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06-23-2008, 01:04 AM
Laboratory of Sitting Biomechanics

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 Sitting Biomechanics at Northwestern University at
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:


ü Regular checking and maintenance for lab equipment

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

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

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

ü Instruct, train, and supervise students in and methods and protocols

ü Maintain appropriate administrative records

ü Prepare experimental protocols for IRB review


ü Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in mechanical engineering
(experience in biomechanics preferred), biomedical engineering, clinical
engineering, and related fields

ü Experience as a research assistant in a healthcare related environment

ü Experience of managing data

ü Must possess excellent interpersonal and management skills

ü Able to work on multiple projects in parallel with good time management

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: Fang “Amanda” Lin, DSc. 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



Fang "Amanda" Lin, DSc

Northwestern University/Rehabilitation Institue of Chicago