Date: 22nd September 1994

Dear Biomch-l

Opportunities exist at the University of Vermont (UVM) to join my
National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded research project
directed at roles of muscles in the stability of the lumbar spine.
The project includes detailed anatomical studies, analytical
modeling of muscle behavior and of muscle recruitment strategies,
instability analyses, and verification studies with human

1. A graduate student stipend is available immediately to
support someone pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering
(MSc.) or Mechanical Engineering (PhD), or related fields.
This person will be expected to work 50% of their time on
the funded project.

2. A Post-Doctoral Fellowship (National Institutes of Health
funded) in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
is expected to be available in September 1995. This
position requires a PhD Degree, and US Citizenship or
permanent resident status. It is a one or two year

Please post or forward this information to potential applicants.
I shall be available to meet interested persons at the ASB meeting
in Columbus Ohio, October 1994.

UVM is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

For further information contact me at:

Ian Stokes
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation,
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405-0084, USA
Tel: (+1) 802 656 4249 Fax: (+1) 802 656 4247