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07-07-2010, 06:12 AM
Laboratory of Soft Tissue Injury post SCI

Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences

The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University



Job Title: Research coordinator

Description: A position for research coordinator is available immediately in
the Laboratory of Soft Tissue Injury post SCI in Northwestern University in
Chicago. The position is intended to support various research projects
ongoing in our lab. The responsibilities of this position and qualifications
include the following:



Responsibilities:

Subject recruitment, supervised by the PI. These subjects will
include persons with musculoskeletal disorders, stroke, or spinal cord
injury

Participate in all aspects of animal study (rat and minipig)

Participate in all aspects of data organization, management, and
upkeep

Set up and conduct experiments including subjects preparation, data
collection equipment set up, and execution of protocol

Instruct, train, supervise, and evaluated students in procedures and
methods

Maintain appropriate administrative records

Prepare human subject experimental protocols for IRB review

Prepare animal experimental protocols for IACUC review

Participating team work to work around hours for some intensive
protocols



Qualifications:

Bachelors degree required, a Masters degree is a plus, preferably
in biomedical sciences, clinical engineering, and related fields

Experience of assisting biomedical research in an academic
environment

Experience of managing data

Must possess excellent interpersonal and management skills

Must have good writing skills

Must have specialized skill and experience, or willing to take the
training, in working with patient with musculoskeletal and/or neurological
disorders.

Previous experience with animal study (rat, minipig) is highly
preferred, or willing to take the training and working with animals (rat,
minipig).



To apply, e-mail a cover letter with a statement of interests, a
resume/curriculum vita, and the names of three individuals whom can be
contacted as references to: Mohsen Makhsous, PhD. e-mail:
m-makhsous2@northwestern.edu



More information of the departments and lab can be found in following links:

Northwestern University:

www.northwestern.edu

Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences:

http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/nupthms/index.html

Laboratory of Soft Tissue Injury post SCI

http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/nupthms/research/makhsous/makhsous-home
html#rehabilitation



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