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  • Position Announcement: Director for the Division of MovementScience

    *I apologize for the formatting of the previous post.*

    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
    * 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
    * 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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