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    Director, Movement Science Lab, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children,
    Dallas, Texas

    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is seeking a Director for its
    Movement Science Lab. The Lab is located in a modern, state of the art
    facility, which is funded by an endowment. The current staff includes two
    biomechanists, a biomedical engineer, a student, and secretary. A staff
    pediatric orthopaedic surgeon serves part-time as Medical Director.

    The Hospital, affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical
    Center at Dallas, has been providing free care to patients with orthopaedic
    and neurologic disabilities for 76 years. The lab focuses on clinical
    applications of gait analysis in all aspects of pediatric orthopaedics.

    Research Responsibilities: The Director will take a significant leadership
    role in the research activities of the Lab. This will include formulating
    hypotheses regarding significant questions in pediatric orthopaedics,
    designing protocols needed to address those hypotheses, executing those
    protocols, and providing guidance to Lab staff and visiting researchers.
    The Director will provide scientific and technical support as part of a
    multidisciplinary team in the Lab. The Director will develop short and
    long-range plans for the lab and its resources.

    Clinical Responsibilities: The Director will coordinate Lab staff in order
    to provide medical staff with clinically meaningful analyses of human
    movement and muscle strength in patients being treated at the Hospital.

    Ph.D. required, in bioengineering or comparable field. Record of published
    research in biomechanics of movement science required. Supervisory
    experience required.

    This position provides an exceptional career opportunity for an innovative,
    team-orientated individual experienced in technical and patient-care aspects
    of biomechanical measurement and analysis. Texas Scottish Rite Hospital is
    an equal opportunity employer. A comprehensive benefits package and salary
    commensurate with experience are offered as well as the potential for a
    University appointment.

    Qualified candidates please send vita to:

    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
    Attn: Human Resources Department
    2222 Welborn St.
    Dallas, TX 75219
    Fax: (214)559.7595

    If you would like more information, please contact Nasreen Haideri,

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