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Research Assistant - Foot and Ankle Biomechanics - North Chicago, IL

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  • Research Assistant - Foot and Ankle Biomechanics - North Chicago, IL

    The Movement Analysis and Translational Science Laboratory at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science is accepting applications for a research assistant. We are seeking an individual interested in investigating the relationship between biomechanics and functional outcomes in people with foot and ankle pathologies. Our current project is a multidisciplinary study funded by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    · Maintain laboratory and equipment
    · Coordinate study and laboratory needs
    · Assist in experimental set up and data acquisition
    · Data management, analyses, reduction and synthesis
    · Report generation and manuscript preparation

    Education, Skills, & Experience:
    Bachelor's or master's degree in biomedical engineering, biomechanics, or equivalent degree is required. Must be able to work independently and with a team. Familiarity with motion capture / analysis, inverse dynamic calculations, MATLAB, and basic research/statistical methodology is preferred. A minimum of one year of rehabilitation related research experience is also preferred.

    Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and continue until the position is filled.

    If you are interested, please contact Dr. Frank DiLiberto at

    Frank DiLiberto PT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Physical Therapy
    Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
    3333 Green Bay Road
    North Chicago, IL 60064