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    Marquette University's Department of Engineering is offering a graduate
    research assistantship available September 1, 1997 (a January 1, 1998,
    starting date would be considered).

    The student selected for this assistantship will be participating in a
    research project investigating the ergonomics of computer keyboards. More
    specifically, Marquette researchers are investigating wrist kinematics and
    forearm musculature electromyographic activity (EMG) for various keyboard/
    work station configurations. This research is being sponsored by the Office
    Ergonomics Research Committee, which is composed of several computer and
    office equipment manufacturers. The project is a collaborative effort
    involving the Departments of Engineering and Physical Therapy at Marquette

    - B.S. in Mechanical, Industrial, Biomedical or Civil Engineering
    - Ability to work independently
    - Strong work ethic
    - Self-motivation, eagerness to learn

    - Monthly stipend
    - Paid tuition for full-time graduate student status in the Dept. of
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Marquette University.
    - The opportunity to establish professional contacts with employees from
    various computer manufacturers
    - The opportunity to conduct research in physical ergonomics

    For more information, please contact:

    Dr. Richard Marklin
    Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
    Marquette University
    (414) 288-3622

    or Dr. Guy Simoneau at the address below.

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    Guy G. Simoneau, Ph.D., P.T., A.T.C.
    Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Department
    Marquette University
    Walter Schroeder Complex, Room 346
    P.O. Box 1881
    Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881

    Phone: 414-288-3380
    Fax: 414-288-5987
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