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    The Center for Orthopaedic & Biomechanics Research (COBR, at Boise State University is
    pleased to announce two Graduate Research Assistantship openings in the
    Intermountain Orthopaedics Sports Medicine and Biomechanics Research
    Laboratory for the 2008-2009 academic year. Applicants have the option
    to select from three graduate programs leading to a Master of Science
    degree: Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or Exercise and
    Sports Studies (Kinesiology Dept). All applicants must be admitted to
    the Boise State University Graduate College.

    Responsibilities: Graduate Research Assistants are expected to
    contribute 20 hours per week toward assisting with laboratory research
    and related activities, maintenance of laboratory equipment, data
    collection, and assistance with setting up undergraduate lab

    Current Research Areas: Musculoskeletal modeling of the upper
    extremity, diagnosis of shoulder pathology, shoe-turf interactions in
    NFL football, quantification of joint kinematics using medical imaging,
    tissue properties of ruptured anterior cruciate ligaments, landing
    mechanics in children.

    Stipend: A graduate student stipend of $24,000 for twelve months and
    tuition waiver are available for qualified candidates. Extremely
    qualified candidates will be considered for the BSU Graduate Residential
    Scholar program, which also covers lodging on campus. Qualifications:
    Outstanding students from engineering and related sciences are
    encouraged to apply. Course background in the following areas is
    desirable: mathematics, computer programming, anatomy, signal
    processing, and image processing.

    Applications: Please send a letter of interest, transcript (unofficial
    copies are fine), CV, and the names and contact information of three
    references. Letters of interest should be received as soon as possible.
    We will continue our search until a suitable candidate is found. Please
    send materials to:

    Michelle B. Sabick, PhD
    Co-Director, COBR
    Boise State University
    1910 University Drive
    ET 204
    Boise, ID 83725-2075