International Society of Biomechanics
Gold sponsor

Biomechancial Engineer

Biomechanical Engineer
16 Oct 2017
16 Oct 2017
Charlottesville, VA
United States of America
Biomechanics Consulting and Research, LC (Biocore)

Essential functions of this opportunity:

The Biomechanical Engineer will work directly with six senior engineers on a variety of supporting tasks.  Responsibilities will include:

·        Laboratory experimentation including the use of load cells, accelerometers, potentiometers, high-speed digital imagers, and impactors

·         Data archival, organization, and retrieval

·         Design of mechanical testing systems, including CAD

·         Data collection and data processing, including digital signal analysis

·         MATLAB coding

·         Report writing and presentation preparation

·         Literature searches and summaries

·         Engineering analysis, including analysis of medical images

·         Periodic travel August to December on selected projects, otherwise limited travel


The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:


       Strong experimentation skills including work in an impact lab  

Ba   Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar

·         Advanced working knowledge of MATLAB

·         Advanced working knowledge of data acquisition systems and software such as LabVIEW

·         Advanced working knowledge of SolidWorks or similar CAD packages

·         Experience in an impact test laboratory is preferred

·         Knowledge of instrumentation and basic electronic circuitry

·         Knowledge of digital signal processing, including power spectrum analysis and data filtering

·         Self-motivated and resourceful, with proven ability to multi-task and operate independently

·         Meticulous

·         Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills

·         Excellent time management and organizational skills

·         Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


·         Spoken and written fluency in English