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  • Position Announcement: Director for the Division of MovementScience

    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) is accepting applications for a Director for the Division of Movement Science in the Research Department. The Director of this Division will be responsible for the research activities of the Movement Science Lab, coordinate the clinical service of the Lab and oversee all Lab staff and resources. Additional job responsibilities include the following: · Assisting clinicians in the characterization, evaluation, and treatment of orthopaedic and related neuromuscular disorders· Mentoring and teaching junior lab staff in order to develop their capabilities to the fullest· Working closely with clinicians and other hospital staff on research projects, providing advice and leadership in their design, execution, and analysis· Finding innovative ways of evaluating human movement and muscle function and assessing the effectiveness of clinical interventions on patients· Working with pediatric patients and their problems· Interacting positively and effectively with staff at all levels The Movement Science Lab is equipped with an 8 camera (MCams) Vicon Motion Capture System, 2 AMTI Force plates, a 10 channel EMG system, a Biodex Isokinetic system, a Cosmed K4b2 Portable Gas Exchange system, and a Novel Emed pedobarograph plate.Qualified candidates should possess the following:· Master's degree required, PhD preferred, in a field relevant to movement science· Excellent computer skills, particularly in the modeling of human movement· Minimum of seven years of experience in patient-related aspects of biomechanical measurement and analysis, resulting in publications in peer-reviewed journals· Experience with motion capture techniques· At least one year of supervisory experience in a lab A comprehensive benefits package and salary commensurate with experience are offered. There is also the possibility of a faculty appointment at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, depending upon qualifications. Texas Scottish Rite Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information contact Jeremy Howell ( or Nasreen Haideri ( Qualified candidates, e-mail vita or fax to (214) 559-7872 (attn: Jeremy Howell).

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