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rpalmieri83
07-18-2007, 05:40 AM
RESEARCH TECHNICIAN IN KINESIOLOGY

INJURY BIOMECHANICS AND NEUROMUSCULAR RESEARCH LABORATORIES UNIVERSITY
OF MICHIGAN



Position Announcement

Research Technician (Biomechanics)



The Sports Injury Research Group at The University of Michigan seeks a
qualified laboratory technician to help run day-to-day activities in
sports injury-related studies and complete laboratory tasks as
specified. The research focus in the laboratories is the neuromuscular
and biomechanical mechanisms of, and adaptations to knee and ankle
injury and disease.



Responsibilities associated with this full-time position are:

* Collection and analysis of human movement and strength data,
using Vicon motion capture systems, AMTI force platforms, Delsys EMG
equipment, and isokinetic dynamometers.

* Management of experiments with human subjects

* Maintaining documentation on laboratory procedures



Requirements for this position are:

* A Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, Engineering, or related
discipline, Master's degree preferred.

* The person should be detail oriented with the capacity to
manage or coordinate several study-related tasks concurrently.

* The position involves close interaction with faculty and
graduate/undergraduate students; thus successful candidates would have
strong people skills.

* Applicants with research experience and adequate programming
(eg., C++, Matlab and Labview) skills will be given preference



The position is available immediately. It is funded for 2 years, and
dependent on availability of research funds thereafter. The salary range
is $26,000 - $34,000, depending on education and experience. The
position includes benefits.



Please apply via the University of Michigan applicant management system
by attaching one MS Word document. The applicant management system
website is http://www.umich.edu/~jobs/, job id number 10391.
Applications should include a resume and 2 references.



Questions about the position should be directed to:

Riann Palmieri-Smith, Ph.D., ATC

Assistant Professor

Athletic Training, Movement Science, & Orthopaedics
3060D CCRB, 401 Washtenaw Avenue
Division of Kinesiology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Office: 734-615-3154
Fax: 734-936-1925
Email: riannp@umich.edu



The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action
Employer.



__________________________________________________ __________

Riann Palmieri-Smith, PhD, ATC

Assistant Professor

Athletic Training, Movement Science, & Orthopaedics

Division of Kinesiology

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2214

Email: riannp@umich.edu

Phone: 734-615-3154

Fax: 734-936-1925