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    The Shriners Hospital, Intermountain Unit in Salt Lake City, Utah has
    an opening for a full-time kinesiologist in our new Gait Laboratory.
    This laboratory is being equipped with a six-camera VICON 370 system,
    four AMTI force plates, E-med and Pedar pressure distribution
    systems, Motion Lab surface and fine wire EMG, upper extremity
    instrumented walking aides and a motorized dynamometer. An
    interdisciplinary team approach, consisting of physicians, engineers,
    therapists, kinesiologists, prosthetists and orthotists, will be

    The Intermountain Unit supports both clinical and research efforts.
    Clinically, we serve patients from six intermountain states and two
    Mexican provinces with the most frequent patient conditions being
    cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, scoliosis and upper and lower
    limb prosthetics and orthotics. Research efforts are strengthened
    via a close affiliation with the University of Utah (the distance
    between the University and Shriners Hospital is less than 2 miles).
    In addition, there is potential for funding and multi-site studies
    within the Shriners system.

    Candidates for this position should have a B.S. degree in kinesiology
    (M.S. preferred) and experience working in a gait or biomechanics
    laboratory. Salary and benefits are competitive and based on previous
    work experience and education. Shriners hospitals are equal
    opportunity employers that provide a stable, productive work
    environment in the health care field.

    Interested applicants should forward a statement of purpose and their
    resume to Dr. J D'Astous, Medical Director Gait Laboratory, Shriners
    Hospital, Intermountain Unit, Fairfax Road at Virginia Street, Salt
    Lake City, UT 84103.

    e-mail replys to:
    Diane Nicholson at