Job Posting Announcement

Virtual Soldier Research vsr at
Thu Jul 29 10:02:31 PDT 2004

Assistant Research Engineer

The Center for Computer-Aided Design, The University of Iowa, is seeking 
qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Research Engineer in 
support of Virtual Soldier Research Program. Position responsibilities are 
to perform basic and applied research in digital human modeling and 
simulation, contributing to development of new theories and methods. Other 
responsibilities include participation in proposal development for 
generation of new research funding, development of technical reports, 
publications, and related media, supervision of student personnel, training 
junior investigators, and conducting continuing education in digital human 
modeling methodologies and software tools.

Requires Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field with focus in 
kinematics and dynamics, walking/human motion modeling and analysis, 
optimization, real-time simulation, and/or design of mechanisms plus two 
years experience in biomechanics of human physiology or equivalent 
combination of education and experience. Strong publication record and 
excellent communications skills preferred.

Annual salary is $37,608 to commensurate with experience. Initial period of 
employment is one year with option to extend up to three additional years 
pending continuation of contract funding. Please forward resume, three 
letters of reference, and a cover letter describing recent and/or related 
work experience to: Joel S. Steele, Research and Contracts Administrator, 
Center for Computer-Aided Design, The University of Iowa, 116 ERF, Iowa 
City, IA 52242-1000. Applications accepted until 8/13/2004. The University 
of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and 
minorities are encouraged to apply.

Virtual Soldier Research (VSR) Program
Center for Computer Aided Design
Iowa City, IA. 52242
Tel: (319) 335-5722
Fax: (319) 384-0542
vsr at

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