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  • Job posting Smith & Nephew European Centre for Knee Research(Leuven, Belgium)

    Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics

    For our growing Research Team in the European Centre for Knee Research in Leuven we are looking for a

    Junior Research Scientist (m/f)

    Your function will deal with all aspects of research in the field of gait analysis and knee biomechanics

    Coordination of studies / projects with external laboratories and universities

    Testing of implant systems in cadavers

    Routine data processing of in vivo and in vitro test data

    Analysis and documentation of results

    Maintenance of laboratory equipment

    Managing laboratory equipment and supplies

    Mechanical system design and construction

    Publishing in peer-reviewed journals

    Your profile

    University degree in biomedical engineering or University degree in mechanical (or related fields) with biomechanical testing experience

    Solid knowledge of the musculo-skeletal system

    Programming experience (eg. MatLab, C++, Java)

    3D drafting experience (NX / Unigraphics preferred)

    Knowledge of FEA or rigid body modelling would be advantages

    Communication and writing skills in English, preferably with additional skills in Dutch/French

    Independent, result oriented and structured working style

    We offer

    Modern, dynamic working environment in a state-of-the-art laboratory

    Interaction with Research and Surgeon Experts in the field of Orthopaedics

    Independent work planning with high level of responsibility

    Integration in the international network of laboratories and professionals of Smith&Nephew

    Collaboration with high-level, research-oriented orthopaedic surgeons

    Possibility to obtain a PhD degree within the project work

    Does this challenge appeal to you? Then we would like to meet you. Please send your complete application to:

    Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, Jo Theunissen, Researchpark Haasrode 1030 Technologielaan 11 Bis,

    3001 Leuven, Belgium (Tel. +32 (0) 16 30 14 12). email:

    To discuss any questions concerning the job profile please contact Oliver Bösl, Manager Biomechanics and European Knee

    Research (Tel. +41 62 832 28 76) email:

    Contact for further interesting vacancies.