Biomechanics Associate

Guidance Engineering is hiring Associate and Senior level Biomechanical Engineers to manage consulting projects and conduct biomechanical engineering research.



  • Coordinate material review, analyses, testing, and appropriate personnel to meet project deadlines

  • Review technical and non-technical documents for facts critical for analyses

  • Determine injury mechanisms, forces on the body, body motions, and injury potential during recreational activities and accidents by performing reviews of the scientific literature, statistical analyses of injury databases, engineering calculations, computer simulations, and testing

  • Publish peer-reviewed, technical journal articles and present findings at technical conferences

  • Write reports and prepare presentations to communicate findings to non-technical audiences

Basic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering (or similar field)

  • Strong knowledge of mechanics, dynamics, and solid mechanics (strength of materials)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Capable of working independently (self-motivated) and as part of a team

  • At least 2 years of experience conducting technical analyses

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience using sensors, data acquisition systems, and signal processing


  • Participation in outdoor recreation activities (snow sports, watersports, bicycling, climbing, etc.) is a plus

Additional Requirements 

  • Must be available to travel and willing to work extended hours as needed


Interested candidates should submit an electronic copy of their cover letter and resume (or CV) to: