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03-11-2011, 09:00 PM
Occupational Safety and Health Engineering (OSHE) program in the department of Industrial & Management Systems Engineering at the West Virginia University has two graduate trainee positions available for fall 2011. Trainees will pursue MS degree in Industrial Engineering specializing in Occupational Biomechanics, Safety, and Ergonomics.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT - All students admitted to OSHE training program are automatically considered for full tuition support and a monthly stipend. The OSHE program is a NIOSH-supported training program, so funding is for US citizens only.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A B.S. in Industrial or closely related Engineering field. Experience in Computer programming, biomechanics/ergonomics data collection, and professional writing skills are preferred.
SETTING: Trainees will have access to the Industrial Ergonomics lab at WVU. The lab houses cutting edge biomechanics and ergonomics research facilities including an eight camera Vicon-Nexus motion analysis system, Kistler Ground reaction force platforms, Noroxon wireless EMG system, Lido workset II isometric and isokinetic strength measurements systems, Biosyn marker-free full body functional assessment of biomechanics system, Biometrics electrogoniometer and EMG system, Lido lift device, AnyBody modeling system.
In addition, trainees will also have opportunity to work with the researchers at NIOSH, Morgantown with an access to their world-class research facilities.

Please contact:
Ashish D. Nimbarte, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
PO Box 6070
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506-6107
Voice: (304) 293-9473
Fax: (304) 293-4970