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  • Position Announcement: Bioengineer, Movement Science Lab

    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) is accepting
    applications for a bioengineer in the Movement Science Laboratory. The
    Movement Science Lab is equipped with an 8 camera 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 platform.

    Job responsibilities include the following:
    * Development of biomechanical models to assess functional movement
    tasks, including motion of the upper extremity and spine.
    * Operate, maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment. Provide
    evaluations and recommendations of equipment necessary to perform
    research investigations.
    * Assist with patient evaluations, including instrumentation of
    patients, data analysis and interpretation.
    * Engage in the design, execution and analysis of research
    investigations involving human movement performance.
    * Demonstrate the ability to interact with pre-schoolers, school-age
    children and adolescents at developmentally appropriate levels.

    Qualified candidates should possess the following:
    * Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred, in engineering,
    or relevant field.
    * Excellent computer skills, particularly in the modeling of human
    * Past experience in patient-related aspects of biomechanical
    measurement and analysis.
    * Experience with motion capture techniques.
    * Preferred experience with motion analysis in a pediatric clinical

    A comprehensive benefits package and salary commensurate with
    experience are offered. Texas Scottish Rite Hospital is an equal
    opportunity employer. For additional information contact Jeremy Howell
    ( ) Qualified candidates, e-mail vita or fax to
    (214) 559-7872 (attn: Jeremy Howell).

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