Dear Biomch-L readers,

The following position advertisements were received today from Christopher
J. Edington, Manager, Biomechanics Laboratory, Converse Inc., One Fordham
Road, North Reading, MA 01864-2680, U.S.A., Tel. +1(508) 664-1100, Telex
940-700 (no fax or email listed); both are classified as new positions in
the Biomechanics Laboratory, R & D Division, with direct responsibility to
Mr. Edington. Citizenship or immigrant status requirements were not listed.


(1) Product Evaluation Specialist

Purpose: to plan, execute, analyze, and report results of product evaluation
under minimal supervision. Scope of evaluation would be determined by the
Laboratory Manager and would generally involve the testing of functional
aspects of athletic shoes. Listed qualifications are: B.S. or M.S. in Bio-
mechanics, Exercise Science, or related engineering field; 1 - 3 years ex-
perience in research-related field, preferably athletic footwear. Experience
with electronics instrumentation and computer programming preferred.

(2) Biomechanics Product Representative

Purpose: meeting with Converse endorsement athletes on a proactive basis to
discuss any special footwear needs and soliciting feedback on the quality and
performance on Converse athletic footwear. Listed qualifications are: B.S. or
M.S. in Biomechanics, Exercise Science, or Sports Medicine related fields pre-

Further details are available from Mr Edington as mentioned above.

Good luck to interested readers! hjw