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  • Full-time Research Assistant, Center for the Intrepid, B.A.M.C., San Antonio, TX

    RESEARCH ASSISTANT- Full-Time
    MILITARY PERFORMANCE LAB
    CENTER FOR THE INTREPID

    The Henry M. Jackson Foundation is actively seeking a full-time Research Assistant for a funded protocol to study the effects of prosthetics and orthotics on gait. This position is located in the Military Performance Laboratory (MPL) within the Center for the Intrepid (CFI)/Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC), San Antonio, TX and is available for immediate hire.

    Required skills/knowledge
    - Candidate must have a Master’s degree in Biomechanical Engineering, or related field, from an accredited institution
    - Working knowledge of biomechanics and familiarity with the function of gait laboratories and research protocols
    - Interpersonal skills to work effectively with patients and staff
    - Ability to learn new software quickly, troubleshoot computer related issues, and provide a high attention to detail
    - Knowledge of Matlab, Vicon Nexus, and Visual 3D is highly desirable

    Candidates will have the opportunity to work in the largest military treatment facility in the U.S. The aim of the CFI is to provide state-of-the-art care for wounded service members as they return to the highest levels of physical, psychological and emotional function. The MPL provides injured military members with the best technology available to precisely analyze and interpret movement dysfunctions. More information can be found at:

    http://www.sammc.amedd.army.mil/pati...mmc_north/cfi/

    http://www.bamc.amedd.army.mil/depar.../vignettes.asp
    (See in particular the “CAREN” and “Gait Lab” videos)

    San Antonio (pop. 1.33 million) is the seventh largest city in the U.S. and the second largest city in Texas. It boasts a thriving biotech industry, low cost-of-living, and a sunny climate. Travel + Leisure named San Antonio as one of America’s favorite cities. San Antonio has some of the state’s most visited attractions and festivals: The Alamo (1), The River Walk (2), SeaWorld® San Antonio (4), Six Flags® Fiesta Texas® (13); San Antonio Zoo (14); Fiesta San Antonio (23).

    To apply, please visit www.hjf.org/careers and reference job #207511

    Questions and resumes may also be addressed to:
    Nicole Mazella, Recruiter, Human Resources Department
    Henry Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
    nmazzella@hjf.org
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