at the Laboratory of Research on the Biomechanics of Hockey , University of
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5

Applications are invited for a full time biomechanics engineer to work with
our group to assist with research on skates and skating in a
university/industry research program. We will appoint a person with strong
technical skills and the ability to technically support the laboratory team
in carrying out an extensive research program.

Applicants should possess a degree in mechanical and/or electric
engineering or a related subject. In particular, we are interested in a
candidate who is conversant with electronics design, computer software and
hardware, as well as analog and digital circuitry. Basic skills necessary
for the job include the ability to design electronic devices, mechanical
jigs, A/D converter interfaces, general electronic circuitry, interface
software. Additional practical experience including computer maintenance,
computer file backup and software installation, ability to use video
cameras and recorders, and the ability to affix strain gauges on different
surfaces is an asset. We would prefer a candidate with good communication
and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work independently.

This position is now open and it has to be fulfilled as soon as possible,
for a term of one year, renewable for two years. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae,
and three professional references to:

Mario Lamontagne, PhD
School of Human Kinetics
University of Ottawa
125 University Street (MNT 339)
Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada K1N 6N5

Phone: 613-562-5800 ext. 4258
Fax: 613-562-5149