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    Movement Science Laboratory
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
    Dallas, Texas, USA

    The Movement Science Laboratory at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas is accepting applications for a full-time research assistant position.

    The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of patient testing, including assisting with computerized gait analysis data collection, range of motion measurements, strength assessments and metabolic evaluation during locomotion. Primary responsibilities will also include processing and reducing data, recruiting subjects for ongoing studies, and delivering high quality, valid data to principal investigators, physicians, fellows and senior Movement Science Lab staff.

    Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in human movement, excellent organizational skills, a background in research and Vicon motion capture experience. Software expertise with Vicon Nexus, Polygon, Excel, Word and Power point are a plus. Experience working with children is also favorable. A bachelors degree in the sciences with research experience is required.

    The Movement Science Lab currently has over a dozen active research protocols, as well as providing a clinical service to our staff orthopedists. The laboratory is equipped with a 12 camera VICON motion capture system, 5 AMTI force platforms, a Novel EMED platform, Cosmed K4B2 O2 system, Biodex System for strength testing, and a 10 channel Motion Analysis Lab EMG system. TSRHC offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send a detailed CV to for consideration.

    Kirsten Tulchin, M.S.
    Director of Movement Science
    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
    2222 Welborn St
    Dallas, TX 75219

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