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    Here's a faculty job annoucement -- and one for grad student positions --
    that might be of interest to some in the list:

    The Catholic University of America
    Biomedical Engineering Faculty Position

    A tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor
    (Associate Professor for exceptional candidates) is available in support of
    our initiatives in HomeCare and TeleRehabilitation Technologies. This is
    the second of two positions funded in part by a Special Opportunity Award
    from The Whitaker Foundation. Candidates are expected to have at least one
    degree in bio/biomedical engineering (or at least five years of professional
    work experience involving bio/biomedical engineering applications); to have
    an undergraduate engineering degree; to develop a productive program in
    research, teaching, and service; and to work effectively within a team
    This position targets the emerging areas of telehomecare and
    telerehabilitation. Applicants needn't have direct experience in these new
    fields, but should be prepared to be part of the team that has obtained over
    $5.5 million in funding during 1998 for research and development activities
    that target these areas. Appropriate backgrounds include expertise in:
    rehabilitation engineering and healthcare telematics/intelligent systems.
    Also valued is a strong knowledge of physiology, experience interacting with
    healthcare providers, and interest in product development/evaluation. The
    search committee chair is Dr. Jack Winters (, 202-319-5843).
    Applications will be reviewed starting in mid-November, with the position to
    start as soon as possible (earliest: January 1999, latest: August 1999).
    Applicants should send a cover letter, detailed CV, statement of purpose,
    and list of 4 references to:
    Biomedical Engineering Search Committee, Pangborn G-32
    The Catholic University of America
    Cardinal Station
    Washington, DC 20064
    The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic
    Church as a national university and center of research and scholarship.
    Regardless of their religious or denominational affiliation, all employees
    are expected to respect the University's mission and act in accord with its
    aims and goals in the fulfillment of the responsibilities defined by their
    appointment. CUA is located on a 154-acre campus in the Nation's capital
    and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


    Funded Positions for 8-10 new BME Graduate Students!

    We are looking for new doctoral and master's level students, especially to
    work within our new HomeCare and TeleRehab Technology Center, funded in part
    by $6 million in external grants from The Whitaker Foundation, the National
    Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, DOD, and NSF ($11
    million total, counting funding from the nearby National Rehab Hosp).
    Positions to start in January or June of 1999. For more information,
    call/email Dr. Jack Winters (, 202-319-5843) or Dr. Corinna
    Lathan (, 202-319-5095).

    [Note: a few of these positions could involve a significant movement
    biomechanics component. Also possibility of working with the NIH Biomech

    Jack M. Winters, Ph.D.
    Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering
    Catholic University of America, Washington DC 20064
    202-319-5843 (-4499 fax)

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