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Charlotte Shupert
03-08-2000, 03:04 AM
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Human Posture Laboratory
Neurological Sciences Institute
Oregon Health Sciences University
1120 N.W. 20th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209

Title: Laboratory Bioengineer

This is a full-time position at the Neurological Sciences Institute (NSI)
of Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon. The
Laboratory Bioengineer maintains and develops experimental hardware and
software for the Human Posture Laboratory under the direction of Fay B.
Horak, PhD, PT. Established in 1971, the Human Posture Laboratory is
supported by several NIH grants to study neural control of balance and
spatial orientation, effects of Parkinson's disease, vestibular disorders,
and peripheral neuropathy on control of balance and the rehabilitation of
balance disorders.

The responsibilities include:

1 Assisting the Systems Engineer with maintaining the laboratory's
mechanical and electronic devices. These include a movable hydraulic force
platform under computer control, a Motion Analysis kinematics recording
system, an EMG amplification and recording system, force transducers, rate
sensors, and accelerometers.

2. Assisting with constructing, maintaining and repairing new experimental
equipment for the study of human movement.

3. Developing, maintaining and documenting Matlab programs for the Human
Posture Laboratory, and assisting with the design and development of data
analysis programs.

4. Documenting electronic and other new equipment and maintaining software.

This exciting opportunity will allow the Bioengineer to act as the main
source of technical support in the Human Posture Laboratory. A BS or MS in
engineering or science is required. Also required are familiarity with
electronics, computers, and programming. Experience with Matlab
programming, electronic circuitry, and motion analysis is preferable.

To submit a resume or obtain information, please contact:

Charlotte L. Shupert, PhD
Human Posture Laboratory
Neurological Sciences Institute
Oregon Health Sciences University
1120 N.W. 20th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
Telephone: 503-413-7091 Fax: 503-413-7229 E-mail:
charlott@otolith.lhs.org

Charlotte L. Shupert, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Scientist

Neurological Sciences Institute
Oregon Health Sciences University
1120 NW 20th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97209

Phone: 503-413-7471
Fax: 503-413-7229
email: charlott@otolith.lhs.org

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