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Research Assistant- Stanford Movement Disorders Center



Start Date: January 2006



Job Details:

Research in patients with movement disorders (such as Parkinson's disease,
Dystonia, Tremor) based on measures of fine, limb, and axial measures of
motor control. Elements include data collection, analysis, statistical
comparison, and assisting with manuscript/grant writing. Job also includes
data collection and patient testing during clinic and intra-operative
monitoring 1-2 days per week.



Desired Skills:

Research experience in Biomechanics and/or Motor Control. Superior
organization and interpersonal skills. The candidate must be able to take
initiative but also work with a team of people. Background with clinical
research and Human Subjects/HIPAA compliance is desirable. Basic computer
skills including spreadsheets, database entry, presentations, statistical
packages, and WORD are necessary. Familiarities with relational database
programs and/or programming/MATLAB experience are desirable.



Education:

Bachelors or Master's degree in biological sciences, computer science, or
engineering sciences necessary.



Please send resume/CV and letter of intent to:

Melanie Vancil

Stanford Movement Disorders Center

Department of Neurology

300 Pasteur Dr. Rm A343

Stanford CA 94305



Salary based on education and experience.





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