The Department of Orthopaedics at New Jersey Medical School seeks a basic science faculty member to develop a collaborative research program in orthopaedic biomechanics. The successful candidate will exploit a newly installed XROMM Bi-Planar X-ray system to measure musculoskeletal biomechanics. He/she will be expected to interact with orthopaedic surgeons and other researchers studying orthopaedics or human performance with additional interest in computer vision, artificial intelligence, or robotics. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Biomechanical Engineering or related field with extensive hands-on experience using and analyzing data obtained from a bi-planar X-ray system.
Minimum Education and Experience:
A doctoral degree in Biomechanical Engineering or related field
Research expertise in use of a Bi-Planar X-Ray system and associated data analysis
An active program of research and publications in one or more of the following areas: -Biomechanics -Orthopaedics -Human Factors -Image Analysis
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The successful candidate will support his/her research programs through external funding
The successful candidate will develop and maintain additional collaborative research programs
The successful candidate will participate in Departmental, School, and University based teaching and service
The successful candidate will observe Departmental, New Jersey Medical School, and Rutgers University policies
Contract renewal and promotion will be based upon above criteria and University guidelines
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