The Injury Biomechanics Lab in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania invite applications for an immediate opening on a research project focused on finite element modeling of brain injury for a period of nine months, with possibility of extension.

Required qualifications include a Master or Ph.D in mechanical engineering, material science, biomechanics, bioengineering or similar field.

The successful candidate should have a strong background in finite element analysis using LS-DYNA and advanced Matlab programming. Experience in fiber-reinforced composite material modeling would also be desirable.

If you are interested in this position please send your CV to