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Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Orthopaedic Biomechanics
University of Denver in Denver, Colorado
Date Posted 04/16/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Apply now Job no:493669
Work type:Postdoc / Research / Fellow
Location:Denver, CO
Categories:Postdoc / Fellow

Gain valuable experience working in a state-of-the-art biomechanics lab right in the heart of Denver! Join the growing orthopaedic  biomechanics group at the University of Denver’s Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science. Our previous post-docs have gone on to successful careers in both industry and academia, and you can too!

The Center for Orthopaedic Biomechanics is hiring multiple post-docs and graduate assistants to join a dynamic group working on funded projects including in-vivo joint mechanics, sports performance, computational modeling, implant testing, and wearable sensors. This is an amazing opportunity to work closely with a faculty mentor who conducts cutting edge research and has a strong record of funding and publication while developing your skills to become a successful independent investigator.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently and with teams of graduate students and faculty.
  • Interest in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.

Required Qualifications

  • PhD degree in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, biomechanics or a closely related field.
  • Previous experience conducting orthopaedic or human movement research using in vivo, in vitro, or in silico techniques.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Grant-writing experience.
  • Finite element analysis using commercial FEA codes.
  • Multi-body dynamics simulation.
  • AI/machine learning experience.
  • Dynamic radiography and image post-processing.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Application Deadline
Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number
The salary grade for the position is 8.

Salary Range
The salary range for this position is $55,000 - $60,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.

The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver .

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume or CV
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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