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    Hello fellow BIOMCHers,

    Please find below a pasted advert for a research position at Georgia Tech
    Center for Human Movement Studied. In addition, please respond to the
    designated parties mentioned below.

    Dwight Waddell

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    Position Available: Research Associate/Engineer/Scientist
    Center for Human Movement Studies
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    Atlanta, GA 30332-0356

    Contact: Dr. Robert Gregor
    Director, Center for Human Movement Studies
    404-894-1031 or 404-894-1028

    The Center for Human Movement Studies is seeking an individual with a
    background related to biomechanics, movement control, kinesiology and/or
    biomedical engineering with an interest in the application of biomechanical
    techniques to the study of human movement. The Center started in 1997 and
    currently has several projects related to movement control using both
    animal and human models. Current projects in the Center include gait
    analysis in child amputees, the investigation of an intense Tai Chi
    exercise intervention and prevention of falls in the elderly, the neural
    control of movement in patients with Parkinson's Disease, and motor output
    strategies and movement control, to name a few. Faculty in the Center
    currently interact with faculty and staff in the Center for Assistive
    Technology and Environmental Access, the Georgia Tech Research Institute,
    the Department of Applied Physiology, the College of Engineering, the
    Departments of Physiology, Neurology, Rehabilitation Medicine and Cell
    Biology at Emory University, the Atlanta VA Hospital, and the Scottish Rite
    Hospital. The Center is multi-disciplinary in its approach to the study of
    movement control.

    Qualifications for the position include:

    Background in biomechanics/human movement analysis
    Familiarity with biomechanical instrumentation including PEAK motion
    analysis systems (MOTUS), Kistler and Bertec force plates, Konigsberg EMG
    systems, force sensors, and isokinetic dynamometers
    Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
    Strong scientific writing skills
    Experience in computer networking and familiarity with LabView a plus

    Responsibilities include:

    Participation in data collection
    Operating and troubleshooting biomechanical instrumentation and maintaining
    laboratory equipment
    Participation in data reduction and analysis
    Assist with software development for data analysis
    Assist with manuscript publications and conference presentations

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    Dwight E. Waddell Jr., Ph.D.
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    Center for Human Movement Studies
    Dept. Health & Performance Sciences
    281 Ferst Drive
    Atlanta, GA 30332-0356

    Office: (404) 385-1559
    Fax : (404) 894-7593
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