of Denver ( was founded in 1864 and is the oldest
    private university in the Rocky Mountain region.  The Department of
    Mechanical and Materials Engineering offers graduate degrees in Mechanical
    Engineering and Bioengineering.  In addition to educational opportunities,
    DU’s location in Denver offers a wide range of cultural and outdoor
    activities.  The University of Denver is an AA/EOE (Affirmative Action,
    Equal Opportunity Employer).

    To apply, please send a copy of your CV, preferably by e-mail. Review of
    applications will continue until the position is filled.

    Paul Rullkoetter, Ph.D.
    Computational Biomechanics Lab
    Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
    University of Denver
    2390 S. York St.
    Denver, CO 80208