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  • Job Posting: Biomechanics Research Technician - Sport InjuryPrevention Center

    Market Title: Research Technician Associate
    Department: Orthopaedic Surgery- Sport Injury Prevention Center
    FLSA: Non-Exempt
    Salary Range: $22,390 - $33,590
    Shift/Hours/Days: Monday through Friday
    Part-Time: 20 Hours per Week

    The Musculoskeletal and Sport Injury Research Group at The University of
    Michigan seeks a qualified laboratory technician to help run day-to-day
    activities in sports injury-related studies and complete laboratory
    tasks as specified. The research focus in the laboratory is the
    neuromuscular and biomechanical mechanisms of musculoskeletal and sports

    Duties include but are not limited to:
    * Collection and analysis of human movement and strength data, using
    Vicon motion capture systems, AMTI force platforms, Delsys EMG
    equipment, and isokinetic dynamometers.
    * Management of experiments with human subjects
    * Maintaining documentation on laboratory procedures

    Requirements for this position are:
    * A Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, Engineering, or related
    discipline, Master's degree preferred.
    * The person should be detail oriented with the capacity to manage or
    coordinate several study-related tasks concurrently.
    * The position involves close interaction with faculty and
    graduate/undergraduate students; thus successful candidates would have
    strong people skills.
    * Applicants with research experience and adequate programming (eg.,
    C++, Matlab and Labview) skills will be given preference

    NOTE: The position is available immediately. The full-time salary range
    stated above is depending on education and experience. The position
    includes benefits.

    The interview process will begin on October 15, 2007, and will continue
    until a candidate has been found.

    Please apply via the University of Michigan applicant management system
    by attaching one MS Word document. The applicant management system
    website is, job id number 12146.
    Applications should include a resume and 2 references.

    Questions about the position should be directed to:
    Edward Wojtys, MD
    Professor of Orthopaedics
    Medical Director, MedSport
    University of Michigan
    Domino's Farms - Ann Arbor
    24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive
    Reception: Lobby A
    Ann Arbor, MI 48106-0391
    Telephone: (734) 930-7408

    The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action

    Riann Palmieri-Smith, Ph.D., ATC

    Assistant Professor

    Athletic Training, Movement Science, & Orthopaedics

    Division of Kinesiology

    University of Michigan

    3060D CCRB, 401 Washtenaw Avenue

    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2214

    Office: 734-615-3154

    Fax: 734-936-1925