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01-30-2001, 04:37 AM
Research Position: R&D Project Engineer
Rehabilitation Engineering Service
National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, D.C.

The Rehabilitation Engineering Service at the National Rehabilitation Hospital
in Washington, DC is currently seeking an R&D Project Engineer.

Qualifications include an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or comparable field. Desired skills
and experience include the following:

* Software development using C/C++, Visual Basic, LabVIEW, Java, XML
* Virtual Reality programming using World Toolkit (or other similar VR package)
* Circuit design and fabrication
* Mechanical design and fabrication
* User interface design and human factors

Excellent written and spoken communication skills are required and experience
working as part of multi-disciplinary R&D project teams is desired.

The R&D Project Engineer will participate in federally-funded research and
development projects that address applications of technology to problems of
individuals with disabilities. The NRH Rehabilitation Engineering Service is
currently home to two center grants:
* The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Telerehabilitation (funded
by the U.S. Department of Education's National Institute on Disability and
Rehabilitation Research) investigates the delivery of rehabilitative services to
remote locations using multimedia and communication technologies
* The Assistive Technology and Neuroscience Research Center (funded by the U.S.
Army Medical Research and Materiel Command) focuses on the adaptation and
development of novel technologies to assistive devices and medical
rehabilitation.
Projects are carried out in collaboration with members of other research and
clinical disciplines, as well as with colleagues from both academia and
industry. Disabilities addressed include spinal cord injury, brain injury,
stroke, autistic disorder and other conditions affecting human function.

Persons with disabilities, members of minority groups, and women are especially
encouraged to apply.

To apply, contact:
Michael Rosen, PhD, Director
Rehabilitation Engineering Service - NRH
202-877-1932 (ph)
202-723-0628 (fax)
mjr2@mhg.edu
http://www.atnrc.org/jobs.html

NRH is An Equal Opportunity Employer. NRH and The NRH Medical Rehabilitation
Network does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national
origin, sexual orientation, religious creed, age, handicap, or disability in
employment of personnel or in admission, placement, treatment, or referral of
patients.

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