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kford48
03-08-2009, 11:57 PM
The Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital is accepting applications for a Research Biomechanist/Research Assistant in the Human Performance Laboratory.

The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree within biomedical engineering, kinesiology or a biomechanics related field with hands on experience in a research laboratory collecting and processing 3-D motion analysis data (Motion Analysis Corp.). The following are considered strong assets for the applicant: working knowledge and desire to reliably collect, process and analyze biomechanical and neuromuscular data, ability to quality control and calibrate motion analysis systems, experience with data reduction and processing with Matlab and Visual3D software packages, and ability to assist laboratory personnel in technical procedures. Other desired abilities are to design and perform experiments and record data according to research protocol, independently reproduce, evaluate, research and improve techniques currently used and adapt new methods to existing procedures. Also the abilities to assist in clinical gait analyses, to aid in grant development and to perform general computer troubleshooting and to regularly meet deadlines are highly desired.

The Human Performance Laboratory is equipped with a 10 camera Motion Analysis Corp. Eagle system, multiple AMTI force platforms, Noraxon telemetry EMG, novel pedar pressure distribution, multiple Biodex isokinetic dynamometers and a high speed treadmill. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. In consideration of our children the Medical Center is committed to a smoke-free workplace. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center conducts pre-employment drug screening as part of a comprehensive program to maintain a drug free workplace. Please apply online at www.cincinnatichildrens.org and send a detailed CV to:


Kevin Ford
Human Performance Laboratory
Cincinnati Children's Hospital - Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
kevin.ford@cchmc.org