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    Position Announcement

    Full-time Research Associate

    Rehabilitation Science Research Laboratory

    Department of Physical Therapy

    Creighton University

    Omaha, Nebraska USA

    Applications are invited for a full-time research associate position in
    the Rehabilitation Science Research Laboratory of the Department of
    Physical Therapy, Creighton University. The successful candidate will
    join in a team with a spectrum of expertise in movement science,
    rehabilitation engineering and clinical research. The primary
    responsibilities of the position are to participate in recruiting
    subjects, scheduling tests, data collection, and processing of research
    examining physiological and biomechanical characteristics of motor
    symptoms in individuals with movement disorders. An important emphasis
    of the position is to assist in submission of manuscript and grant
    related to laboratory research initiatives. Other responsibilities
    include laboratory record keeping, preparing graphics, setup of
    laboratory tests, calibrating/maintaining equipment and ordering

    Applicants should have a master's degree in one of the following
    disciplines or a related area: biomedical engineering, biomechanics,
    mechanical engineering, exercise science, kinesiology. Experience in
    biomedical measurements of human movements and Matlab programming are
    highly desirable.

    The Creighton Rehabilitation Science Research Laboratory is focused on
    analysis of movements with particular emphasis on persons with
    neurologic or orthopedic impairments. The laboratory is equipped with a
    Biodex, MotionAnalysis Hi-Rez system using EvA RealTime, Kintrack and
    Orthotrak software running on Windows XP computing platforms,
    custom-built apparatus measuring upper extremity movements, bodyweight
    supported treadmill, a force platform, two electromyography systems
    (Delsys and Motion Lab Systems; both surface and fine wire),
    accelerometers and footswitch/event markers
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    The position is funded through an NIH grant. To apply, please submit a
    CV, name and contact information of three referees to

    Rui-Ping Xia, M.S., Ph.D.
    Department of Physical Therapy
    Creighton University
    2500 California Plaza
    Omaha, NE 68178

    Tel: 402-280-5946