Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship at the Biomechanics
Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale
University School of Medicine.

The successful candidate will:

- have recently completed a Ph.D. in Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering
with special interest in clinical biomechanics of the human spine
- have thorough knowledge of solid mechanics, kinematics theory, computer
programming and instrumentation
- have excellent interpersonal communication skills and work habits
- be self-starting, independent and motivated to learn
- have a special interest/background in experimental testing of in vitro
biomechanical models
- demonstrate leadership skills and eagerness to work within a team
consisting of engineers, Orthopaedic surgeons and medical students
- eagerness to pursue an exciting career path in Orthopaedic
Bioengineering research

Current and future projects within our lab include:
- In vitro biomechanical testing of intervertebral disc prostheses
- Biomechanical evaluation of non-fusion spinal stabilizing devices

The position is presently limited to one year. It may be extended
depending upon the candidate's performance during the first year, and
availability of funding. The salary will be commensurate with
qualifications and experience. Please send curriculum vitae, preferably by
e-mail, to:

Manohar Panjabi, Ph.D.
Professor & Director Biomechanics Laboratory
Yale University School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208071
New Haven, CT 06520-8071

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