I am posting the position announcment below for a colleague. Interested candidates should respond directly to Dr. Snow at Oregon State University.


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Position available: Two-year Post-doctoral Fellowship in the Bone
Research Laboratory, College of Health and Human Performance, Oregon State

Responsibilities: Development and validation of performance
indicators to assess risk of falls to the side by older adults, subject recruitment
and assessments for NIH-supported studies on aging and fall biomechanics
(PI Wilson C. Hayes, Ph.D.). Assist with clinical bone densitometry
program, NIH-supported studies on the effects of jumping exercise on growing
bones (PI: Christine M. Snow, Ph.D.), and other on-going studies in the
Bone Research Lab.

Required: Ph.D. in biomechanics, bioengineering or related field.
Background/interest in orthopedics and aging. Experience in
recruiting, research management and statistics highly desirable.
Applicant should be self-directed and possess strong organizational,
communication and wriiting skills. Training on DXA desirable, but
not required.

Approximate start date: 7/1/98. Please submit letter of
application, vita and three letters of recommendation by 5/1/98 to:

Christine Snow, Ph.D.,
Director, Bone Research Laboratory
Oregon Stae University,
Corvallis, OR. 97331
email: snowc@ccmail.orst.edu