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Lorraine Mulfinger
07-12-1995, 04:21 PM
**POSITION AVAILABLE**

THE CENTER FOR LOCOMOTION STUDIES
PENN STATE UNIVERSITY

A search is being conducted to fill the position of Systems Coordinator at
the Center for Locomotion Studies (CELOS), The Pennsylvania State
University, University Park, PA. CELOS is a biomechanics research
laboratory conducting funded research on the topics of the foot in
diabetes, locomotion in zero gravity, and posture, gait, and falls among
the elderly. CELOS is located on the University Park campus of The
Pennsylvania State University in central Pennsylvania. A complete
description of the position and the associated responsibilities are
provided below. Further details and application instructions may be
obtained by contacting Dr. Lorraine Mulfinger at lxm14@psu.edu.
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JOB TITLE: Systems Coordinator

LOCATION: Center for Locomotion Studies
Penn State University


PRINCIPAL DUTIES:
Identify software and hardware needs in areas of responsibility. Prepare
short- and long-range plans for software and hardware integration and
acquisition. Maintain and plan for upgrades of LAN hardware and software.
Design electronic and mechanical equipment for specialized research
applications. Consult with faculty, staff and students concerning their
research requirements and technical projects needs. Discuss problems
experienced by users. Develop solutions and/or suggest alternative
approaches to problems. Supervise assigned personnel. Provide technical
guidance and professional development. Provide informal instruction and
training to users. Be responsible for the design, implementation and
maintenance of a computer network. Keep abreast of current developments
and trends in computing. Write virtual instruments in LabView.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent (preferably in an engineering field), and
one to two years of work-related experience (preferably in the context of
biomechanics research). A Master's degree or equivalent and at least two
years of experience preferred. Familiarity with Macintosh applications and
LabView essential. Must occasionally provide weekend or evening support
for troubleshooting equipment failures and network problems.

THE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE
AGAINST ANY PERSON BECAUSE OF AGE AS DEFINED BY LAW, ANCESTRY, COLOR,
DISABILITY OR HANDICAP, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, RELIGIOUS CREED, SEX, SEXUAL
ORIENTATION OR VETERAN STATUS.