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Robert Abramczyk
06-27-1996, 03:51 AM
Advertisement: Faculty Position in Orthopaedic Engineering

The Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Virginia
School of Medicine is seeking candidates for a tenure track
position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.
The position also carries the title of Engineering Director
of the Motion Analysis Laboratory which is located in the Kluge
Children's Rehabilitation Center, a satellite hospital of the
University of Virginia. Suitable candidates will have the
opportunity for a joint appointment in the school's Department
of Biomedical Engineering. The position requires a strong,
independent research program with some teaching responsibilities.
Collaboration with the department's clinical and research
faculty, particulary those working in the gait lab, will be
encouraged.

The lab is a state-of-the-art facility, with a Vicon 370 six-camera
kinematic system, two Kistler force plates, a Novel EMED and Pedar
foot pressure measurement system, and an 8-channel telemetry EMG
system.

For more information about the lab please see our homepage
on the World Wide Web:

http://www.med.virginia.edu/medcntr/gaitlab

Candidates with a Ph.D. degree in Engineering and appropriate
experience with human and pathologic gait (particularly cerebral
palsy and gait analysis) should submit a cover letter,
CV and three letters of recommendation sent separately to:

Dr. Mark F. Abel, Search Committee Chairman
Motion Analysis Laboratory
Kluge Children's Rehabilitation Center
2270 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
tel: (804) 982-0893
fax: (804) 982-1727
email: scg3q@virginia.edu


The University of Virginia is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.