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Rafael Escamilla
05-30-2000, 12:40 AM
BIOMECHANICS POST-DOC RESEARCH POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Michael W. Krzyzewski Human Performance Laboratory
(http://surgery.mc.duke.edu/klab/)
Duke University Medical Center
Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Durham, NC

Starting Date: Immediately or as soon as possible
Salary and benefits: $25,000-$30,000
Job Duration: 1-2 years, but could lead to permanent position

RESPONSIBILITIES and SKILLS: Candidate will participate in research
design, data collection, and data analysis (see web cite above for
previous and current research projects). Highly desirable skills
include experience working with Motion Analysis Hi RES System and
Kintrac software, writing computer programs, mathematical muscle
modeling of the knee and shoulder, computer optimization, and experience

in fine wire and surface EMG.

QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should have a Ph.D. (M.S. will be
considered) in
Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, or related fields, and have a
interest in working in Sports Medicine.

FACILITIES: We have a state of the art human performance laboratory
(approximately 75 ft in length by 35 ft in width) housed within our new
Duke Sports Medicine Complex. Our research staff includes individuals
who specialize in biomechanics, mechanical engineering, exercise
physiology, orthopaedics, sports medicine, and epidemiology. Primary
equipment includes a 6-camera (240 Hz) EVa Hi-RES Motion Analysis
System, a 2 camera (120 Hz) Peak Performance System, 2 AMTI Force
Platforms, a Noraxon 16 channel telemetry EMG system and 8 channel hard
wire EMG system (surface and fine wire), a Vista Mini-CPX VO2
Measurement System (Vacu-Med) with treadmill and two bicycle ergometers,

a Biodex System, and numerous computers and software.

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and your curriculum vita to:

Rafael Escamilla, Ph.D., Laboratory Director
Duke University Medical Center
PO Box 3435
Durham, NC 27710
919-684-1853 (Office)
919-681-7067 (Fax)
rescamil@duke.edu


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