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    Biomechanics Research Associate Position at University of Pittsburgh

    We are looking for an engineering research associate to join our lab
    dedicated to studying musculoskeletal biomechanics with a focus on
    orthopaedic applications. We combine in vivo, in vitro, and in silico
    (computer modeling) approaches in our research. This research associate
    will be involved in all aspects of the research, including human subject and
    cadaveric specimen testing, computer programming, biomechanical modeling and
    analysis. Working knowledge in these areas would be essential. This person
    will also assist in writing research grants and manuscripts, preparing
    research presentations, coordinating projects and supervising students. We
    expect this person to be self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, excellent
    verbal and written communication skills. We provide great opportunities and
    a very collegial environment to work collaboratively with a team of
    scientists, clinicians, research fellows, students, orthopaedic fellows and

    The applicant should have at least an MS degree in mechanical engineering,
    bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or a related discipline. The
    position is for a minimum of two years, with renewal dependent on
    performance and continued availability of funding. Salary is commensurate
    with credentials. The applicant must already be eligible to work in the US.

    Interested individuals please send CV (including contact information for 3
    references), cover letter, and sample publications or write-ups to Dr.
    Xudong Zhang, either via e-mail (, or regular mail to
    the following address:
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories
    University of Pittsburgh
    3820 South Water Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15203