PDA

View Full Version : Position Announcement: Director for the Division of MovementScience



ktulchin60
09-09-2005, 01:33 AM
*I apologize for the formatting of the previous post.*

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) is accepting
applications for a Director for the Division of Movement Science in the
Research Department. The Director of this Division will be responsible
for the research activities of the Movement Science Lab, coordinate the
clinical service of the Lab and oversee all Lab staff and resources.

Additional job responsibilities include the following:
* Assisting clinicians in the characterization, evaluation, and
treatment of orthopaedic and related neuromuscular disorders
* Mentoring and teaching junior lab staff in order to develop their
capabilities to the fullest
* Working closely with clinicians and other hospital staff on
research projects, providing advice and leadership in their design,
execution, and analysis
* Finding innovative ways of evaluating human movement and muscle
function and assessing the effectiveness of clinical interventions on
patients
* Working with pediatric patients and their problems
* Interacting positively and effectively with staff at all levels

The Movement Science Lab is equipped with an 8 camera (MCams) Vicon
Motion Capture System, 2 AMTI Force plates, a 10 channel EMG system, a
Biodex Isokinetic system, a Cosmed K4b2 Portable Gas Exchange system,
and a Novel Emed pedobarograph plate.

Qualified candidates should possess the following:
* Master's degree required, PhD preferred, in a field relevant to
movement science
* Excellent computer skills, particularly in the modeling of human
movement
* Minimum of seven years of experience in patient-related aspects
of biomechanical measurement and analysis, resulting in publications in
peer-reviewed journals
* Experience with motion capture techniques
* At least one year of supervisory experience in a lab

A comprehensive benefits package and salary commensurate with
experience are offered. There is also the possibility of a faculty
appointment at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at
Dallas, depending upon qualifications. Texas Scottish Rite Hospital is
an equal opportunity employer. For additional information contact
Jeremy Howell (jeremy.howell@tsrh.org) or Nasreen Haideri
(nessie.haideri@tsrh.org). Qualified candidates, e-mail vita or fax to
(214) 559-7872 (attn: Jeremy Howell).


************************************************** ************************************************** ***************
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is one of the nation's leading pediatric centers for the
treatment of orthopedic conditions and learning disorders, like dyslexia. This email transmission
and/or its attachments may contain confidential health information,
intended only for the use of the individual or entity named above.

The authorized recipient of this information is prohibited from disclosing it to any other party unless
required to do so by law and is required to delete/destroy the information after its stated need has
been fulfilled. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying, distribution or action
taken in reliance on the contents of this email transmission is prohibited. If you have received this
information in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete this information.

We appreciate your efforts to protect the children's confidential information.
************************************************** ************************************************** ***************