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    Research Scientist


    Center for Orthopaedic Research (COR)
    UPMC Shadyside
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


    We are looking for a highly qualified research scientist in the area of
    medical robotics and computer assisted surgery. The successful candidate
    must have a Ph.D. degree in a related technical area such as:

    % Electrical Engineering
    % Computer Science
    % Biomedical Engineering
    % Physics
    % Civil/Mechanical Engineering
    % Robotics

    In addition, the candidate must possess research experience in one or
    more of the following or related areas:

    % Medical Imaging / Image Processing
    % Computer Assisted Surgery (including Image Guided or Surgical
    Navigation Systems)
    % Surgical Simulation
    % Medical Robotics

    The successful candidate should be capable of independently initiating and
    conducting world-class research. Responsibilities may include, but are not
    limited to: technical leadership and contribution to new and ongoing projects;
    publication in scholarly journals and conferences; writing grant proposals to
    funding agencies; serving as principal investigator; supervising and providing
    technical guidance to graduate students, undergraduate students and technical

    A high level of self-motivation and desire to perform leading edge research are
    essential for this position. In addition, the successful applicant should have
    a proven ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both written and
    spoken presentation.


    The Center for Orthopaedic Research is a research department of Shadyside
    Hospital. The center's mission is to advance research, development, and
    education in the field of computer assisted orthopaedic surgery. Aside from
    its own resources and the clinical resources of Shadyside Hospital, the
    center draws upon personnel and resources from Carnegie Mellon University.
    These resources are drawn through the Center for Medical Robotics and
    Computer Assisted Surgery (MRCAS), a joint effort of the Center for
    Orthopaedic Research and CMUUs Robotics Institute, as well as through
    the collaboration of other university departments.

    Additional information about the group can be found on the following
    home pages:


    Resumes will be accepted either via electronic or physical mail.

    Email to: (Re: Research Scientist)

    Physical address:
    Anthony M. DiGioia, M.D.
    Re: Research Scientist
    Center for Orthopaedic Research
    Shadyside Medical Center
    5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 309
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232

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