Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Orthopaedic Biomechanics
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 Denvers 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.
- 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.
- Grant-writing experience.
- Finite element analysis using commercial FEA codes.
- Multi-body dynamics simulation.
- AI/machine learning experience.
- Dynamic radiography and image post-processing.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
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.
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 candidates 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.