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    Laboratory of Soft Tissue Injury post SCI

    Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences

    The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

    Job Title: Research coordinator

    Description: A position for research coordinator is available immediately in
    the Laboratory of Soft Tissue Injury post SCI in Northwestern University in
    Chicago. The position is intended to support various research projects
    ongoing in our lab. The responsibilities of this position and qualifications
    include the following:


    ü Subject recruitment, supervised by the PI. These subjects will
    include persons with musculoskeletal disorders, stroke, or spinal cord

    ü Participate in all aspects of animal study (rat and minipig)

    ü Participate in all aspects of data organization, management, and

    ü Set up and conduct experiments including subjects’ preparation, data
    collection equipment set up, and execution of protocol

    ü Instruct, train, supervise, and evaluated students in procedures and

    ü Maintain appropriate administrative records

    ü Prepare human subject experimental protocols for IRB review

    ü Prepare animal experimental protocols for IACUC review

    ü Participating team work to work around hours for some intensive


    ü Bachelor’s degree required, a Master’s degree is a plus, preferably
    in biomedical sciences, clinical engineering, and related fields

    ü Experience of assisting biomedical research in an academic

    ü Experience of managing data

    ü Must possess excellent interpersonal and management skills

    ü Must have good writing skills

    ü Must have specialized skill and experience, or willing to take the
    training, in working with patient with musculoskeletal and/or neurological

    ü Previous experience with animal study (rat, minipig) is highly
    preferred, or willing to take the training and working with animals (rat,

    To apply, e-mail a cover letter with a statement of interests, a
    resume/curriculum vita, and the names of three individuals whom can be
    contacted as references to: Mohsen Makhsous, PhD. e-mail:

    More information of the departments and lab can be found in following links:

    Northwestern University:

    Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences:

    Laboratory of Soft Tissue Injury post SCI

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