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Exponent Biomechanics Associate in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Exponent is a leading engineering and scientific consulting firm that brings together more than 90 different disciplines to solve the most pressing and complicated challenges facing stakeholders today. Our vision is to engage the brightest scientists and engineers to empower clients with solutions for a safe, healthy, sustainable and technologically complex world. We leverage over 50 years of experience in analyzing accidents and failures to advise clients as they innovate their technologically complex products and processes, ensure the safety and health of their users, and address the challenges of sustainability.We offer opportunities for you to expand your engineering or scientific knowledge amidst experts from top programs at over 500 universities. At Exponent, you will apply your experience, technical skills, and prior academic research to a fulfilling career in consulting. You will have the opportunity to develop continuously through formal and informal development programs, coaching and mentoring, and involvement in a wide array of projects. We are excited about your interest in joining our growing team!Key statistics:1100+ Team members900+ Consultants550+ Ph.D.'s30+ Offices globallyWe are currently seeking an Associate for our Practice in Farmington Hills, MI. In this role you will work as part of a team supporting both our rapidly advancing proactive In The Wild wearable-technology initiative and executing biomechanics litigation consulting projects related to human injury analyses. This role will involve deriving, analyzing, and interpreting a variety of complex wearable technology-driven data streams to successfully inform human movement and human-product/machine interactions in a variety of naturalistic use-settings. It will additionally involve the analysis of the human body response to forces generated during an incident to determine potential for injury, analysis of the incident to determine if and/or how an injury occurred, and analysis of how such injuries could have been mitigated (e.g., seatbelt use, product design).You will be responsible for:Designing and executing human experiments to quantify and interpret explicity performance characteristics within naturalistic movement environmentsProcessing, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on complex largescale wearable-technology data outputsWriting proposals to initiate and/or support new opportunities in the human performance technology sector (e.g. clinical, military, consumer products, sports)Extensively reviewing both technical and non-technical materials to identify key facts and information (this may include reviewing police reports, medical/autopsy records, legal pleadings, expert reports, deposition testimony, photographs, vehicle specifications, and other documentation)Researching and reviewing relevant scientific journals, publications, and testing and then analyzing and synthesizing technical biomechanicsl issues involving kinematics, dynamics, mechanisms of injury, and human toleranceClearly communicating findings via written reports and presentationsDemonstrating the ability to synthesize technical information into an easily understood format suitable for presenting to technical and non-technical audiencesYou will be working in a small team environment within the larger company-wide Biomechanics Practice, and as such, you will b