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02-28-2008, 06:24 AM

The Human Performance Lab at Stanford seeks a
qualified laboratory technician to help run
day-to-day activities in performance and
injury-related testing and research. The lab
provides sport science services to the Department
of Athletics and conducts research on
musculoskeletal injury mechanisms and prevention.
The laboratory technician will collaborate
closely with biomechanists, exercise
physiologists, and physicians in the Sports Medicine Center.

Responsibilities associated with this full-time
position (40 hours per week) are:
- Management and scheduling of testing
interacting with coaches on a regular basis
- Collection and analysis of human movement data,
using Vicon motion capture systems, Bertec force
platforms and instrumented treadmill, Delsys EMG
equipment, and siliconCOACH video analysis software.
- Assist in various research projects
- Write MATLAB scripts for data analysis
- Maintain equipment, supplies, and computers
- Maintain electronic database

Requirements for this position are:
- A Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology,
Engineering, or related discipline. A Master's
degree or equivalent experience in related areas is 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
coaches, athletes, faculty, clinicians, and
graduate/undergraduate students; thus the
successful candidate would have strong people skills.
- Applicants with research experience and
adequate programming (Matlab and C++) skills will be given preference

The position is available immediately, but is
unfortunately limited to persons who can work in
the US. Please apply via the Stanford University
job search system. The website is
http://jobs.stanford.edu/ and the job ID is 29353.

Applications should include a resume and 2
references. The full-time salary range is
$45-$55K, depending on education and experience.

Questions about the position should be directed to:
Thor Besier, Ph.D.
Director, Human Performance Laboratory
Sports Medicine Center
341 Galvez St
Stanford University
Stanford CA 94305

Email: besier@stanford.edu
Website: http://humanperformance.stanford.edu