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Christopher L. Vaughan
02-18-1992, 03:19 AM
I recently received this advertisement from Alabama for a person to
run a new gait lab in Birmingham. My contact person was:

Dr. John T. Killian
Pediatric Orthopaedic Services
Children's Hospital of Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1600 Seventh Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

phone: (205) 939 9836 fax: (205) 939 9833

Unfortunately he does not have an e-mail address!


The School of Engineering invites applications for a Research
Assistant Professor faculty position in rehabilitation engineering
beginning as soon as possible and no later than the fall of 1992.
Candidates should have at least 1 year of experience managing a
gait laboratory. Preference will be given to candidates who have
experience with the VICON or similar analysis systems. Duties will
include developing and managing the UAB Gait Laboratory as well as
collaborating with faculty and graduate students in rehabilitation
engineering research. The primary appointment will be made in
either the Department of Biomedical Engineering, or the Department
of Mechanical Engineering, as appropriate. Secondary appointments
are available in the Departments of Surgery and/or Physical

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of
Alabama at Birmingham offers programs leading to the M.S. and Ph.D.
degrees. Examples of research areas in biomedical engineering are
biomaterials, biomechanics, bioinstrumentation, biotechnology, and
medical imaging. The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers
programs leading to the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Examples of
research areas in mechanical engineering include rotating
equipment, turbomachinery, manufacturing automation, hard and soft
tissue biomechanics, and fluid dynamics.

UAB is an autonomous campus within the University of Alabama
system. UAB faculty currently are involved in over $100 million of
externally funded grants and contracts. The School of Engineering
has on-line access to a Cray XMP/24 supercomputer through the
Alabama Supercomputer Network. The UAB environment offers an
excellent opportunity for engineers to pursue research and
educational activities in collaboration with outstanding scientists
in a variety of disciplines.

Applicants for this non-tenure track position must be U.S. citizens
or have permanent U.S. residency, and must have an earned doctorate
in biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related
suitable discipline.

Interested persons should send an application letter, a current
vita, copies of important publications (if applicable), and
research interests, and the names of three references to:

Terry Wright, Ph.D. Ernest M. Stokely, Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering Dept. Biomedical Engineering Dept.
University of Alabama at University of Alabama at
Birmingham Birmingham
UAB Station UAB Station
Birmingham, AL 35294 Birmingham, AL 35294

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The
University of Alabama at Birmingham is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer, and encourages applications from
qualified women and minorities.

I hope you find this of some interest.

Kit Vaughan