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mkurz14
05-06-2009, 05:37 AM
FALL 2009 GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTSHIP
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER

We are currently are accepting applications for a graduate research
assistantship that will start in Fall 2009. This research assistantship is
supported by an externally funded project that will evaluate the ability of
a new body weight suspension device to rehabilitate the neuromuscular
function of children with cerebral palsy. This position includes a stipend
and tuition reimbursement.

DEGREES OFFERED: Interested individuals can pursue the MS or PhD degrees
with a rehabilitative biomechanics focus.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties include subject recruitment, data
collection/processing, laboratory maintenance, manuscript preparation and
assisting with clinical gait analysis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: BS or MS or DPT in Physical Therapy, Exercise
Science, Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering or related field. Experiences
with children with disabilities, biomechanical data collection and
professional writing skills are preferred.

APPLICATIONS: Interested applications are encouraged to electronically
submit a letter of interest, academic transcripts, and three letters of
recommendation to:

Max J. Kurz, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation
University of Nebraska Medical Center
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450
Tel. 402-559-9599
Fax. 402-559-9263
mkurz@unmc.edu
www.unmc.edu/dept/mmi/