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11-07-2007, 12:11 AM
Laboratory of Sitting Biomechanics

Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences

The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University



Job Title: Research engineer/coordinator

Description: A position for research engineer/associate is available
immediately in the Laboratory of Biomechanics in Northwestern University in
Chicago. The position is intended to support various research projects
ongoing in our lab. The responsibilities of this position and qualifications
include the following:



Responsibilities:

ü Subject recruitment, supervised by the PI. These subjects will
include persons with musculoskeletal disorders, stroke, or spinal cord
injury

ü Participate in animal study (rat and minipig)

ü Participate in all aspects of data organization, management, and
upkeep

ü Set up and conduct experiments including subjects’ preparation, data
collection equipment set up, and execution of protocol

ü Instruct, train, supervise, and evaluated students in procedures and
methods

ü Maintain appropriate administrative records

ü Prepare experimental protocols for IRB review



Qualifications:

ü Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred, preferably in
biomedical sciences, clinical engineering, and related fields

ü Experience as a research assistant in a rehabilitation environment

ü Experience of managing data

ü Must possess excellent interpersonal and management skills

ü Must have good writing skills

ü Must have specialized skill and experience, or willing to take the
training, in working with patient with musculoskeletal disorders.

ü Previous experience with animal study (rat, minipig) highly
preferred, or willing to take the training and working with animals (rat,
minipig).



To apply, e-mail a cover letter with a statement of interests, a
resume/curriculum vita, and the names of three individuals whom can be
contacted as references to: Amanda Lin, DSc. e-mail: f-lin@northwestern.edu



More information of the departments and lab can be found in following links:

Northwestern University:

www.northwestern.edu

Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences:


http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/nupthms/index.html

Sitting Biomechanics Laboratory



http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/nupthms/research/makhsous/makhsous-home
html#rehabilitation


http://www.smpp.northwestern.edu/sitting_biomechanics/index.htm

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