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08-29-2010, 11:56 PM
The Willy Taillard Laboratory of Kinesiology at University Hospitals of Geneva is accepting applications for a one-year part-time (50%) research assistant position.

The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of patient testing, including assisting with computerized gait analysis data collection, range of motion measurements, strength and spasticity assessments. Primary responsibilities will also include processing and reducing data, recruiting subjects for an ongoing study on cerebral palsy gait, and delivering high quality data to principal investigators and senior Laboratory staff.

Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in human movement, excellent organizational skills, a background in research and motion capture experience. Applicants should be fluent in French. Software expertise with Vicon Nexus, MS Office, Matlab are a plus. Experience working in physiotherapy is also favorable.

The Willy Taillard Laboratory of Kinesiology currently has over ten active research protocols, as well as providing a clinical service to our staff orthopedists and neurologists. The laboratory is equipped with a 12 camera VICON motion capture system, 2 AMTI and 2 Kistler force platforms, a Novel EMED platform, a Cosmed QuarkB2 system, 2 Microfet System for strength testing, a 16 channels Aurion ZeroWire EMG system and inertial sensors. The Laboratory offers a competitive salary. Please send a detailed CV to stephane.armand@hcuge.ch for consideration.

Stéphane ARMAND, PhD
Willy Taillard Laboratory of Kinesiology
University Hospitals of Geneva
4 Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil
CH-1211 Geneva 14, SWITZERLAND
Phone : +41 (0)22 37 27 827
Fax : +41 (0)22 37 27 799
Email : stephane.armand@hcuge.ch
Web : http://cinesiologie.hug-ge.ch