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Forensic Injury Biomechanics - Golden, Colorado

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    Position Description:
    The position can be either an entry-level position for someone with little or no forensic experience (but with injury biomechanics background as noted below) or a mid- or high-level position for someone with forensic consulting and/or expert witness testifying experience.

    The work primarily involves occupant injury biomechanics analyses in automobile collisions integrating vehicle collision dynamics, occupant dynamics, injury mechanics, and restraint system use and effectiveness. It requires the ability to work individually and as part of a team. Strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written) are required. Candidates should have the desire to continue to learn and the ability to acquire, integrate, and apply knowledge. People who succeed in this position enjoy challenges, diversity, and problem-solving.

    Company: Vector Scientific, Inc. is a forensic consulting firm that conducts injury biomechanics and accident reconstruction analyses in automobile, sport/recreation, and industrial/occupational accidents. Vector Scientific is a small, private company that provides consulting and expert witness services to clients nationwide.

    Degree Requirements:
    M.S. or Ph.D. in Biomechanical/BiomedicalEngineering, Biomechanics/Kinesiology, or a closely related science (e.g. MechEng with specialty in Biomechanics).

    Required Background: Candidates should have some background and experience in several of the following areas either as part of an academic program or work-related experience: automotive safety, vehicle collision dynamics, occupant injury biomechanics, crash injury prevention, crash injury databases (e.g. NASS-CDS), computer modeling (e.g. FEA), sport injury biomechanics.

    The position will offer a competitive salary commensurate with the candidate's education, training, background, and experience along with a benefits package including a health plan (medical/dental/vision) and a 401(k) retirement plan. Our location in Golden, Colorado and the surrounding areas (e.g. Denver, Boulder, Evergreen) are desirable places to live with easy access to the amenities of those cities, suburbs, the Front Range, and the Rocky Mountains. These areas are especially attractive to persons with active lifestyles and interest in sports,recreation, and outdoor activities.

    How to Apply:
    Please do not apply if you do not possess the education and background qualifications outlined above. Please do not apply if you do not already possess legal working documents for the USA. To apply, please send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and three professional references to