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02-25-2008, 02:23 AM
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Krystyna Gielo-Perczak, Biomch-L Co-moderator
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences
The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Job Title: Laboratory technician
Description: A position for laboratory technician is available immediately
in the Laboratory of Biomechanics at Northwestern University, Chicago,
Illinois. The position is intended to support various research projects
ongoing in our lab. The responsibilities of this position and qualifications
include the following:

- Regular checking and maintenance for lab equipment
- Subject recruitment, supervised by the PIs. These subjects will include
persons with musculoskeletal disorders, stroke, or spinal cord injury
- Participate in all aspects of data organization, management, and upkeep
- Set up and conduct experiments including subjects' preparation, data
collection equipment set up, and execution of protocol
- Instruct, train, and supervise students in and methods and protocols
- Maintain appropriate administrative records
- Prepare experimental protocols for IRB review

- Bachelor's degree required, preferably in mechanical engineering
(experience in biomechanics preferred), biomedical engineering, clinical
engineering, and related fields
- Experience as a research assistant in a healthcare related environment
- Experience of managing data
- Must possess excellent interpersonal and management skills

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: Mohsen Makhsous, PhD. e-mail:

More information of the departments and lab can be found in following links:
Northwestern University:
Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences:
Sitting Biomechanics Laboratory

Northwestern University hereby reaffirms its diversity and affirmative
action policy. It is the intention of the University to comply with all
applicable law. To contribute to the national effort to improve opportunity
for women and minorities, Northwestern actively seeks to recruit and retain
minority and female students; and seeks women and minorities for employment
positions. Northwestern's Affirmative Action effort is based on
- the personal commitments of University officials, faculty and staff,
- an adequate monitoring system,
- The Department for Human Resources' implementation of objectives in staff
- rigorous search efforts overseen by the Provost in the faculty employment
process, and
- personal and written internal and external communications intended to
disseminate relevant information to encourage attitudes in support of the

The University also seeks to further equal employment goals, externally,
through the use of equal employment clauses in contracts and purchase orders
and through efforts to establish working relationships with women and
minority business firms who can meet the University's needs for goods or
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Mohsen Makhsous, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dept. Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences

Dept. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dept. Orthopaedic Surgery

Northwestern University

645 N Michigan Ave., Suite 1100

Chicago, IL 60611

TEL: 312-503-0073, 312-238-4824

FAX: 312-908-0741, 312-238-2208

E-mail: m-makhsous2@northwestern.edu