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03-28-2008, 09:21 AM
Research Technician Position (Full-Time)

Human Neuromechanics Laboratory

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI USA

The Human Neuromechanics Laboratory at the University of Michigan is looking for a well organized, dependable individual to conduct biomechanics research, set up and troubleshoot equipment (including motion analysis systems, EMG, force platforms and robotic systems), write computer programs for real time control of robotic devices for assisting gait rehabilitation after spinal cord injury, and collect, analyze, and present experimental data. Additional duties will include conducting general library research; assisting laboratory staff with experiments; ordering equipment and supplies; and minor clerical work.

Desired Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Movement Science, Master's degree preferred. Experience with computer programming (Matlab, Simulink), electronics troubleshooting, robotics, machining and/or biomechanics research.

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000 US, with excellent benefits including retirement contributions

More information about the laboratory and research can be found at:


Please send a resume, letter of interest, and contact information for three individuals that can serve as references to: Dan Ferris, ferrisdp@umich.edu. Applications will be reviewed immediately and the search is open until filled.

Questions in regards to applying for this position can be sent to ferrisdp@umich.edu

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

Dan Ferris, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Kinesiology
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Michigan

currently on sabbatical at:
Institute for Neural Computation
UC San Diego
(858) 534-9662