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rjtriolo63
09-18-2001, 04:51 AM
Professional Opportunity:

Biomedical Engineer - Cleveland FES Center & Case Western Reserve University

The Cleveland FES Center at Case Western Reserve University is looking for
a full-time biomedical engineer to join a dynamic multidisciplinary
research team investigating lower extremity application of functional
electrical stimulation (FES) for standing, transfers, walking and control
of seated posture after spinal cord injury (SCI). Major responsibilities
include ongoing project management and conduct of ongoing clinical trials,
technology evaluation and transfer, biomechanical data collection and
analysis, and regulatory reporting and compliance. The Biomedical Engineer
will coordinate the surgical implementation, laboratory testing and
follow-up evaluation of implanted FES systems including the specification,
production and distribution of new technology and receipt of performance
data in multicenter clinical trials. Familiarity with methods of gait and
posture analysis, dynamometry and other biomechanical measurements, and
laboratory electronic instrumentation is desired. Qualified candidates
should posses a Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering or related
discipline and prior research or project management experience. Good
interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated
organizational abilities are needed for collaborative teamwork with
clinicians, researchers and users of the experimental
neuroprostheses. Expertise in Matlab/Labview programming, electrical
stimulation after spinal cord injury, rehabilitation outcomes and data
collection with human volunteers in clinical settings is a plus. Salary
and fringe benefits are competitive in a supportive, professionally
challenging and intellectually stimulating environment! The position is
available immediately and must be filled by January 2002. US citizenship
or permanent residency preferred.

Interested candidates should send a resume and three references to Dr.
Ronald J. Triolo, Ph.D., Cleveland FES Center, MetroHealth Medical Center
Room H601, 2500 MetroHealth Blvd, Cleveland OH 44109 (FAX:
216-778-7877). For additional information, please call 216-778-7877 or
216-791-3800 extension 4698.

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