The University of Pittsburgh seeks a Research Engineer to work in the Biodynamics Laboratory of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Pittsburgh, PA. Collect, process and analyze data; integrate hardware and software into the laboratory; troubleshoot equipment and software; and disseminate scientific findings. Under direction of the PI, will also write computer programs to facilitate data analysis, evaluate study hypotheses, and set priorities to organize and expedite data processing.
Must have a master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, or a related field.
Must also have any experience with or knowledge of: (i) software packages such as Simpleware, Mimics, Geomagic, and statistical analysis packages; (ii) matrix algebra; (iii) programming in C, C++ or Matlab; (iv) running and troubleshooting conventional motion analysis software; (v) force plate and/or instrumented treadmill; and (vi) motion analysis testing of live human subjects.
Internal Number: 159395
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