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Research Assistant at Center for Limb Loss and Mobility, VA Puget Sound in Seattle, WA

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  • Research Assistant at Center for Limb Loss and Mobility, VA Puget Sound in Seattle, WA

    The Henry M. Jackson Foundation is seeking a full-time Clinical Research Assistant II to support research at the Center for Limb Loss and MoBility (CLiMB) located at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, WA.

    1. Assist collection and processing of biomechanical and physiological data.
    2. Synthesize test session results and generate reports.
    3. Assist with explaining protocols and obtaining informed consent of research subjects.
    4. Maintain files on research subjects.
    5. Maintain equipment and computer resources.
    6. Assist with generating knowledge products from research such as manuscripts, reports and presentations including the editing and formatting of documents. Distributes manuscripts and reports to all scientific collaborators as required.
    7. May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of biomechanics and familiarity with the function of gait laboratories and research protocols is desirable. 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, Cortex, and Visual 3D is highly desirable. Strong writing skills are also desirable.

    Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical/Biomechanical/Mechanical Engineering, Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physiology or related field from an accredited institution required. Master’s Degree preferred.

    Interested candidates can submit their resume/CV at:

    Review of applicants is currently underway.

    For research-related questions, please email