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01-06-2010, 06:23 PM
The Gait Laboratory of the Orthopaedic Hospital for Children Aschau Germany
invites applications for a PhD position in the fields of motion analysis / clinical

The successful applicant should possess a Master's degree in Human
Movement Sciences, Sports Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical
Engineering, or a closely related discipline with a talent to work with children.
Preliminary experience in 3D gait analysis, Muscle Mechanics and MatLab
programming would be helpful.

The PhD position will focus on the musculo-skeletal adaptations of the lower
extremities of patients with various musculo-skeletal problems and their
functional implications on gait. Besides 3D gait analysis, MRI, ultrasound and
force measurements of muscle groups will be considered.

The position is funded by the Behandlungszentrum Aschau GmbH. Position will
be available from 1st April 2010 and will start with a 2 years contract.
Extension is subject to satisfactory progress. Salary will be offered half-time,
according to federal regulation (TVL) depending on level of qualification
The paediatric orthopaedic hospital in Aschau is Germany’s largest orthopaedic
hospital for children; clinical director is Dr. Leonhard Doederlein. Aschau is
located 1h South-east from Munich close to the Bavarian Alps. Co-supervision
will be in collaboration with the University of Technology Munich, other suitable
collaborations are welcome.

Please submit your application together with a curriculum vitae, publications or
thesis work and contact information of two references electronically to Dr.
Harald Boehm (h.boehm@bz-aschau.de).

Dr. Harald Boehm
Director Gait Laboratory
Orthopaedic Hospital for Children
Behandlungszentrum Aschau GmbH
Bernauer Straße 18
83229 Aschau i. Chiemgau
Tel: +49 8052 171 - 2016