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Lange, Greg
12-20-2001, 05:29 AM
Biomechanist Position in Pediatric Motion Analysis Lab
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Philadelphia, PA


Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, PA, is a leading
pediatric hospital specializing in the treatment of children with
neuromuscular disorders including spinal cord injury and cerebral palsy. We
are seeking qualified applicants for a dynamic position in our Motion
Analysis Laboratory.

An M.S. level position is now available at Shriners Hospitals for
Children, Philadelphia, PA. A Master's degree in Biomechanics, Biomedical
Engineering, Kinesiology or related field is necessary. Applicants must
have experience with the VICON motion analysis system. Matlab and C++
programming experience a plus. Applicants should demonstrate strong
organizational and communication skills, the ability to work independently
and a strong desire to carry out clinical research. The position involves
carrying out all aspects of kinematic, kinetic and EMG data collection and
analysis using a VICON motion capture system with children with various
neuromuscular disabilities for numerous research studies. Biomechanical
model development and research protocol development are also key aspects of
the position. Applicants should send a letter of application and curriculum
vitae to the address below. Questions concerning the position can also be
addressed by the contact below.

Brian Smith
Research Department
Shriners Hospitals for Children
3551 North Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140
215-430-4082
215-430-4141 (FAX)
btsmith@shrinenet.org

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