Biomechanics Computational Modeler in Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH at DCS

Date Posted: 9/13/2023

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Job Description

Infoscitex, a DCS company, is seeking a Biomechanics Computational Modeler to support the Biodynamics Group within AFRL at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH. The Biodynamics Group is responsible for assessing the human response and injury tolerance of pilots and aircrew to impacts, ejections, and high-G events.

Essential Job Functions:

The successful candidate will have a strong background in biomedical or mechanical engineering and experience with the application of modeling programs for the analysis of injury and determining injury thresholds.

Analyzing and modeling movement/kinematic data.

Physical Injury Biomechanics research.

Interaction with human subjects and instrumented crash test dummies.

Experience in PMHS research.

Familiar with the use of statistics and software (TEMA, JMP, SPSS, SAS, R, etc.) for data post-processing.

Biomechanical response corridor development.

Finite Element Modeling using LS-DYNA relating to occupant safety.

Analysis experience utilizing high fidelity Finite Element human body models (GHBMC, THUMS or equivalent).

Computational model response verification & validation techniques. 

Knowledge of biomechanical sensors and data processing requirements.

Interacting with human subjects.

Project management with respect to IRB preparation.  

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

At least PhD in Engineering or a related discipline with at least 2 years of experience.

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government background investigation and must meet.

eligibility requirements for access to classified information:  Ability to obtain a secret level DoD clearance.

A dissertation applicable to this area of research is desired.

Strong analytical skills.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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