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RESEARCH SCIENTIST-NOVEL BIOMECHANICAL INTERFACES , Media Laboratory-Biomechatronics Group , to conduct research into the design and development of novel biomechanical interfaces such as prosthetic sockets. Will conduct research on the design and development of novel prosthetic technologies such as prosthetic sockets and other mechanical interfaces; design and implement research projects, gathering and analyzing data, designing research protocols, documenting research results, and publishing research outcomes; assist with writing grants and funding proposals and preparing patent documents; and engage with and maintain collaboration between local and international researchers.
REQUIRED : a Ph.D. in biomechanical or biomedical engineering or a related field; a strong background in experimental or theoretical/computational aspects in one or more areas of non-linear solid mechanics; detailed understanding of continuum mechanics; image-based model development, image segmentation, image-processing, 3D meshing, and finite element analysis skills; experience with 3D printing such as 3D PolyJet printing; skillful experience with MATLAB programming language; excellent academic writing, communication, and interpersonal skills; and a record of scholarly output in the form of peer-reviewed publications. Knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy and experience with prosthetic technologies preferred. Job #16132
This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of extension.
Internal Number: 16132
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