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    We are a young and dynamic University in Germany with emphasis on high
    scientific standards and teaching quality. Our mission is to stimulate
    progress in engineering and natural sciences within interdisciplinary
    research departments.

    The Research Department 5 (Materials - Design - Manufacturing) is
    seeking applications for a tenure track position, an

    Associate (C3-) Professor in Biomechanics

    The Technical University Hamburg-Harburg intends to enlarge its
    activities in the area of biomechanics and biomedical engineering,
    responding to the increasing demand for research and teaching at the
    interface between Medicine and Engineering. We are looking for an
    experienced researcher and teacher, who wants to be actively involved in
    teaching and post-graduate education, and who is able to provide
    continuity of research in this field.
    The applicant should promote interdisciplinary co-operation in the
    framework of the Biomechanics Centre, which has been established between
    the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg and the University Hospital
    Eppendorf in 1991. His principal focus of biomechanical research should
    be in the area of human hard and soft tissues.
    The applicant should have an established record of research and teaching
    in the area of biomechanics of the human musculo-skeletal system. His
    experience should cover the areas of joint replacement, fracture
    treatment and biomaterials. We expect his support in the development of
    a new curriculum in medical engineering sciences, active participation
    in current or new research activities and close co-operation with
    partners from industry.

    We offer:
    - innovative, modular studies with multiple possibilities for selection
    and enhancement
    - flexible management of positions and budgets
    - close connections to partners in industry, local administration and
    - international research and student relationships
    - an advantageous ratio between scientists and students
    The Technical University honours in particular abilities and
    achievements in teaching. The usual German regulations and conditions
    apply. The Technical University encourages applications by female
    scientists. Knowledge of the German language is expected.

    Your application (please refer to position No. 97-301) together with the
    usual information should be sent to: The President, Technical University
    Hamburg-Harburg, Denickestrasse 22, D-21073 Hamburg, Germany. Deadline
    for receipt of the application is February 28, 1997.