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06-18-2009, 02:26 PM
The University of New South Wales, Biomechanics and Gait Laboratory is
seeking a Locum Biomechanics and Gait Laboratory Manager.

Please see position description below, and direct all enquiries to
A/Prof Andrew McIntosh, Director of the Biomechanics and Gait
Laboratory, a.mcintosh@unsw.edu.au

Locum Biomechanics and Gait Laboratory Manager (position description 12
June 2009)

Commencing on or after 1 July 2009 for up to a maximum of 12 months

Position Title: Biomechanics and Gait Laboratory Manager (Locum)

Level: Level 5 or 6

School: School of Risk and Safety Sciences

Faculty: Science

Supervisor: A/Prof. Andrew McIntosh, School of Risk and Safety

A locum position is available for a suitably qualified person. The
purposes of the position are to (1) manage the biomechanics laboratory;
(2) support research activities in biomechanics and ergonomics under the
supervision of A/Prof McIntosh; (3) support teaching in the laboratory;
and (4) assist in undertaking biomechanical analyses of gait.

The minimum education required is a Bachelors Degree in relevant
discipline, eg. Engineering / Biomedical Engineering / Science

The selection criteria are:


1) Bachelors degree in a related discipline, eg. physical
science or engineering.

2) Good communication skills - oral and written.

3) Experience and knowledge of biomechanics

4) Experience and knowledge of methods to analyse human movement
using quantitative three dimensional motion analysis.

5) Experience with the maintenance and operation of
instrumentation in biomechanics research

6) Knowledge of EEO and AA policy

Desirable Requirements

1. Masters degree in Biomedical Engineering or equivalent

2. Competency in Matlab and Windows based applications

3. Knowledge and enthusiasm for working with people with
movement impairments

4. Ability to work in a team

For further information please contact A/Prof Andrew McIntosh:

9385 5348


Mrs Deborah Vickers

MBiomedE, BE

Biomechanics Laboratory Manager

Biomechanics and Gait Laboratory

School of Risk and Safety Sciences

University of New South Wales

Sydney 2052

NSW Australia

ph:(02) 9385 5414

fax: (02) 9385 6190

email: d.vickers@unsw.edu.au

web: http://www.safesci.unsw.edu.au/contacts/dvickers.html

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