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07-05-2005, 02:50 AM
The Musculoskeletal Modeling and Imaging Group (MMIG) in the Department
of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Michigan is seeking to
immediately hire a full-time research assistant. MMIG is a
multidisciplinary group of faculty, staff, and students that conducts
research on a wide variety of musculoskeletal topics ranging from
soft-tissue disorders of the shoulder to knee arthroplasty. The
position is to support the research activities of the group. Activities
include subject recruitment, data collection (load cell, EMG, motion,
ultrasound, etc.), data processing and management, maintaining records
for IRB compliance, and prepare manuscripts for publication. Current
projects include computational modeling of the normal and pathologic
shoulder, MRI and ultrasound imaging of the glenohumeral joint,
kinematics studies of rotator cuff tear patients, and arthroplasty
studies involving cadaver tissues. Experience with LabView and Matlab is
desirable. The successful candidate will work with faculty, staff, and
graduate students to conduct research in orthopaedics. The successful
applicant will have at least a B.S. with an emphasis on biomechanics.
Funding for this position comes from intramural and extramural sources.

The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory/affirmative action
employer and strongly encourages females and minorities to apply.

For more information about our research, visit
http://www.orl.med.umich.edu/rehughes/index.htm or contact Richard
Hughes, Ph.D., MedSport, University of Michigan, 24 Frank Lloyd Wright
Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48106-0391. Phone: 734-930-7388. E-mail:

The position is posted on the University of Michigan employment website

Richard E. Hughes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering
University of Michigan
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive
POB 391
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-0391
Phone 734-930-7388
FAX 734-930-7379

For more information about my research, visit

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