Motion & Sports Analysis Lab Engineer

The John C. Wilson Jr. Motion & Sports Analysis Laboratory at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Orthopaedic Center of Excellence has an immediate opening for a Motion Lab Engineer. The Motion Lab Engineer is a key member of the motion lab team and is responsible for all technical aspects of clinical operations. Specific responsibilities are collecting, processing, verifying and maintaining the integrity of all data including motion, force, and electromyography. The engineer is also responsible for managing all data storage and overseeing the technical aspects of all motion lab equipment. The engineer works closely with the Director of Research, Dr. Tishya Wren, on the technical aspects of research projects.

The mission of the John C, Wilson Jr. Motion & Sports Analysis Laboratory is to improve the walking ability of children with neuromuscular problems, to maximize recovery following sports related injuries, and to identify young athletes who are at risk of injury. This mission is accomplished through comprehensive clinical and technological evaluation and research. A combination of highly skilled, experienced personnel and state-of-the-art technology allows the motion lab to maintain its leadership position in the field of motion analysis.

Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals and is acknowledged worldwide for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of only 10 children’s hospitals in the nation—and the only children’s hospital on the West Coast—ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report and named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of children’s hospitals.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a premier teaching hospital and has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

The Motion Lab Engineer position requires graduation from an accredited school of engineering with a B.S. degree or equivalent in biomedical, mechanical or electrical engineering. Experience in motion analysis preferred.

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