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Pollo, Fabian
10-11-2005, 05:19 AM
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT



LABORATORY MANAGER/CHIEF ENGINEER

Baylor Motion & Sports Performance Center



The Baylor Motion & Sports Performance Center is seeking to hire a
full-time laboratory manager/chief engineer. The Motion & Sports
Performance Center is under the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at
Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. The laboratory is
very well equipped with a 12-camera Vicon MX-40 Motion Capture System, 3
AMTI Force Platforms, 10-Channel Motion Lab Systems EMG System, and
novel EMED and PEDAR Plantar Pressure Measurement Systems. The
laboratory has a very busy research and clinical patient volume with
approximately 300 patients tested every year. The laboratory also has
an increasing sports component with current collaborations with USA
Track & Field and a PGA Instructor for elite golf swing analyses.



Major Responsibilities:

* Maintain/run all laboratory equipment, including
modeling/analysis software development
* Supervise student projects, surgical and research Fellows,
laboratory interns, and staff
* Responsible for IRB collaborations with respect to research
project submissions, annual renewals, project modifications and adverse
event reporting.
* Develop and implement independent research projects resulting in
publication in peer reviewed journals, in addition to developing and
writing grant proposals for government agencies and private industry
* Develop and coordinate interdisciplinary projects with team of
physicians, research scientists, exercise physiologists, therapists,
coaches, and fitness center staff



Minimum Position Requirements:

* Master of Science in Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, or
related field with a minimum of 3-5 years experience with motion capture
and analysis in a research and/or clinical setting
* PhD in Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, or related field
with some relevant experience in motion capture, preferably with a
post-doc in a motion analysis laboratory
* Excellent computer knowledge in all Microsoft Office software,
in addition to Adobe Photoshop and Premier
* Computer programming skills in LabView and Vicon BodyBuilder for
creating custom modeling and analysis programs
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Track record of publications and some grant writing experience
preferred



Baylor offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health and
retirement. Salary will be commensurate with education, training and
experience. Please direct all questions and inquires to:



Fabian E. Pollo, Ph.D.

Director, Orthopaedic Research

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Baylor University Medical Center

3500 Gaston Avenue

Dallas, Texas 75246

Voice: (214) 820-4086

Fax: (214) 820-1988

E-Mail: fabianp@baylorhealth.edu





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