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The Center for Applied Biomechanics is seeking applicants for a Research Associate for experimental and computational injury biomechanics research.
Candidates will be responsible to assist in the development of research proposals, develop research plans including experimental and computational capabilities, manage the execution of research projects, including supervising graduate students and other personnel, and prepare reports, publications, and presentations of research findings for dissemination to research sponsors and the scientific community.QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field with a research focus on automotive injury biomechanics. Candidates must also have at least three years of experience managing a team in injury biomechanics experimentation, and at least five years of experience with human body modeling in LS-Dyna, including the setup and execution of automotive impact simulations. Candidates must also have a proven record of scientific publication and presentation. Preferred applicants will also have demonstrable past experience in safety system development within or for the automobile industry.APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply online https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three individuals who can provide professional reference letters. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box labeled CV.APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin on February 9, 2020, but the position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This is a one-year appointment; however, the appointment may be renewed for an additional two, one-year increments, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.
For questions regarding this position, contact Jason Forman, Principle Scientist, at jlf3m@virginia.edu .
For questions regarding the application process, contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at rkh6j@virginia.edu.
For more information on the benefits available to postdoctoral associates at UVA, visit postdoc.virginia.edu and hr.virginia.edu/benefits.