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03-02-2010, 07:01 AM
Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics

For our growing Research Team in the European Centre for Knee Research in Leuven we are looking for a

Research Scientist Gait Laboratory (m/f)

Your function will deal with all aspects of research in the field of gait analysis and knee biomechanics

Project management, testing, analysis and interpretation of gait lab related tests

- Development of standard test specifications and methods

- Development of test set-ups

- Programming test machines

- Coordination of studies / projects with external laboratories and universities

- Education of surgeons and engineers

- Presenting test results to collaborating surgeons

- Publishing in peer-reviewed journals

Development of gait analysis laboratory and protocols in the gait laboratory

Public presentation of research work

Analysis and documentation of results

Your profile

University degree in electronic, biomedical engineering or movement science or related fields (PhD preferred)

Solid knowledge of the musculo-skeletal system

Programming experience (eg. MatLab, C++, Java)

Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills in English, preferably with additional skills in Dutch/French

Experience with design and maintenance of gait lab and/or electromechanical systems

Publications in peer-reviewed journals would be advantageous

Independent, result oriented and structured working style

Willingness to travel

We offer

Modern, dynamic working environment in a state-of-the-art laboratory

Interaction with Research and Surgeon Experts in the field of Orthopaedics

Independent work planning with high level of responsibility

Integration in the international network of laboratories and professionals of Smith&Nephew

Collaboration with high-level, research-oriented orthopaedic surgeons

Member of a young and growing team

Possibility to obtain a PhD degree within the project work

Does this challenge appeal to you? Then we would like to meet you. Please send your complete application to:

Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, Jo Theunissen, Researchpark Haasrode 1030 Technologielaan 11 Bis,

3001 Leuven, Belgium (Tel. +32 (0) 16 30 14 12). email: Jo.Theunissen@smith-nephew.com.

To discuss any questions concerning the job profile please contact Oliver Bösl, Manager Biomechanics and European Knee

Research (Tel. +41 62 832 28 76) email: Oliver.Boesl@smith-nephew.com

Contact www.smith-nephew.com for further interesting vacancies.