View Full Version : Position Announcement -- Gait Lab Director

Adrian Liggins
06-26-1998, 07:39 AM
Dear Colleagues,

Please respond directly to the Human Resources Department, at the address
given for the following position announcement.


Adrian Liggins PhD PEng

Director of Gait Laboratory

Shriners Hospital for Children is a pediatric specialty hospital offering
high quality orthopaedic medical care to children and adolescents at no cost
to the patient or their family.

We are seeking to employ a qualified and highly motivated individual to
develop and manage our Gait Analysis Laboratory. Responsibilities will
include extensive involvement in the clinical assessments of mainly CP
patients, coordinating the plan of care with the surgical team, developing
research, and in-lab teaching of gait analysis principles.

Gait Lab Description

* 6-camera Vicon system
* Novel EMED PedoBarograph
* 1200 square feet area, with self-contained exam room and office space

Candidates for this position should:

* Have a Masters Degree in Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering and
preferably at least five years of experience specializing in gait and motion

* Have the demonstrated ability to apply engineering knowledge to the
assessment of pathologic gait in a clinical environment.

* Demonstrate the ability to develop and evaluate biomechanical models and
computer-based systems to measure human movement.

Excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package. Send detailed
resume/curriculum vitae and salary requirements to:

Shriners Hospitals for Children
Human Resources Department
3100 Samford Avenue
Shreveport, LA 71103
Tel: (318) 226-3305
Fax: (318) 424-7610


Shriners Hospitals maintain a drug-free workplace.

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