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Biomechanics Associate (Ph.D.)

Company: Exponent Inc
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

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 with degrees 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:

  • 1100Team members
  • 900Consultants
  • 550Ph.D.s
  • 30Offices globally
    We are currently seeking a Biomechanics Associate for our Biomechanics Practice in Irvine, CA.In this role, you will work as part of a team to execute biomechanics projects related to human injury analyses.

    You will be responsible for:
    • Executing biomechanics projects related to human injury analyses
    • Analyzing and synthesizing technical biomechanical data involving kinematics, dynamics, mechanisms of injury, and human tolerance
    • Using analytical tools
    • Clearly communicating findings via written reports and verbal means
    • Managing projects with effective cost control measures
    • Assisting in conducting research, publishing reports and papers in technical journals, and presenting findings at meetings and conferences
    • Actively participating in our Biomechanics Practice and assisting in marketing the groups technical capabilities to clients and the scientific community
      You will have the following skills and qualifications
      • Ph.D. in Biomechanics Engineering, Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field
      • Relevant experience or research related to conducting technical analyses concerning the causation of physical injuries resulting from incidents involving motor vehicles, industrial equipment, and/or consumer products desired, but not required
      • Excellent written communication skills
      • Effective leadership skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of professionals, including managers, engineers, attorneys, and administrative staff
        Applicants are encouraged to submit a CV (Curriculum Vitae) with publications (feel free to include publications that are in review or pending) [not restricted to 1 page].

        To learn more about life at Exponent and our impact, please visit the following links:

        We value and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion across all facets of our firm.Having a team built of people with different backgrounds, skills and perspectives allows us to provide better value to our clients and enjoy an enriched work environment.

        Our firm is committed to offering a variety of programs and resources to support health and well-being. We believe that providing competitive benefits as well as compensation and recognition programs empowers our staff to do work that makes a difference.


        Our consultants are rewarded for their technical and business contributions and have an opportunity to plan for future success and career growth. Exponent's total compensation plan is consistent with its expectations of the quality and quantity of work performed and with the professional standards set by Exponent.At the Associate and Senior Associate level total compensation includes base salary, bi-weekly bonuses for high intensity efforts, annual bonus and 401(k) employer contribution of 7% of base salary.

        The base salary range for this position is $110,000.00 - $125,000.00 depending on experience and capabilities which will be assessed during the interview process.


        Access benefits information on our Life @ Exponent page:

        Exponent is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

        If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may email us at

Keywords: Exponent Inc, Irvine , Biomechanics Associate (Ph.D.), Other , Irvine, California

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