The Department of Orthopaedics is seeking a biomechanical engineer to lead the Ortho Biomechanics Laboratory. This position is at the Assistant Professor level, research track, starting 2018 although earlier appointment may be considered. Preferred candidates should have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related fields. Expertise in general areas of Orthopaedic Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Engineering or Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation applications are a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as a strong commitment to mentoring orthopaedic residents are required. Candidates are also expected to interact with orthopaedic surgeons and fellows.
Specific duties will include directing the biomechanics laboratory, ordering and storing specimens for biomechanical evaluations, teaching residents the fundamental knowledge of mechanical testing, participating in the evaluation of residents’ proposals, and working with clinical and basic faculty on biomechanics-related projects and grant applications.
Successful candidates will be given full salary compensation plus benefits. Emory University provides a highly competitive benefits package to all faculty.
Applications, including a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and complete information for three references should be submitted.
Additional questions should be emailed under the subject header “Biomechanics Faculty Application” to Ms. Ashley Freeman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The position will remain open until filled. Emory University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Veteran employer.
The Emory University School of Medicine, founded in 1854, has 2,716 full- and part-time faculty and 692 volunteer faculty. The school had more than 8,800 applications in 2016 for 138 first-year medical student positions. This racially diverse class is 59% women, and 68% of the class members are nontraditional, meaning that they were out of college for at least a year before entering medical school.... In 2016, the pass rate for first-time takers of step 1 of the National Board Exam (testing basic science knowledge and skills) was 97%. Medical school faculty received $348 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2016, plus another $87.9 million in funds at other units in the health sciences center and at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Ranked 18th nationally in NIH dollars received, the school is best known for its research and treatment in infectious disease, neurosciences, heart disease, cancer, transplantation, orthopaedics, pediatrics, renal disease, ophthalmology, and geriatrics.