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wrledoux
10-30-2008, 04:27 AM
Please note that the position at the Rehabilitation Research &
Development (RR&D) Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and
Prosthetic Engineering at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in
Seattle, WA is only open to US citizens.

Regards,

William R. Ledoux, Ph.D.
email: wrledoux@u.washington.edu



On Oct 28, 2008, at 6:31 PM, William Ledoux wrote:

> The Rehabilitation Research & Development (RR&D) Center of
> Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering at
> the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, WA has a position
> available for a research engineer. This position is available
> immediately and will remain open until a suitable candidate has
> been found. The successful candidate will be involved primarily in
> two projects, but will have room to expand his or her involvement
> in other research areas related to the Centerís overall mission.
> The main responsibilities are: 1) to supervise the day-to-day
> activities of a research project quantifying pre- and post-surgical
> differences between ankle arthroplasty and ankle arthrodesis
> patients via a multi-segment kinematic foot model and 2) to
> maintain and continue to develop our robotic gait simulator for use
> with cadaveric feet and lower limb prosthetic components.
>
> Preferred technical competencies include the following: 1)
> experience with motion analysis data acquisition and analysis, 2)
> calibration and routine maintenance of instrumentation (force
> plates, pressure plates, load cells, etc.) and 3) familiarity with
> LabView. Furthermore, strong oral and written communication skills
> are necessary.
>
> This position requires a Masters (preferred) or Bachelors degree
> (with several years experience) in Mechanical Engineering,
> Bioengineering, or other biomechanics related field, as well as
> knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques of
> biomechanics.
>
> Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and curriculum
> vitae with 3 references to:
>
> William R. Ledoux, Ph.D.
>
> email: wrledoux@u.washington.edu
>
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