University Human Resource Services

Biomechanics Research Associate, School of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science

Professional contract position available immediately.

Major responsibility: provide research support for the project “The Effects of History of Physical Activities on Musculoskeletal Injury Mechanisms.”

Minimum qualifications: master’s degree in biomechanics, bioengineering, exercise science, or other related scientific field; experience with visual 3D software; experience with MATLAB programming; experience with CT image processing; experience with musculoskeletal modeling; experience with computational simulation.

Preferred qualifications: doctor’s degree in biomechanics; experience using image processing software (e.g., MIMICS); experience using advanced options in Visual 3D data processing software (e.g., 3D model building, data filtering); experience using musculoskeletal simulation software (e.g., OPEN-SIMM, LIFEMOD); experience interacting with graduate students.

Candidates for professional contract positions must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts of all graduate work, and the names and contact information for three references to:

Henry Wang, Ph.D.
School of Physical Education, Sport,
and Exercise Science
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306
Tel: 765-285-5126
Fax: 765-285-8762

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

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