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kford48
08-05-2010, 10:22 PM
Director of Motion Analysis Lab
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgical Services
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Medical Center is presently seeking a PhD level engineer to build and
lead a motion analysis laboratory. Qualified candidates must have a
terminal degree in Biomedical Engineering or similarly appropriate
field. Clinical exposure to gait assessment and treatment is highly
preferred. Previous managerial experience and current professional
engineering licensure or equivalent also preferred. Faculty appointments
are granted through the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
and the level/rank will be commensurate with candidate’s experience.

This is a unique opportunity to lead a multidisciplinary team
consisting of a biomedical engineer/kinesiologist and physical and
occupational therapists who will collaborate with rehabilitative
medicine, orthopaedic surgery and neurology physicians to provide the
best possible orthopaedic care for our young patients with motion
disorders. The Director of the Motion Analysis Lab will be responsible
for the supervision and operation of Biomedical and Rehabilitation
Engineering and the Gait Laboratory.

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital has one of the largest neuromuscular
patient populations and the largest pediatric physical therapy
department in the country and is looking to develop a comprehensive
multidisciplinary pediatric neuromuscular program. Cincinnati Children’s
Hospital Medical Center currently ranks in the top three among all
pediatric institutions and number two in NIH-funding among Children’s
Hospitals.

Our Orthopaedic faculty and staff have collaborated with world renowned
muscle disease neurologists, the largest neuro-development occupational
and physical therapy department and rehabilitative medicine specialists
to develop novel treatments and therapies for children with
neuromuscular conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and the
muscular dystrophies. We offer a top tier compensation and benefits
package, as well as assistance in moving to one of America’s most
livable cities. In addition, our physicians are offered a tremendous
amount of support to ensure their professional growth and to enable them
to effectively treat the children in their care. Please send curriculum
vitae, brief statement of research objectives, and contact information
for three references to:
James McCarthy, MD
Director of Orthopaedic Surgery
C/O: Kathleen Kopf, Physician Recruiter
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 15009
Cincinnati, OH 45229
kathleen.kopf@cchmc.org

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Women and Minorities are
encouraged to apply.