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Charlottesville , VA
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Laboratory Specialist #R0003805

UVA
Charlottesville, VA Full-time
Posted on March 17, 2019

Laboratory Specialist

Senior University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, seeks a Laboratory Specialist Senior. Responsible for operation of a specialized research area or laboratory with one or more faculty members within a department. Operates with considerable latitude in unreviewed actions or decisions. May act as liaison with other departments, divisions or organizations. Develops designs and conducts one or more small or moderately complex research projects or experiments in line with plan, reviews progress and evaluates results. Requires a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field and a minimum of two (2) years' experience in model development for crash occupant injury prediction in MADYMO. Also requires some (no minimum) experience in modeling heavy trucks and heavy truck crashes; a minimum of six (6) months' work experience in developing multibody models of anthropomorphic test devices using the Madymo software; and a minimum of six (6) months work experience in vehicle crash restraint development and testing. Less than 10% travel required for conferences.

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.