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Undergraduate Research Positions available

Graduate student using testing equipment on joint

The Northwest Tissue Mechanics Laboratory has job openings for undergraduate research assistants. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on research and engineering experience. The deadline to apply is Monday, Feb. 13th.

Research Project

Biomechanics of Joint Injury and Healing

Job Description

The Northwest Tissue Mechanics (NTM) Laboratory is seeking motivated individual(s) to support research projects that are investigating knee injury and healing. General duties will include device design, mechanical testing, three-dimensional imaging and modeling, and data analysis. An excellent candidate will currently be at least a Sophomore in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Material Science & Engineering (or other related field) that is hard working, well organized and interested in biomechanics. Competency in the following areas is desired, but not required: mechatronics, biology, computer programming, and SolidWorks. This paid position offers an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in research and engineering.



Full-time in Summer 2023 (40 hours / week)
Part-time in Fall 2023 / Spring 2024 (~15 hours / week)

To Apply

Send your resume, unofficial transcript, and a brief cover letter to Trevor Lujan ( We will contact selected students for an interview shortly after the application deadline.

Application Due: Feb. 13th (Monday)

Start Date: May 2023 (with potential to start earlier)
End Date: May 2024 (with potential for longer employment)