Supports biomechanical engineering endeavors and applies technologies, theories, concepts, and techniques within this area of expertise. Focus area will be Sports Biomechanics. Supports biomechanical testing, consultations, modeling, technology / device development, and analyses relating to human biomechanics with specific focus on sports biomechanics including, but not limited to, golf, baseball, football, running, tennis, and sports medicine.
Under supervision, supports equipment maintenance and technical problem troubleshooting. Supports tours, events, and educational outreach. Leverages technical knowledge to support media, publications, educational materials, and marketing.
Demonstrates an understanding of testing equipment, such as, mechanical testing systems, motion capture, force plates, electromyography, inertial measurement unites, etc. Has experience in biomechanical analyses, computational modeling (e.g., musculoskeletal modeling, finite element modeling, machine learning, etc.), and software applications (e.g., AutoCad, MATLAB, OpenSim / SIMM, Finite Element Modeling software, Python, R, SPSS, etc.).
Participates in internal and external partnerships and collaborations. Integrates with Sanford strategic partners including but not limited to Sanford Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, POWER, POWER Physical Therapy, Athletic Training, Sanford Wellness, Occupational Medicine, Surgery, Trauma, etc.
May apply technical knowledge and specialized skill sets to research projects. May provide support for research studies including the preparation of grant applications for extramural funding, data analysis, experimental design, and preparation of manuscripts and presentations. May author / co-author scientific papers for presentation or publication. Responsible for research data collection, analysis, and dissemination under supervision.
Supports student education programs in Biomechanics including Sanford residency programs, medical students, graduate and undergraduate students through integration with academic partners and internal internships. Integrates with students and supports student projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must have earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) or Master of Science (MS) degree in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or related field.
Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to email@example.com .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness
Req Number: R-31656