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Debra Hurwitz
04-25-2002, 03:32 AM
JOB POSTING
Gait Laboratory Manager/Research Engineer
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center

The gait laboratory, in the department of Orthopedic Surgery, at
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois has a
permanent position available for a Gait Laboratory Manager/Research
Engineer. The primary responsibilities associated with this position
include: overseeing the daily operation of the laboratory, ensuring quality
control of all aspects of testing, data collection and processing,
supervising personnel who work in the laboratory and coordinating the
scheduling of the different research projects within the gait laboratory.
Research opportunities are also possible with this position. The diverse
responsibilities of this position require someone with strong engineering
skills as well as strong interpersonal skills and organizational skills.

The gait laboratory at Rush is a research lab that focuses on the
biomechanics of human motion in adults. Some of the ongoing research
projects address the role of dynamic joint loading in the progression of
osteoarthritis and the function of total joint replacements. For further
information on the gait laboratory at Rush visit the website at
http://www.ortho.rush.edu/gait.

Candidates must have a degree in Bioengineering or a related Engineering
discipline with a concentration in Biomechanics. A Masters degree is
preferred or a Bachelors degree with relevant work experience. Candidates
must already have authorization to work in the United States. Qualified
applicants should send a cover letter stating career objectives and goals
and a resume to:

Debra E. Hurwitz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Director of Gait Laboratory
Department of Orthopedic Surgery-1425 Jelke S.C.
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center
1653 W. Congress Parkway,
Chicago, IL 60612

312-942-5791 (telephone)
dhurwitz@rush.edu (email)

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